feedback
Enter marine-related query and AI bot will look for best match in our DB.
 

A bank that, in its own country, handles the business of a foreign bank.



Related Terms

BANK

A large area of elevated sea floor.

BANK CUSHION

In a restricted channel, especially one with steep banks, bank cushion tends to force the bow away from the bank due to the increase in the bow wave on the near side

BANK SUCTION

The bodily movement of a ship toward the near bank due to a decrease in pressure as a result of increased velocity of flow of water past the hull in a restricted channel

DAM

A barrier to check or confine anything in motion; particularly a bank of earth, masonry, etc., across a watercourse to keep back moving water

DIKE

A bank of earth or stone used to form a barrier, which restrains water outside of an area that is normally flooded.

LEFT BANK

The bank of a stream or river on the left of an observer facing downstream

LEVEE

  1. An artificial bank confining a stream channel or limiting adjacent areas subject to flooding. 2. on the sea floor, an embankment bordering a canyon, valley, or sea channel

RIGHT BANK

The bank of a stream or river on the right of the observer when he is facing in the direction of flow, or downstream.

SWASH

  1. A narrow channel or sound within a sand bank, or between a sand bank and the shore. 2. A bar over which the sea washes. 3. The rush of water up onto the beach following the breaking of a wave.

MUD OR LOWER DRUM

A pressure chamber of a drum or header type located at the lower extremity of a water- tube boiler convection bank which is normally provided with a blowoff valve for periodic blowing off of sediment collecting in the bottom of the drum.

Related questions

MarineProHelp 2018 - 2020

First time here? Check out the FAQ!

If you've arrived to new location and wonder how to dress comfortably according to weather, check Comfiesto

×