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  • Petroleum products

    Petroleum oils are characterised as either black or white (clean). Black oils include crude oil, furnace oil, fuel...

  • Physically drying paints

    Paints that dry solely by evaporation of solvent. The binder is unreactive.

  • PICKUPCAT concept

    The PICKUPCAT concept is based on dividing a vessel into two separate parts: a self-contained catamaran containing...

  • Pier

    The structure perpendicular to the shoreline to which a vessel is secured for the purpose of cargo loading and...

  • Piggy-back cover

    Hatch cover arrangement where a wheeled panel carriers another panel on its top during travel on the coaming.

  • Pigments (painting)

    Powders, insoluble in resins, which give the paints their colour, finish, and protective properties.

  • Pile

    A hollow steel pipe installed into the sea bed by means of a piling hammer or vibrator and used as anchoring point.

  • Pillar

    Vertical member or column giving support to a deck girder, flat or similar structure: also called stanchion.

  • Pilot

    A person who is qualified to assist the master in navigation while entering or leaving a port.

  • Pilot boat, pilot launch, pilot tender, pilot cutter

    Usually small, fast and highly manoeuvrable craft used to deliver pilots from a harbour to vessels.

  • Pilot ladder

    A rope ladder provided for a pilot to embark and disembark safely. The pilot ladders shall be located in a place...

  • Pilot mechanical hoist

    A pilot boarding hoist raised by a power winch. The mechanical pilot hoist should be designed to operate as a moving...

  • Pilot shelter platforms

    Covered stands required by Regulations on Navigation in Panama Canal Waters onboard vessels with a breadth of 30.48m...

  • Pilotage

    The activity carried out by a pilot assisting the master of a ship in navigation while entering or leaving a port.

  • Pinholes

    Tiny holes through the entire paint film down to the substrate formed during application and drying.

  • Pinpoint rusting

    Local rusting at pinholes or holidays.

  • Pintles

    The pins or bolts that hinge the rudder to the gudgeons on the sternpost or rudderpost.

  • Pipe fittings

    Components such as sleeves, elbows, tees, bends, flanges, etc., which are used to join pipe sections.

  • Pipe joints

    Butt-welded joints, socket-welded joints, slip-on welded sleeve joints, flanged joints, threaded joints, expansion...

  • Pipe schedules

    Pipe schedules are designations of pipe wall thicknesses as given in American National Standard Institute, ANSI...

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