A type of electronic navigational chart (ENC) format. The S-57 digital chart is a vector format based on the S-57 object model.
The anode made of metal less noble than steel in the galvanic series (zinc or aluminium).
Ametal can be made cathodic by electric connecting to a more anodic metal within the electrolyte.
Handling of rig anchors is one of the most demanding and dangerous tasks performed in the marine service industry.
Capsizing of COSTA CONCORDIA and fire of engine room on board CARNIVAL TRIUMPH show that hundred years after tragic sinking of the ocean liner TITANIC passenger ships are still not sufficiently safe.
The speed of a vessel allowing the maximum possible time for effective action to be taken to avoid a collision and to be stopped within an appropriate distance.
The SWL for shipboard lifting appliances and heavy lift cranes is the load that each complete crane assembly is approved to lift on the cargo hook, excluding the weight of the gear (hook, block, wire, etc.).
An accepted working procedure which ensures a person to be able to perform a particular task safely and without being exposed to any unnecessary risks.
The maximum permissible pressure in cargo hoses.
A device which in operating condition expels the gas at a velocity in excess of the flame propagating velocity of that gas mixture
An automatic control system designed to automatically lead controlled machinery to a predetermined less critical condition in response to a fault...
Workstation on the bridge at which monitoring displays and operating elements of systems serving the ship’s own safety are concentrated.
The area around an offshore installation within a radius of 500 m. Ships are prohibited from entry except under special circumstances, e.g. when in distress.
A condition where the bow and stern are supported by buoyancy and the ship's middle portion is not. The upper deck is under compression, the bottom under tension.
Excess flow paint, also called runs or curtains.
The Saimaa Canal runs through Russian as well as Finnish territory, and provides a direct route to and from ports located in the Saimaa Lake District.
Concentration of salt in water. Measured in part per million (PPM).
An instrument which measures and indicates the amount of sodium chloride, expressed in parts per million, in a given sample of water.
The money paid for assistance in saving a ship or other goods from danger at sea or the actual goods themselves.
A body which acts, through its surveyors, to establish the nature, cause and extent of damage to a vessel and advice regarding repair or any means of determining the extent of loss.