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July 12, 2011 - 06:58:45 pm

Tackle: Traditionally pronounced "tay-kle," it refers to gear on deck in general or, specifically, to blocks and their...

July 03, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

Mess: Part of the ship's company that eats together, (such as the officers' mess) and, by extension, the place where they eat....

July 03, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

Mess: Part of the ship's company that eats together, (such as the officers' mess) and, by extension, the place where they eat....

May 20, 2011 - 06:01:59 pm

Breakbulk cargo: Non-containerized general cargo stored in boxes,bales, pallets or other units to be loaded onto or discharged...

May 08, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

MARINE SURVEYOR: Person who inspects a ship hull or its cargo for damage or quality.MASTER: The officer in charge of the ship...

April 29, 2011 - 02:45:27 pm

TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT - Management of the maintenance, crewing and insurance of the ship.TERMINAL - the business unit in ports...

April 24, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

CREW - The personnel engaged on board ship, excluding the master and officers and the passengers on passenger ships.CREW LIST...

April 17, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

Dunnage: Wood or other material used in stowing ship cargo to prevent its movement. Fender piles: This is the wooden or...

April 01, 2011 - 04:35:06 pm

FENDER PILES: The wooden or plastic pilings on the outer edge of the wharf function like the fenders on a car. They are there...

March 18, 2011 - 05:39:50 pm

RETURN CARGO - A cargo which enables a ship to return loaded to the port or area where her previous cargo was loaded.REVERSIBLE...

March 11, 2011 - 06:05:54 pm

Bulk cargo: Loose cargo (dry or liquid) that is loaded (shoveled, scooped, forked, mechanically conveyed or pumped) in volume...

February 27, 2011 - 07:50:25 pm

FENDER PILES: The wooden or plastic pilings on the outer edge of the wharf function like the fenders on a car. They are there...

February 21, 2011 - 01:36:37 pm

Berth: (verb) To bring a ship to a berth. (noun) The wharf space at which a ship docks. A wharf may have two or three berths,...

February 20, 2011 - 03:37:19 pm

DUNNAGE: Wood or other material used in stowing ship cargo to prevent its movement.FENDER PILES: The wooden or plastic pilings...

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