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  • Passenger

    A person on board a vessel at sea who is neither the master, a member of the crew nor engaged in any way in the...

  • Passenger spaces

    Spaces provided for the accommodation and usage of passengers, excluding baggage, store, provision and mailrooms...

  • Passenger/cargo ship FINNMARKEN

    The FINNMARKEN is a cruise ship that can carry vehicles and both dry and refrigerated cargoes.

  • PaxCar ferry MARTIN i SOLER

    The ferry features a hull topped with a virtually full length superstructure containing four decks laid out with...

  • Payload

    Freight-carrying capacity of a ship.

  • Pedestal roller fairlead, pedestal roller guide

    A roller fairlead usually operating in a horizontal plane. Its function is to change the direction of lead of a...

  • Pelagic freezer trawler AFRIKA

    The pelagic freezer stern trawler AFRIKA is designed to operate in the tropics, fishing mainly for sardinella and...

  • Pelagic species

    Fish living above the bottom levels, predominantly such as herring and mackerel.

  • Pentamaran

    The patented hull form developed by Nigel Gee and Associates Ltd.

  • Perbunan

    A seawater- and oil-resistant rubber compound used for sterntube lip seals.

  • Performance Standards for Protective Coatings (PSPC)

    The new industry guidance contained in the IMO Resolution MSC.215(82) provides requirements for protective coatings...

  • Period of roll

    The time necessary for one complete double oscillation or roll of a ship as from port to starboard and back to...

  • Periodical hull surveys

    Annual, intermediate and special surveys. The purpose of the annual and intermediate surveys is to confirm that...

  • Permanent magnet motor

    The electrical motor of the novel type. It promises high powers at relatively low weights. However, it always requires...

  • Permanent set, deflection of seal

    After the seal has been in service for some time, the rubber loses some of its elasticity and has a permanent groove...

  • Permeability of the space

    There are many different spaces and compartments on board a ship. Some of them could be quite empty, others can...

  • Personnel capsule

    A manned, non-self-propelled submersible tethered unit consisting of one or more chambers. All of them are maintained...

  • Personnel evacuation system

    The method of evacuation from an oil rig in very severe weather conditions. The system consists of a cable car...

  • Petroleum

    Crude oil and liquid hydrocarbon derived from it.

  • Petroleum gas

    A gas evolved from petroleum. The main components of petroleum gases are hydrocarbons, but they may also contain...

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