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  • Refit

    A complete maintenance and refurbishing process usually requiring the equipment overhaul and repair, cleaning and...

  • Refractory

    A material, usually in brick form, which is used to line boiler furnaces. It must resist high temperatures, change...

  • Refrigerant

    A fluid employed as the heat absorber or cooling agent in any refrigerating process. A refrigerant can be easily...

  • Refrigerated container, reefer box

    An insulated shipping container designed to carry cargoes requiring temperature control. It is fitted with a refrigeration...

  • Refrigerated fish carriers

    Fish processing vessels, fishing vessels, and mother ships of fishing fleet which are provided with facilities...

  • Refrigerated storage spaces

    Spaces designed for the storage of perishable cargo. Refrigerated cargo spaces are intended to transport perishable...

  • Refrigeration

    A process in which the temperature of a space or its contents is reduced to below the one of their surroundings.

  • Refrigeration machinery spaces

    Spaces dedicated for housing refrigerating machinery and the associated equipment.

  • Refrigeration system

    One or more refrigeration units, together with the piping and ducting system as well as the equipment necessary...

  • Refrigeration unit

    The machinery comprising the compressor with a driving motor, and a condenser, if fitted, independent of any other...

  • Relative density of liquid

    The ratio of the mass of a product volume to the mass of the equal volume of fresh water. For a product of limited...

  • Relative humidity

    The amount of water in the air compared to the maximum amount it can absorbe at that temperature.

  • Reliability

    The ability of a component, a machine or a system, to perform a particular function under stated conditions for...

  • Relief valve

    A valve which opens automatically to release excess pressure from a pipeline or a containment vessel, e.g. safety...

  • Remotely-operated vehicle (ROV)

    Tethered underwater robot. ROVs are common in deepwater industries. They became essential in the 1980s when the...

  • Remotely-operated vehicle Sealion 3000

    The Sealion 3000 is a deepwater work class, 100hp ROV capable of operating in depths to 3000 metres. Features include...

  • Removable tweendeck

    Multi-purpose vessels are often equipped with a removable tweendeck: a set of steel lift away pontoons which can...

  • Rendez-vous

    An appointment between vessels normally made by radio to have a meeting in a certain area or position.

  • Representative spaces

    Those spaces which are expected to reflect the condition of other spaces of similar type and service and with similar...

  • Required free-fall height

    The greatest distance measured from the still water surface to the lowest point on the lifeboat when the lifeboat...

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