Fitted with cabins and catering facilities for offshore crews. Semisubmersible accommodation units are often called 'Flotels'.


Related Terms

QUARTERS

Accommodations.

SLEEPING BERTH

A bed or sleeping accommodation on a boat or ship.

ACCOMMODATION SHIP

A ship or hulk used as housing, generally when there is a lack of quarters available ashore. An operational ship can be used, but more commonly a hulk modified for accommodation is used.

BOARDING ARRANGEMENT

All gear, such as pilot ladder, accommodation ladder, hoist, etc., necessary for a safe transfer of the pilot

ACCOMMODATION

The living quarters of a vessel.

BRIDGE HOUSE

An upper deck superstructure of officer's accommodation and staterooms..

DAY-SAILER

A sailing boat with limited accommodation for short passages.

GUEST WARP

A forward leading rope from an accommodation ladder or gangway to assist vessels in coming along side.

INCINERATION AREA

An officially designated offshore area for the burning of chemical waste by specially equipped vessels. The depiction of incineration areas on charts (in conjunction with radio warnings) is necessary to insure that passing vessels do not mistake the burning of waste for a vessel on fire.

CONSTRUCTION UNIT

A vessel equipped to assist during offshore construction and maintenance work.

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