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Arrangements with a steamship line to transport containerized cargo.



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STEAMSHIP LINE

A steamship (ocean carrier) service running on a particular international route. Exampl

BASE NET

A system, in surveying, of quadrilaterals and triangles that include and are quite close to a base line in a triangulation system.

RISE OF FLOOR

The amount by which the line of the outer bottom plating amidships rises above the base line, when continued to the moulded breadth lines at each side.

PANCAKE AUGER

An auger having one spiral web, 12 to 15 inches (30 to 38 centimeters) in diameter, attached to the bottom end of a slender central shaft; used as removable deadman to which a drill rig or guy line is anchored.

LINE

Rope and cordage used aboard a vessel.

DIAGONALS

Fairing lines added to a vessel's body plan. They take the form of straight lines (usually three in smaller craft) drawn diagonally from the centreline, to strike the area of the waterline. The projection a line drawn from the series of intersection points found (of diagonal & waterline) along the hull, gives an indication of the likely water flow across the structure.

NORMAL SECTION LINE

A line on the surface of a reference ellipsoid, connecting two points on that surface, and traced by a plane containing the normal at one point and passing through the other point.

ALIGNMENT

The placing of objects in a line

ISODYNAMIC LINE

A line connecting points of equal magnetic intensity, either the total or any component

MAGNETIC MERIDIAN

A line of horizontal magnetic force of the earth. A compass needle without deviation lies in the magnetic meridian.

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