On or in a vessel. synonymous with 'on board.'



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SPECIAL PERSONNEL

For the purposes of NSCV Part B, all persons who: a) have knowledge of safety procedures and handling of safety equipment on board; b) are not passengers, or members of the crew, or children under one year of age; c) are carried on board in connection with the special purpose of that vessel, or because of special work being carried out aboard that vessel; and d) are able bodied.

SMNV

Standard Marine Navigational Vocabulary adopted by IMO for communications on board ship as well as for those between ship and shore

STATION

The allotted place or the duties of each person on board

FIRE PARTY

A group of crew members trained for fire fighting on board

FOAM MONITOR

A powerful foam fire extinguisher standing by aboard tankers loading or discharging oil

MASS DISEASE

An illness preferably of an infectious nature seizing more than two persons on board at the same time

EMBARK

To go aboard a vessel

BOOM

A mast or yard, lying on board in reserve.

SCUTTLEBUTT

Cask of drinking water aboard a ship; rumour, idle gossip

STORE

A general term for provisions, materials and supplies used aboard ship

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