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  • Very high frequency (VHF)

    The direct method of voice communication. It is limited in range with normal equipment to under 100 miles, though...

  • Very large crude carrier (VLCC)

    Tankers in the 250,000 to 300,000 tonnes deadweight range were first introduced in the mid-1960s.

  • Very large crude carrier FRONT CENTURY

    The ship has a total of 15 cargo oil tanks: five centre oil tanks and five pairs of side cargo tanks, with a combined...

  • Vessel constrained by her draught

    A power-driven vessel which, because of her draught in relation to the available depth and width of the navigable...

  • Vessel engaged in fishing

    The term ”vessel engaged in fishing” means any vessel fishing with nets, lines, trawls or other fishing apparatus...

  • Vessel not under command

    The term “vessel not under command” means a vessel which through some exceptional circumstance is unable to manoeuvre...

  • Vessel restricted in her ability to manoeuvre

    A vessel which due to the nature of her work is restricted in her ability to manoeuvre and is therefore unable...

  • VIBRATION

    Excessive vibration of ship structures and equipment can be a serious problem and lead to failure of the propulsion...

  • Vibration damper

    A device fitted to an engine crankshaft to suppress or reduce the stresses resulting from torsional vibration.

  • Vibration measurements

    The evaluation of vibration on board the ship shall be based on the results of measurements carried out under the...

  • Vigilance system

    A system provided to verify the officer of the watch alertness.

  • VIKING EVACUATION MINI CHUTE

    The double-ended ferry DOKTOR WAGEMAKER carries 1750 passengers on the 20 minutes crossing.

  • VIKING MARINE EVACUATION SYSTEM

    In the event of an emergency at sea where there is a need to abandon ship, every second counts and rapid evacuation...

  • Viscosity

    A measure of a fuel resistance to flow. The viscosity of a fuel is an indication of the ability to pump, treat...

  • Vital auxiliary pumps

    They are pumps directly related to and necessary for maintaining the operation of the propulsion machinery.

  • V-Max tankers STENA VISION and STENA VICTORY

    Delivered by Hyundai, the 314,00dwt vessels STENA VISION and STENA VICTORY have one parameter in common with traditional...

  • Void space

    An enclosed space in the cargo area external to a cargo tank, other than a hold space, ballast space, oil fuel...

  • Voith Cycloidal Rudder

    The Voith Cycloidal Rudder is based on the Voith-Schneider Propulsor. It has a rotor casing that can rotate about...

  • Voith Turbo Fin

    The Voith Turbo Fin is a rotating cylinder at the end of the skeg. It ensures stable flow and increases lift by...

  • Voith Water Tractor

    A tug driven by the Voith-Schneider propellers arranged in the forebody. Underneath the propellers there is a nozzle...

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