JIT

The abbreviation for 'just in time,' which is a way to minimize warehousing costs by having cargo shipped to arrive just in time for its use. This inventory control method depends on extremely reliable transportation.

Related Terms

ADJUSTABLE DIFFERENTIAL

A means of changing the difference between the control cut-in and cut-out points.

BULK CARGO

Cargo such as oil, coal, ore, woodchips, etc. not shipped in bags or containers

ACTION

Refers to the action of a controller. It defines what is done to regulate the final control element to effect control.

SHED MODE

A method of demand control that reduces kW demand through shedding and restoring loads.

TRAMP FREIGHTER

A cargo ship engaged in the tramp trade.

CAPACITY PLAN

A plan outlining the spaces available for fuel, cargo, ballast, fresh water, etc, with guides on weight and volume for spaces at various drafts and displacements

ACCELERATION

The time rate of change of velocity; i.e., the derivative of velocity; with respect to time.

RUNNING TIME

Amount of time an unit, equipment or system is run per hour or per 24 hours.

COMBI

Vessel designed for a combination of passengers, and different types of cargo.

GROUP REPETITION INTERVAL

The specified time interval of a Loran C chain for all stations of the chain to transmit their pulse groups. For each chain a minimum group repetition interval (GRI) is selected of sufficient duration to provide time for each station to transmit its pulse group and additional time between each pulse group so that signals from two or more stations cannot overlap in time anywhere within the coverage area. The GRI is normally stated in terms of tens of microseconds; i.e., the GRI having a duration of 79,900 microseconds is stated as 7900.

Related questions

MarineProHelp 2018 - 2022