A person serving on a merchant ship except the master.
All-weather search & rescue craft used to help ships and people in distress.
A portable transmitter designed for survivor location during search and rescue operations.
The German Sea Rescue Service (DGzRS) decided to have a new rescue vessel in 2000. It took three years to bring this new project to fruition, and 27-knot HERMANN MARWEDE was delivered in 2003.
A pattern according to which vessels and/or aircraft may conduct a coordinated search.
The speed of searching vessels directed by the on-scene commander or co-ordinator surface search.
The storage of heat or cold for use at a later time when either may not be available if required quantities.
The structural support for an item of machinery or equipment.
The ability of a ship to operate in all types of weather and sea states.
A term used to describe a ship which has adequate strength, freeboard and stability in order to carry and deliver its cargo in good condition.
The second (symbol: s, abbreviation: sec) is the base unit of time in the International System of Units (SI).
The licensed member of the engine department, in charge of twelve to four watch. On steam vessels he usually is responsible for boilers, on diesels, the evaporators and the auxiliary equipment.
Second generation biofuels, also known as advanced biofuels, are fuels that can be manufactured from various types of non-food biomass such as plant materials and animal waste. Second generation feedstocks include lignocellulosic biomass or woody crops, agricultural residues or waste, as well as dedicated non-food energy crops.
The licensed member of the deck department, in charge twelve to four watch. A ship navigation officer.
The liquid-resisting outer element of a cargo containment system designed to ensure temporary containment of any envisaged leakage of liquid cargo through the primary barrier...
A secondary cell is a type of electrical battery which can be charged, discharged into a load, and recharged many times.
Some plants have a secondary containment system that encompasses the primary system.
A liquid used for the transmission of heat, without a change of its state.
Secondary energy is a carrier of energy, such as electricity.
A liquid or gas which is first cooled in the evaporator of a refrigeration system and then circulated through the refrigerated space.