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  • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME)

    An US based non-profit, technical organisation founded in 1893. SNAME is dedicated to promoting the art, science...

  • Soft coating

    Coating which does not dry or which partially dries. It remains soft during its life time.

  • SOLAS

    International Convention on Safety of Life at Sea adopted in 1974 by IMO.

  • SOLAS 90

    The amendments concerning the way in which the subdivision and damage stability of dry cargo ships was to be calculated.

  • SOLAS 90 + 50

    see Stockholm Agreement.

  • Solids

    The non-volatile matter in a paint composition, i.e. the ingredients. After drying they create the paint film.

  • Solvent-free coating

    It is a 100% solid coating. For practical purposes this may be extended to cover materials containing a small amount...

  • Solvents

    Liquids, usually volatile, used in the manufacture of paint to dissolve or disperse the binder-forming constituents...

  • Sonar

    Sound Navigation Ranging. Electronic equipment which provides the means to search and detect submerged obstructions...

  • Soot blowers

    Equipment used to remove the products of combustion from boiler tubs.

  • Sophisticated paints

    Paints based on unconventional binders, such as epoxies, chlorinated rubbers, vinyls etc.

  • Sounding pipe

    A pipe which leads down to almost the bottom of a tank to enable the depth of liquid to be measured by a sounding...

  • Source of electrical power

    Emergency source of electrical power – A source of electrical power intended to supply the emergency switchboard...

  • SOx SCRUBBER SYSTEMS

    If the vessel operates in areas where SOx emissions are controlled, compliance can be achieved using low sulphur...

  • Spaces

    Separate compartments including holds and tanks.

  • Spar platform, deep draft caisson vessel

    see OFFSHORE PRODUCTION AND STORAGE INSTALLATIONS.

  • Spark arrester

    A device which prevents spark from the combustion in prime movers, boilers, etc. from reaching the open air.

  • Spatters

    Metal particles expelled during fusion welding that do not form a part of the weld.

  • Special category spaces

    Enclosed spaces above or below the bulkhead deck intended for the carriage of motor vehicles with fuel in their...

  • Special hull penetrations

    Hull penetrations for installations such as echo sounder, speed log, and impressed current cathodic protection...

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