Arrangements of stiffeners used to support hull plating. Two different types of framing are in general use or may...
The fore-and aft distance, heel to heel, of adjacent transverse frames.
A term used to define one of the transverse members that constitute the riblike part of the skeleton of a ship...
The propagation of a crack through the thickness of a material. It may be further described by nature of the surface...
A term used to describe the growth of marine plants and animals on man-made structures in the sea.
A line, wire, net, etc., is wound round the propeller.
Anchor cable is twisted around or it has been fouled.
Any naturally occurring organic fuel formed in the earth’s crust.
The part of a ship where entrance region meets the parallel middle body.
A vertical line through the intersection of the foreside of the stem with the waterline on which the length is...
At or in the direction of the bow. Also the fore part of the ship.
FSA is a rational and systematic process for assessing the risks associated with shipping activity and for evaluating...
A machine used to pick up and move goods loaded on pallets or skids.
Steel worked to a desired shape by hammering while extremely hot.
Packaged timber, pulp, board, newsprint, lightweight coated (LWC) paper, baled waste paper.
The lower end of a ship's stem which curves to meet the keel.
A deck forming the upper boundary of a forecastle.
A superstructure which extends from the forward perpendicular aft to a point which is forward of the after perpendicular...
In line with the length of the ship; longitudinal.
The watertight compartment situated forward of the collision bulkhead.
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