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  • Bulk carrier, bulker

    A vessel designed to carry dry cargo, loaded into the vessel with no containment other than that of the ship, s...

  • Fusion

    The melting of filler metal and base metal (substrate) together, or of base metal only, to produce a weld.

  • Fuse

    A device that protects an electrical circuit from overcurrent.

  • Furnace

    Interior of boiler where fuel is burnt.

  • Funnel

    A smokestack of a vessel.

  • Fumes

    Harmful gas produced by fires, chemicals, fuel, etc.

  • Full speed

    Highest possible speed of a vessel.

  • Fuel-water emulsification (FEW)

    Invisible smoke technology is based on fuel-water emulsification (FEW), whereby the heavy fuel or diesel oil is...

  • Fuel oil tank protection

    Old vessels, but unfortunately also many new ones, have bunkers in double hull and any shell damage can result...

  • Fuel oil transfer system

    This system receives and stores fuel and delivers it to settling tanks. Fuel oils are loaded through deck fill...

  • Fuel viscosity

    A measure of resistance of the fuel to flow at a stated temperature. According to ISO, the kinematic viscosity...

  • Fuel oil unit

    The equipment used for preparation of oil fuel for delivery to an oil-fired boiler, or equipment used for preparation...

  • Fuel oil treatment

    Fuels supplied to a ship must be treated on board before use in order to remove solid as well as liquid contaminants...

  • Fuel oil system

    Various piping systems, provided for bunkering, storage, transfer, offloading and treatment of fuel oils.

  • Fuel oil stability

    Fuel oils are produced from various crude oils and refinery processes. Due to incompability, such fuels can occasionally...

  • Fuel oil service tank

    An oil fuel tank that contains only the required quality of fuel ready for immediate use. Two oil fuel service...

  • Fuel oil service system

    see fuel oil systems.

  • Fuel oil

    Any oil used as a fuel in connection with the propulsion and auxiliary machinery of the ship.

  • Fuel Conditioning Module (FCM)

    A new automated two-stage fuel oil supply module developed by Alfa Laval.

  • Fuel cell power pack

    A fuel cell power pack consists of a fuel and gas processing system (the balance of plant), and a stack of fuel...

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