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  • Subdivision length

    The greatest projected moulded length of that part of the ship at or below deck or decks limiting the vertical...

  • Submerged arc welding (SAW)

    An arc welding process that uses an arc or arcs between a bare metal electrode or electrodes and the weld pool...

  • Submerged turret loading (STL) system

    The system of loading of a shuttle tanker directly from the production platform developed by Statoil and the Maritime...

  • Submersible

    A self-propelled craft capable of carrying personnel and/or passengers while operating underwater, submerging...

  • Subsea Construction Vessel BOA DEEP C

    Built in China at Jin Ling shipyard, and outfitted in Spain at Factorias Vulcano shipyard, BOA DEEP C is believed...

  • Suction anchor

    A large hollow steel pipe forced into the seabed by means of a pump connected to the top of the pipe, creating...

  • Suite

    The most luxurious and spacious of all shipboard accommodation.

  • Sulphur tanker

    A tanker designed to carry molten sulphur at high temperature, in independent, insulated tanks.

  • Sulphur tanker SULPHUR ENTERPRISE

    Built by McDermott’s Shipyards, USA, the sulphur tanker has four holds fitted with selfsupporting, insulated tanks...

  • Summer waterline

    The deepest waterline to which a merchant vessel is legally allowed to be loaded within certain specified geographical...

  • Superstructure

    A decked structure on the freeboard deck extending from side to side or with the side plating not inboard of the...

  • Supertrawler HELEN MARY

    The large deep-sea freezer-factory trawler HELEN MARY has a flush upper deck with a threetiered superstructure...

  • Supply vessel

    A ship intended for carriage and/or storage of special material and equipment and/or which is used to provide facilities...

  • Surface Effect Ships (SES)

    Vessels which benefit from an aerostatic force generated by a downward air current. See also hovercraft.

  • Surface finish of hot rolled steel plates

    Steel plates must have a workmanlike finish and must be free from defects and imperfections which may impair their...

  • Surface preparation

    A process of surface cleaning before paint application. The surface preparation is of great importance for the...

  • Surface preparation grades

    The Swedish Standard Institution has published a very useful handbook entitled “Degrees of rust on steel surfaces...

  • Surveillance boat

    A fast boat used by coastguard service.

  • Survey

    Examination, testing and evaluation of the results and decision making.

  • Survey launches, tenders

    Small motor boats carried on board the hydrographic vessel for use in surveying operations.

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