For the purposes of NSCV Part B, all persons who: a) have knowledge of safety procedures and handling of safety equipment on board; b) are not passengers, or members of the crew, or children under one year of age; c) are carried on board in connection with the special purpose of that vessel, or because of special work being carried out aboard that vessel; and d) are able bodied.

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Device to stop unit, equipment or system if unsafe pressure and/or temperatures and/or dangerous conditions are reached.


Amount of time an unit, equipment or system is run per hour or per 24 hours.


The process of orienting the measuring axes of the inertial components of inertial navigation equipment with respect to the coordinate system in which the equipment is to be used. inertia


Apparatus or equipment used in heating, ventilating, and air conditioning.

A & A'S

Alterations and additions to the structure, rigging and equipment of a warship.


1. Unwanted and confusing signals or patterns produced by nearby electrical equipment or machinery, or by atmospheric phenomena. 2. The variation of wave amplitude with distance or time, caused by superposition of two or more waves. Sometimes called WAVE INTERFERENCE.


Any piece of equipment that is jammed or entangled, or dirtied.


An unlicensed member of the engine room staff whose duties consist in standing watch in the boiler room and insuring the oil burning equipment is working properly.


The state or condition of a vessel when it is not in a proper state of maintenance, or if the loading equipment or crew, or in any other respect is not ready to encounter the ordinary perils of sea.


Very heavy cargoes that require specialized equipment to mov

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