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  • Shifting boards

    Wooden planks which are used to partition holds to prevent the movement of loose bulk cargoes. They are fitted...

  • Shifting cargoes, shifting loads, sliding loads

    Granular cargoes that adversely affect the stability. During roll, the granular material, such as grain, coal...

  • Shim

    A thin strip of metal which is used to adjust the clearance between mating parts, e.g. the two halves of a big...

  • Ship

    A sea-going or coastal vessel which is not propelled by oars.

  • Ship design process

    The development of a new ship design is carried out in three steps.

  • Ship elevator

    A ship lifting system. The ship elevator includes a number of hydraulic lift/lower chain jack stations on each...

  • Ship identification number, IMO number

    Passenger ships of 100 gt and above and cargo ships of 300 gt and above are to have an identification number (IMO...

  • Ship model basins

    Hydrodynamic test centres equipped with model testing tanks and propulsor testing facilities to perform experiments...

  • Ship motions

    A ship at sea moves in six degrees of motion: heave, sway, surge, roll, pitch and yaw. The first three are linear...

  • Ship resistance

    The motion of a ship through water requires energy to overcome resistance, i.e. the force working against movement...

  • Ship Security Officer (SSO)

    The specific individual onboard the ship who is designated by the Company.

  • Ship Structure Access Manual

    A manual describing means of access to carry out overall and close-up inspections and thickness measurements.

  • Ship types

    Depending on their mission, ships can be divided into different categories.

  • Shipboard incineration

    The incineration of wastes or other matter on board a ship, if such wastes or other matter have been generated...

  • Shipboard incinerator

    A shipboard facility designed for the incineration of wastes or other matter on board, generated during the normal...

  • Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plan (SMPEP)

    Regulation 26 of Annex I of MARPOL requires every oil tanker of 150 gt and above and every ship other than an oil...

  • Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plan For Noxious Liquid Substances

    According to MARPOL 73/78, Annex II, reg. 16, every ship of 150 tons gross tonnage certified to carry noxious liquid...

  • Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (SOPEP)

    The plan consisting of procedures and descriptions of actions to be taken in the event of an oil pollution incident.

  • Shipboard technical manual

    Any document that explains how to use, maintain and operate the ships and their equipment.

  • Shipboard tests

    After installation on board, the machinery and the equipment is tested during dock tests and subsequent sea trials...

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