A ship that transport cargo overseas are called ocean carriers and are powered by diesel fuel instead of steam, although many people still use the term 'steamship.

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BULK CARGO

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

BUMPKIN

The spar projecting from stern of ship

ANTISTATIC ADDITIVE

An additive that increases the conductivity of a hydrocarbon fuel to hasten the dissipation of electrostatic charges during high-speed dispensing, thereby reducing the fire/ explosion hazard.

TRAMP FREIGHTER

A cargo ship engaged in the tramp trade.

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.

CLOUD POINT

The temperature at which waxy crystals in an oil or fuel form a cloudy appearance.

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

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

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