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Survey systems of HMS ECHO and ENTERPRISE

marine

The multi-role hydrographic and oceanographic survey vessels ECHO and ENTERPRISE are designed for inshore and continental shelf operations.

Survey vessel

marine

A vessel designed to carry out geophysical and geotechnical surveys.

Surveyor

marine

A person charged with inspecting and reporting on engineering equipment, structure, etc on behalf of private interests or an official body.

Survivability of the ship

marine

A survival capability of a ship suffering some damage at site or bottom.

Survival craft

marine

A craft capable of sustaining the lives of persons in distress from the time of abandoning the ship, (SOLAS, Chapter III).

Survival Crafts and Rescue Boat Arrangement

marine

A classification drawing which shall contain sufficient information to check that proposed arrangement of lifeboats, liferafts and rescue boat meets all SOLAS requirements.

Survival speed

energy

All wind turbines are designed for a maximum wind speed, called the survival speed, above which they will be damaged.

Survival Systems International evacuation system

marine

The evacuation system designed for use on offshore installations.

Suspect areas

marine

Locations showing substantial corrosion and/or which are considered by the surveyor to be prone to rapid wastage.

Suspension

marine

A mixture with solid particles dispersed in the continuous water phase.

Suspension (chemistry)

energy

In chemistry, a suspension is a heterogeneous mixture of a fluid that contains solid particles sufficiently large for sedimentation.

Sustainability

energy

A process focussed on the future availability of resources that minimise or mitigate the use of harmful sources of energy.

Sustainability pillars

energy

Three closely interrelated pillars: economic, environmental, and social performance.

Sustainability yearbook

energy

A yearly publication produced by S&P Global recognising companies that are in the top 15% of companies in the sector.

Sustainable architecture

energy

Sustainable architecture is architecture that seeks to minimize the negative environmental impact of buildings by efficiency and moderation in the use of materials, energy, development space and the ecosystem at large.

Sustainable development

energy

Sustainable development is the organizing principle for meeting human development goals while simultaneously sustaining the ability of natural systems to provide the natural resources and ecosystem services on which the economy and society depend.

Sustainable development goals

energy

The Sustainable Development Goals are a collection of 17 interlinked global goals designed to be a "blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all".

Sustainable energy

energy

The use of energy is considered sustainable if it meets the needs of the present without compromising the needs of future generations.

Sustainable refurbishment

energy

Sustainable refurbishment describes working on existing buildings to improve their environmental performance using sustainable methods and materials.

SWATH research vessel PLANET

marine

On February 1st, 2005 the maritime journal HANSA chose the research vessel PLANET as the “Ship of the Year 2004”. This twin-hull vessel was built by Nordseewerke in Emden.

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