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Glossary term Description
safe to transport Cargo is secured appropriately if it is loaded, stowed and secured in such a way that it cannot be damaged by events that can be reasonably expected during carriage.
SALM

single anchor leg mooring. (See SBM, SPM)

SAR

search and rescue

SBM, SPM

single buoy mooring, single point mooring 

SBT

Segregated ballast tanks. Particular tanks, especially in a tanker, which are used exclusively for clean seawater ballast.

Schengen

An agreement and convention, signed in the town of the same name, to allow free movement of people within certain countries of Europe. 

shackle Used to connect two different sized lines, as in SBM moorings where nylon rope is connected to chafe chain. Also measurement of length of anchor chain, equal to approx 23m, where most ships have 10 to 12 shackles of chain on each anchor.
SHEX Sundays and holidays excluded
SHINC Sundays and holidays included
Ship loader Can be linear or quadrant.