always afloat



Related Terms

ALWAYS AFLOAT

(AA) - provision in a charter party, that the vessel must remain afloat at all times when unloading and discharging.

REFLOAT

To pull a vessel off after grounding; to set afloat again

FLOTSAM

Debris or cargo that remains afloat after a shipwreck.

LIFEBELT

A device such as a buoyant ring or inflatable jacket which keeps a person afloat in the water.

AAOSA

Always afloat or safe aground. The condition for a vessel whilst in port.

AFLOAT

Of a vessel which is floating freely (not aground or sunk). More generally of vessels in service

DEAD IN THE WATER

Not moving (used only when a vessel is afloat and neither tied up nor anchored).

LIFEJACKET

A device such as a buoyant ring or inflatable jacket which keeps a person afloat in the water.

PERSONAL FLOTATION DEVICE

A device such as a buoyant ring or inflatable jacket which keeps a person afloat in the water.

DRY HARBOR

A small harbor which either dries at low water or has insufficient depths to keep vessels afloat during all states of the tide. Vessels using it must be prepared to take the ground on the falling tide.

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