Stowing cargo destined for a specific location close together to avoid unnecessary cargo movement.



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BELL SUCTION

A flared end of a liquid cargo pipeline positioned close to the bottom of the tank.

LIFT

1) A change in wind direction enabling a yacht to point in a direction that was previously too close hauled. 2) A rope or tackle from a boom to the mast to support and move it for cargo working.

SAILING FREE

Sailing in a direction other than close hauled.

OS&D

Abbreviation for 'Over, Short or Damaged' Usually discovered at cargo unloading.

HYGROSCOPIC CARGO

a cargo capable of absorbing moisture in the form of a gas.

CAPACITIVE ELECTROMETER

An instrument for measuring small voltages; the voltage is applied to the plates of a capacitor when they are close together, then the voltage source is removed and the plates are separated, increasing the potential difference between them to a measurable value. Also known as condensing electrometer.

CUTOFF TIME

The latest time cargo may be delivered to a terminal for loading to a scheduled train or ship.

SHIP SECURITY PLAN

A plan developed to ensure the application of measures on board the ship and designed to protect persons on board, cargo, cargo transport units, ship's stores or the ship from the risks of a security incident.

GAS-DANGEROUS SPACE or ZONE

A space or zone (defined by the Gas Codes) within a ship’s cargo area which is designated as likely to contain flammable vapor and which is not equipped with approved arrangements to ensure that its atmosphere is maintained in a safe condition at all times. (Refer to the Gas Codes for a more detailed definition).

LOAD LINE REGULATIONS

Regulations concerning the stowage, lashing, and securing of timber deck cargoes aboard general cargo vessels.

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