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All gear, such as pilot ladder, accommodation ladder, hoist, etc., necessary for a safe transfer of the pilot



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SPREADER (OF PILOT LADDER)

Step of a pilot ladder which prevents the ladder from twisting

GUEST WARP

A forward leading rope from an accommodation ladder or gangway to assist vessels in coming along side.

IDLER GEAR

A gear situated between a driving gear and a driven gear to transfer motion, without any change of direction or of gear ratio.

RUDDER STOCK

A vertical rudder shaft that connects to the steering gear

GROSS TONNAGE

Gross tonnage includes a ships internal volume, excluding such spaces as the peak, double bottom, deep tanks used only for water ballast, bridge, forecastle, open-ended poop, certain light and air spaces, skylights, anchor and steering gear spaces, toilets, the wheelhouse, and certain passenger spaces

CONDUCTION

The transfer of heat by molecular collision. This process is more efficient in metals and other thermal conductors and poorer in fluids and insulators such as refractory.

SHIFTING

Moving the ship to suit the location of shore cargo loading gear

HEATING SURFACE

That surface which is exposed to the heating medium for absorption and transfer of heat to the heat medium per American Boiler Manufacturers Association (ABMA).

LOW FIRE START

The firing of a burner with controls in a low-fire position to provide safe operating condition during light off.

CONVECTION

The transfer of heat or mass by large-scale fluid movements. When the process occurs, due to density and temperature differences, it is termed natural convection. When the process occurs due to external devices (such as fans), it is termed forced convection.

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