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  • RESCUBE evacuation system

    A novel idea of evacuation of a large number of people from a passenger vessel, proposed by Jan Ingar Norheim and...

  • Rescue boat davits

    Usually hydraulic operated slewing or pivoting davits designed for launching and recovery of a fully-manned rescue...

  • Rescue boat, Man Over Board (MOB) boat

    A davit-launched, motor-propelled light boat provided to perform man-overboard retrieval and raft marshalling duties...

  • Rescue co-ordination centre (RCC)

    Land-based authority conducting and co-ordinating search and rescue operations in a designated area.

  • Rescue team

    A group of crewmembers standing by in case of emergency in order to assist other teams in action if necessary.

  • Research ships

    Specialized ships engaged in oceanographic research, marine exploration, offshore exploration and survey, fisheries...

  • Reserve buoyancy

    Enclosed spaces, which provide buoyancy in addition to that required by a vessel to float. It is always considered...

  • Residual stability

    The positive range of the righting lever curve after damage, with external heeling levers taken into account.

  • Resilient mountings

    Machine supports which utilize springs or an elastomeric material to prevent the transmission of vibration to the...

  • Resin

    A hard, brittle substance insoluble in water.

  • Resonance thickness measurement (RTM)

    A new thickness-measuring technique introduced by Det Norske Veritas. RTM sensor emits a spectrum of resonated...

  • Restricted area

    A deck, space, area, etc., not permitted to be entered for safety reasons.

  • Restricted visibility

    Any condition in which visibility is restricted by fog, mist, falling snow, heavy rainstorms, sandstorms or any...

  • Retarded injection timing, late injection

    Retarded start of injection is a commonly used primary method for effective NOx emission reduction in the diesel...

  • Reverse current protection

    A relay fitted between a generator and the switchboard which will trip and disconnect the main circuit breaker...

  • Ride control system

    A stabiliser system designed to reduce the craft wave-induced motions. Fast ferries operating in rough water require...

  • Rig move

    The movement of an oil rig, drilling platform, etc., from one position to another.

  • Rigging

    Ropes, wire ropes, lashings, masts, booms, etc.

  • Righting arm GZ

    When the ship floating at rest in still water is inclined by an external force to a small angle fi, the centre...

  • Rigid pipelaying vessel SEVEN OCEANS

    Built at the Merwede Shipyard in Netherlands, the SEVEN OCEANS is intended for installation of rigid pipes up to...

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