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• R = Romeo
omeo
Meaning
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The way is off my ship. You may feel you way past me

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R&D

research and development

RADIO OPERATOR

Maintains and monitors radio, sends and receives messages. often Maintains Electronic Navigation equipment.

RAM

random access memory

RCC

rescue coordination centre

RCDS

Raster Chart Display Systems

RCVR

Receiver

RDF

radio direction finder

Reach

sailing with a beam wind

Ready about

prepare to come about

Recap

Recapitulation of the terms and conditions agreed

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RECAP

Recapitulation of the terms and conditions agreed

Reef

to reduce the size of a sail

REEFER

Refrigerator ship; a vessel designed to carry goods requiring refrigeration, such as meat and fruit. A reefer ship has insulated holds into which cold air is passed at the temperature appropriate to the goods being carried.

REEFER BOX

An insulated shipping container designed to carry cargoes requiring temperature control. It is fitted with a refrigeration unit which is connected to the carrying ship's electrical power supply.

RENCĀ 

Regional Electronic Navigational Chart Co-Ordinating Centre

RETURN CARGO

a cargo which enables a ship to return loaded to the port or area where her previous cargo was loaded.

REVERSIBLE

(Detention). If loading completed sooner than expected at load port, then days saved can be added to discharge operations.

Reversible-time

Option for charterers to add together time allowed for loading & discharging relative to terms of a particular charter party

RF

range finder, radio frequency

Rhumb line

a straight line compass course between two points

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Rigging

the standing rigging is the mast and support lines, running rigging is the lines with which you adjust the sails

RINA

Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Registro Italiano Navale (classification society)

RMT

National Union of Rail, Maritime And Transport Workers

RNCĀ 

Raster Navigational Chart

RO/RO SHIP

Freight ship or ferry with facilities for vehicles to drive on and off (roll-on roll-off); a system of loading and discharging a ship whereby the cargo is driven on and off on ramps. Equipped with large openings at bow and stern and sometimes also in th

ROB

remain on board (cargo, bunkers)

Rode

the line and chain that connect the anchor to the boat

RODE

the anchor line and/or chain.

ROLLING CARGO

cargo which is on wheels, such as truck or trailers, and which can be driven or towed on to a ship.

Rom

read only memory

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ROPE

in general, cordage as it is purchased at the store. when it comes aboard a vessel and is put to use it becomes line.

Ro-ro

roll on/roll off

ROV

Remotely operated vehicle

RS

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (classification society)

RT

Revenue Tonne (i.e. 1.0 metric tonne or 1.0 cubic meter, whichever greater). The overall RT is calculated on a line by line basis of the Packing List using the largest amount. The overall freight liability is calculated on the total RT amount, multiplied by the freight rate.

RT (R/T)

radio telegraph, telegraphy, telephone

RTCM

Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services

RUDDER

a vertical plate or board for steering a boat.

RUN

to allow a line to feed freely.

Running

a point of sail, going directly downwind

RUNNING LIGHTS

Lights required to be shown on boats underway between sundown and sunup.

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