|VTS, VTMS VTMIS||
Various types of vessel traffic management system. These are usually radar assisted systems to advise masters and pilots of other vessel traffic in their vicinity within a waterway.
Used to describe a document giving details of a vessel's previous ports of call, including arrival and departure dates and times, often required by countries with cargo or country boycotts in place. This document has mainly been superseded by ISPS pre-arrival document requirements.
voice over internet protocol
very large ore carrier
very large gas carrier
very large crude carrier (200,000-319,999 dwt)
|viscosity||(Latin: viscum - tenacity) Degree of resistance to flow in a fluid or semifluid for gas, caused by internal friction|
very high frequency. Radio frequency
voyage data recorder