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Glossary term Description
displacement Total "weight" of water displaced by a vessel when floating at its load draught (l/c).
DH

Document handler. LRF internal electronic data storage system

derat The generic term used for sanitary certification, as in derat or deratting certification required. Certificate names changed to Ship Sanitation Control Certificate (SSCC) or Ship Sanitation Control Exemption Certificate (SSCEC).
deadweight tonnes

(dwt). The weight in tonnes (1,000 kg) of cargo, stores, fuel, passengers and crew carried by the ship when loaded to its

maximum summer draught

dead freight Payment by shipper to shipowner for failing to load full amount of cargo as stipulated in the contract.
dead air zone Area in a cargo stack with insufficient ventilation.