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  • Force Majeure

    The title of a standard clause in marine contracts exempting the parties from nonfulfillment of their obligations...

  • Force

    Acceleration or retardation of the mass results from an applied force. When unit mass is given unit acceleration...

  • FORAN

    CAD/CAM/CIM system from Spanish consulting and engineering house Sener.

  • Folding cover

    Any variety of hatch cover, which hinges and folds during opening.

  • Foam, also froth

    An aerated solution that is used for fire prevention and fire-fighting. Foam is an efficient agent for extinguishing...

  • Foam system

    A foam system has a storage tanks containing foam concentrate.

  • Foam solution

    The mixture produced by diluting foam concentrate with water before processing to make foam.

  • Foam filled fender

    In this type of a fender, the core consists of closed-cell, resilient, energy absorbing foam covered with protective...

  • Foam extinguishing systems

    Fixed, low- and high-expansion foam systems are permitted in the machinery spaces and fixed, low-expansion systems...

  • Foam concentrate

    The full strength liquid received from the supplier, which is diluted and processed to produce foam. When using...

  • Flywheel

    A large disc or wheel fitted to the crankshaft of an internal combustion engine. It acts as a store of kinetic...

  • Flux-cored arc welding (FCAW)

    An arc welding process that uses an arc between a continuous filler metal electrode and the weld pool.

  • Flush deck ship

    A ship that has no superstructure on the freeboard deck.

  • Flume

    A roll stabilisation system using an athwartships tunnel or tank connecting two wing tanks. The water movement...

  • Fluid

    A liquid, a gas or combination thereof.

  • Flue gas system with topping up generator

    It consists of a flue gas system supplemented by a separate small (500 Nm3/h) inert gas generator. The flue gas...

  • Flue gas system

    If available, flue gas from ship boilers can be used for inerting. The flue gas system washes and cools the boiler...

  • Flue gas economizer

    A preheater arranged in the flue gas duct of boiler used for preheating of feedwater with no steam produced.

  • Floor

    A bottom transverse member mounted in the double bottom to support the inner bottom plating, can be watertight...

  • Flooding

    The uncontrolled entry of seawater into a tank or compartment as a result of damage.

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