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I am altering my course to port

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IACS

International Association of Classification Societies

IADC

International Association of Ddrilling Contractors

IAIN

International Association of Institutes of Navigation

IALA

International Association of Lighthouse Authorities

IAPH

International Association of Ports and Harbors

IASST

International Association for Sea Survival Training

IBC Code

International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk, IMO

IBCS

Integrated bridge control system

IBIA

International Bunker Industry Association Ltd

ICAB

International Cargo Advisory Bureau

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ICHCA

International Cargo Handling Coordination Association

ICS

International Chamber of Shipping: Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers: international code of signals

ICW

Intercoastal Waterway : bays, rivers, and canals along the coasts (such as the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts), connected so that vessels may travel without going into the sea

IFO

Intermediate Fuel Oil

IFSMA

International Federation of Ship Masters' Associations

IFTPA

International Forest Product Transport Association

IGC Code

International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk,IMO

IGO

inter-governmental organisation

IGS

inert gas system

IHB

International Hydrographic Bureau

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IHMA

International Harbour Masters' Association

IHO

International Hydrographic Organisation

IICL 

Institute of International Container Lessors

IIMS

International Institute of Marine Surveyors

ILO

International Labor Organization; Based in Geneva, it is one of the oldest components of the UN system of specialized agencies and has been involved over the years in appraising and seeking to improve and regulate conditions for seafarers.

IMarE

Institute of Marine Engineers

IMB

International Maritime Bureau

IMDG

International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code

IMF

International Monetary Fund.

IMLA

International Maritime Lecturers Association

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IMO

International Maritime Organization: Formerly known as the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO), was established in 1958 through the United Nations to coordinate international maritime safety and related practices.

IMPA

International Maritime Pilots' Association

IMPA

International Marine Purchasing Association

IN &/OR OVER

Goods carried below and/or on deck

In Irons

having turned onto the wind or lost the wind, stuck and unable to make headway

INBOARD

More toward the center of a vessel; inside; a motor fitted inside a boat.

INCOTERMS

(Refer to comments in covering statement on front page A-F)

IND

Indication

INERT GAS SYSTEM

A system of preventing any explosion in the cargo tanks of a tanker by replacing the cargo, as it is pumped out, by an inert gas, often the exhaust of the ship's engine. Gas-freeing must be carried out subsequently if worker have to enter the empty tank

INFLAMMABLE LIQUIDS

Liquids liable to spontaneous combustion which give off inflammable vapors at or below 80 degrees F. For example, ether, ethyl, benzine, gasoline, paints, enamels, carbon disulfide, etc.

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INLAND WATERS

term referring to lakes, streams, rivers, canals, waterways, inlets, bays and the like.

INLS-code

International Noxious Liquid Substances

INMARSAT

International Maritime Satellite System.

Inmarsat

International Marine Satellite Organisation

INTEGRATED TUG BARGE

A large barge of about 600 feet and 22,000 tons cargo capacity, integrated from the rear on to the bow of a tug purposely constructed to push the barge.

Intercargo

International Association fo Dry Cargo Shipowners

INTERCOASTAL

domestic Shipping routes serving More than one coast.

INTERMODAL

Carriage of a commodity by different modes of transport, i.e. sea, road, rail and air within a single journey

INTERMODALISM

the concept of transportation as a door-to-door service rather than port-to-port. thus efficiency is enhanced by having a single carrier coordinating the movement and documentation among different modes of Transportation.

INTERNATIONAL LOAD LINE CERTIFICATE

A certificate which gives details of a ship's freeboards and states that the ship has been surveyed and the appropriate load lines marked on her sides. This certificate is issued by a classification society or the Coast Guard.

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INTERNATIONAL OIL POLLUTION COMPENSATION FUND

An inter-governmental agency designed to pay compensation for oil pollution damage, exceeding the shipowner's liability. It was created by an IMO Convention in 1971 and started its operations in October 1978. Contributions come mainly from the oil compa

INTERNATIONAL TONNAGE CERTIFICATE

a certificate issued to a shipowner by a government department in the case of a ship whose Gross and net tonnages have been determined in accordance with the International convention of tonnage measurement of ships. the certificate States the Gross and net tonnages together with details of the spaces attributed to each.

INTERNATIONAL WATERWAYS

Consist of international straits, inland and interocean canals and rivers where they separate the territories of two or more nations. Provided no treaty is enforced both merchant ships and warships have the right of free and unrestricted navigation through these waterways.

INTERTANKO

(International Association of Independent Tanker Owners) An association of independent tanker owners whose aims are to represent the views of its members internationally.

INTRACOASTAL

domestic shipping routes along a single coast.

INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY

ICW: bays, rivers, and canals along the coasts (such as the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts), connected so that vessels may travel without going into the sea.

IOLT

Institute of Logistics and Transport

IOPC

International Oil Pollution Fund

IS

information systems

ISDN

integrated services digital network

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ISDP

integrated ship design and production

ISF

International Shipping Federation

ISGOTT

International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals

ISM Code

International Safety Management Code, IMO

ISMA

International Ship Managers' Association

ISO

International Standards Organisation

ISSA 

International Ship Supplies Association

ISSN

international standard serial number

ISU

International Salvage Union

IT

information technology

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ITF

International Transport Workers Federation (Trade Unions). Complies on crewing

ITINERARY

Route.Schedule

ITOPF

International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation

IU

If Used

IUA

International Underwiting Association

IUHTAUTC

If Used, Half Time Actually To Count

IWL

Institute Warranty Limits


 

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