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A crane arm for handling lifeboats, stores, etc.



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LIFEBOAT DAVIT

A crane on a ship which hold the lifeboat. It is constructed in such a way as to lower and lift the lifeboat the easiest way possible and are also unobstructed in case of an emergency.

CRANE

A machine designed for moving and lifting weight by means of a movable projecting arm or a horizontal beam, which is able to travel over a certain distance.

FORECASTLE

The raised part of the forward end of a ship's deck. It is used for the storing paints, tackle, deck stores, tarpaulins, ropes, etc.

HATCHWAY

An opening in a deck through which cargo and stores are loaded or unloaded

SELF-SUSTAINING SHIP

A containership fitted with her own crane for loading and discharging containers

STORE

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

LAUNCH

To lower, e.g. lifeboats to the water

HYDRAULIC ACCUMULATOR

A pressurized vessel used to store hydraulic energy for the case when hydraulic pumps pressure unavailable i.e. various emergency conditions.

HARD ARM

An articulated metal arm used at terminal jetties to connect shore pipelines to the ship’s manifold.

HATCH OR HATCHWAY

An opening in a deck through which cargo and stores are loaded or unloaded

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