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CSR

Continuous Service Rating



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CONTINUOUS RATING

The rating of a component or equipment which defines the substantially constant conditions which can be tolerated for an indefinite time without significant reduction of service life.

GMDSS

Global Maritime Distress and Safety System a global communications service based upon automated systems, both satellite and terrestrial, to provide distress alerting and promulgation of maritime safety information for mariners

ANTI-WEAR ADDITIVE

Improves the service life of tribological elements operating in the boundary lubrication regime. Anti-wear compounds (for example, ZDDP and TCP) start decomposing at 90° to 100°C and even at a lower temperature if water (25 to 50 ppm) is present.

Safety NET

INMARSAT service for promulgating MSI to ships on the high seas, it includes shore-to-ship relays of distress alerts and communications for SAR coordination

WWNWS

World-Wide Navigational Warning Service established by IMO in collaboration with I HO for the dissemination of navigational warnings to ships

CRITICAL TANK

A tank used in custody transfer service or any tank which could have a significant product loss.

MMSI

Maritime Mobile Service Identity 9-digit ITU identification number allocated to ships operating DSC

API ENGINE SERVICE CATEGORY

Gasoline and diesel engine oil quality levels established jointly by API, SAE, and ASTM, and sometimes called SAE or API/SAE categories; formerly called API Engine Service Classifications.

DISPOSABLE

An element intended to be discarded and replaced after one service cycle.

ARCS

Admiralty Raster Chart Service electronic raster charts produced by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office

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