Damages for Detention. Penalty if cargo is not ready when ship arrives for working (1st day of Laycan). This is not detention which is charged for ships time on delay. If the cargo is ready there is no DAMFORDET.
All substances of An inflammable nature which are liable to spontaneous combustion either in themselves or when stowed adjacent to other substances and, when mixed with air, are liable to generate explosive gases or produce suffocation or poisoning or tainting of foodstuffs.
Liquids giving off inflammable vapors.
Days all Purposes (Total days for loading & discharging)
Two radial cranes on a ship which hold the lifeboats. They are constructed in such a way as to lower and lift the lifeboats the easiest way possible and are also unobstructed in case of an emergency.
Space booked by shipper or charterer on a vessel but not used
Percentage of a ship's carrying capacity that is not utilized.
A common measure of ship carrying capacity. The number of tons (2240 lbs.) of cargo, stores and bunkers that a vessel can transport. It is the difference between the number of tons of water a vessel displaces "light" and the number of tons it displaces
Vessel carrying capacity viz. fuel, water, crew based on 224O lbs per deadweight ton
a permanent covering over a compartment, hull or any part thereof.
the officers and seamen comprising the deck department aboard ship. Also called deck crew, deck department, or just deck.
Small superstructure on the top deck of a vessel which contains the helm and other navigational instruments.
Also called Captain's Log. A full nautical record of a ship's voyage, written up at the end of each watch by the deck officer on watch. The principal entries are: courses steered; distance run; compass variations, sea and weather conditions; ship's posi
as distinguished from engineer officer, Refers to All officers who assist the Master in navigating the vessel when at Sea, and supervise the handling of cargo when in port.
Seaman who works on the deck of a ship and remains in the wheelhouse attending to the orders of the duty officers during Navigation and manoeuvering. he Also comes under the direct orders of the bosun.
DEEP SEA TRADES
the traffic routes of both cargo and passenger vessels which are regularly engaged on the high seas or on long voyages.
any Bulk, bagged or other type of cargo stowed in single hold ships.
Demurrage (Quay Rent). Money paid by the shipper for the occupying port space beyond a specified "Free Time" period.
See Bareboat Charter.
Money payable to owner for delay for which owner is not responsible in loading/discharging after laytime expired.
a fee levied by the Shipping company upon the port or supplier for Not loading or unloading the vessel by a specified date agreed upon by contract. usually, assessed upon a daily basis after the deadline.
domestic Shipping routes serving Alaska and non-continental U.S. States and territories.
Dropping Outward Pilot
Department of Transport
general term for All watertight spaces contained between the outside bottom plating, the tank top and the margin plate. the double bottoms are sub-divided into a number of separate tanks which may contain boiler feed water, drinking water, Fuel oil, ballast, etc.
a line, attached to the tack, that adjusts tension in the sail
the depth of a ship in the water. the vertical distance between the waterline and the keel, in the U.S. expressed in feet, elsewhere in meters.
DRAUGHT (or DRAFT)
Depth to which a ship is immersed in water. The depth varies according to the design of the ship and will be greater or lesser depending not only on the weight of the ship and everything on board, but also on the density of the water in which the ship is lying.