A space where alarm bells are installed on the bridge of a ship to trace or rectify any machinery faults. The computerized devices will report any fault immediately it appears and the engineers on board can attend to the necessary ramifications.

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BUMPKIN

The spar projecting from stern of ship

REMOTE REFRIGERATING SYSTEM

Refrigerating system in which condensing unit is away from space to be cooled.

AIR GAP

The space between magnetic poles, or between the rotating and stationary assemblies in a motor or generator.

TRAMP FREIGHTER

A cargo ship engaged in the tramp trade.

CORDAGE

Ropes in the rigging of a ship

WEATHER SIDE

The side of a ship exposed to the wind.

BRIDGING

A condition of filter element loading in which contaminant spans the space between adjacent sections of a filter element, thus blocking a portion of the useful filtration.

DOGWATCH

A short, evening period of watch duty on a ship

TWEEN DECK

The space between any two adjacent decks

FARDAGE

A wood placed in bottom of ship to keep cargo dry

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