A type of clip for attaching a flag to a flag halyard.


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CLEAT

Clips at intervals on the horizontal stiffeners of hatch coamings to secure the hatch covers

CLIP

A device that fastens by gripping, clasping, or hooking one part to another.

CLIP LEAD

A short piece of flexible wire with an alligator clip or similar temporary connector at one or both ends.

DANGEROUS CARGO ENDORSEMENT

An endorsement issued by a flag state administration to a certificate of competency of a ship’s officer allowing service on dangerous cargo carriers such as oil tankers, chemical carriers, or gas carriers.
Depending on the position and degree of personal responsibility, the following types of evidence are determined: tankerman - minimal responsibility, assistant - personnel directly involved in cargo operations, responsible person - personnel directly responsible for cargo operations and compliance with safety measures during cargo handling.

FLAG OF CONVENIENCE

Flags of nations which offer favorable tax structures and regulations. Ships registering under the laws of these nations are not always required to establish their home location in that country.

BOBBLY

A pennant or flag bearing the owner's colours, mounted on the topsail trunk

WAFT

The signal flag on a vessel.

BLUEPETER

A blue flag with white square in centre used as ship's signal

JACK

The ship's flag flown from jack-staff at bow of vessel.

ABSENTEE PENNANT

Special pennant flown to indicate absence of commanding officer, admiral, his chief of staff, or officer whose flag is flying (division, squadron, or flotilla commander).

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