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  • Tack weld

    A weld made to hold parts of a weldment in proper alignment until the final welds are made.

  • Tack welder

    A fitter, or someone under the direction of a fitter, who tack welds parts of a weldment to hold them in proper...

  • Tactical diameter

    see Manoeuvring parameters.

  • Take-me-home drive systems

    Emergency drive systems typically installed in ships with geared medium-speed engines by means of an electric motor...

  • Tank

    An enclosed space formed by the permanent structure of a ship and which is designed for the carriage of liquid...

  • Tank Arrangement Plan (TAP)

    A very important drawing that shows the position and the data of all ship tanks. To avoid misunderstandings, the...

  • Tank cleaning

    The process of removing hydrocarbon vapours, liquids or residues.

  • Tank cleaning machines

    see Washing machines.

  • Tank cleaning validation (TCV) system

    The software package for the monitoring of tank cleaning, developed by Toftejorg A/S. The system provides data...

  • Tank cover

    The protective structure intended to protect the cargo containment system against damage where it protrudes through...

  • Tank dome

    The upward extension of a portion of a cargo tank. In case of below-deck cargo containment system, the tank dome...

  • Tank Space Information

    As built documentation of tanks.

  • Tank support system for high-temperature cargoes

    A special tank support arrangement for use on board product tankers used for carrying asphalt, coal tar and molten...


    Tankers are ships carrying liquid cargoes in bulk; crude oil, oil products, chemicals, liquefied gases, molten...

  • Target useful life (painting)

    The target value, in years, of the durability for which the coating system is designed.

  • Tarpaulin

    A waterproof canvas covering for a hatch or other purpose.

  • Taut wire system

    The method of position finding which gives the position from the angle of a taut wire towards the davit.

  • Technical Data Sheet (painting)

    Paint manufactures’ Product Data Sheet which contains detailed technical instruction and information relevant to...

  • Technical file of an engine

    A record containing all detailed parameters, including components and settings of an engine, which may influence...

  • Telecommunications cable

    It comes in a variety of sizes ranging from 10mm to 80mm in diameter. Due to its inherent nature, the cable, especially...

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