A ship lift
safe working load
|SWATH||Short Waterplane Area Twin Hull, a new hull technology using the catamaran principle, usually for high speed ferries.|
Dry cargo vessel of 50,000-59,999 dwt, taking over from Handymax where size permits.
Largest size of vessel able to transit the Suez Canal fully loaded. 125,000-199,999 dwt.
Transition from the solid to gaseous state without passing through the liquid state.
Bangladesh, India, Pakistan
Container ship 2,000–2,999 teu
Ship to ship transfer - usually occurs at anchor or may occur, very occasionally, while drifting in the deep ocean. Used for lightening a large tanker so it may reduce its draught to enter a particular harbour.
|Strop||Slinging equipment from various materials. Strops are slung round the load and attached to the hook of the crane.|