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  • Stability Booklet, Stability Information

    see Loading and Stability Manual.

  • Stability data

    Stability data are a set of data resulting from ship design process. It covers stability characteristics pertaining...

  • Stability documentation

    Onboard Stability Documentation is the part of As Build Drawings. In order to operate the ship in a safe way, the...

  • Stability instrument

    A stability instrument is an onboard instrument comprising hardware and software, by means of which all relevant...

  • Stacking cover

    A type of a hatch cover in which the individual panels may by stacked to provide various opening arrangements.

  • Stairways

    Interior stairways, lifts and escalators (other than those entirely contained within the machinery spaces) and...

  • Stanchion

    A vertical column supporting decks, flats, girders, etc; also called a pillar. Rail stanchions are vertical metal...

  • Standard fire test

    A test in which specimens of the relevant bulkheads or decks are exposed in a test furnance to temperatures corresponding...

  • Standard loading conditions

    Loading conditions to be examined for the purpose of assessing whether the stability criteria are met.

  • Standby rescue vessel STRIL POSEIDON

    The rapid response rescue vessel STRIL POSEIDON was built by Aker Langsten for Simon Møkster Shipping in Stavanger...

  • Standby rescue vessels

    It is a requirement on most off shore fields to have emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRV) constantly on...

  • Starboard side

    The right-hand side of a ship when looking forward. Opposite to port.

  • Static load

    A load that results in the development of a stress field within a body without any acceleration of any part of...

  • Statutory certificates

    Governments have a duty under different conventions to issue the relevant certificates for their own flag vessels...

  • Statutory surveys

    Statutory surveys are required to satisfy International Convention requirements such as Load Line, SOLAS, and MARPOL...

  • Stays

    A term for bulwarks and hatch coaming brackets. Wires or ropes from the deck to the head of a mast, samson post...

  • Steam

    It is water vapour at a temperature of 100°C or more. It is a colourless, invisible gas.

  • Steam trap

    A special type of a valve which prevents the passage of steam but allows the condensate to pass.

  • Steam turbine

    A device for obtaining mechanical work from the energy stored in steam. Steam enters the turbine with a high energy...

  • Steel

    Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon which is made of pig iron by removing the excess of carbon and the undesirable...

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