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Ship resistance

marine

The motion of a ship through water requires energy to overcome resistance, i.e. the force working against movement.

Ship Security Officer (SSO)

marine

The specific individual onboard the ship who is designated by the Company.

Ship Structure Access Manual

marine

A manual describing means of access to carry out overall and close-up inspections and thickness measurements.

Ship types

marine

Depending on their mission, ships can be divided into different categories.

Shipboard incineration

marine

The incineration of wastes or other matter on board a ship, if such wastes or other matter have been generated during normal operation of that ship.

Shipboard incinerator

marine

A shipboard facility designed for the incineration of wastes or other matter on board, generated during the normal operation of the ship.

Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plan (SMPEP)

marine

Regulation 26 of Annex I of MARPOL requires every oil tanker of 150 gt and above and every ship other than an oil tanker of 400 gt and above to carry a Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (SOPEP) approved by the Administration.

Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plan For Noxious Liquid Substances

marine

According to MARPOL 73/78, Annex II, reg. 16, every ship of 150 tons gross tonnage certified to carry noxious liquid substances in bulk shall carry on board a Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plan...

Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (SOPEP)

marine

The plan consisting of procedures and descriptions of actions to be taken in the event of an oil pollution incident.

Shipboard technical manual

marine

Any document that explains how to use, maintain and operate the ships and their equipment.

Shipboard tests

marine

After installation on board, the machinery and the equipment is tested during dock tests and subsequent sea trials in accordance with the approved test programs.

Shipbroker

marine

A person who, on behalf of shipowner/shipper, negotiates a deal for the transportation of cargo at an agreed price.

Shipment

marine

A quantity of goods sent by sea.

Shipowner

marine

An owner, manager or operator having day-to-day commercial and/or operational control of the vessel.

Shipping

marine

A term relating to all aspects of marine transport. The transport of goods by sea.

Ship-to-ship (STS) transfer operation

marine

It is an operation where crude oil or petroleum products are transferred between seagoing ships moored alongside each other.

Shipyard

marine

The place where ships are built or repaired.

Shockley–Queisser limit

energy

In physics, the Shockley–Queisser limit is the maximum theoretical efficiency of a solar cell using a single p-n junction to collect power from the cell where the only loss mechanism is radiative recombination in the solar cell.

Shop primer

marine

A rust preventing paint for temporary protection of steel applied immediately after blasting, generally in low thickness and before welding and other fabrication.

Shore supply

marine

Electricity supply from the shore mains when a ship is in dock undergoing repairs.

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