U.S. EFFECTIVE CONTROLLED FLEET
That fleet of merchant ships owned by United States citizens or corporations and registered under flags of "convenience" or "necessity" such as Liberia or Panama. The term is used to emphasize that, while the fleet is not U.,$.-flag, it is effectively u
universal bulk ship
upper explosive limit
upper flammable limit
United Kingdom Offshore Operators Association
ultra large bulk carrier
Ultra Large Crude Carriers. Tankers larger than 300,000 dwt.
Universal Measurement System
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
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United Nations Conference on trade and Development
vessel in motion, i.e., when Not moored, at anchor, or aground.
UNMANNED MACHINERY SPACES
a space where alarm bells are installed on the bridge of a ship to trace or rectify Any machinery faults. the computerized devices will report Any fault immediately It appears and the engineers on board can attend to the necessary ramifications.
the state or condition of a vessel when It is not in a proper state of maintenance, or if the loading equipment or crew, or in Any other respect is not ready to encounter the ordinary perils of sea.
uninterrupted power supply
Unless Sooner Commenced
United States Coast Guard
universal time (coordinated)
Unless Used In Which Case Time Actually Used To Count
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