Maritime Knowledge Centre

Revised: March 2012

4 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SR, United Kingdom. Tel: +44 20 7735 7611, Email


ABANDONMENT BT Offshore installations ABANDONMENT OF SEAFARERS BT Seafarers BT Health and Safety RT Death and personal injury ABBREVIATIONS ABIDJAN CONVENTION RT Africa ABILITY TO SURVIVE RT Stockholm Agreement ABUJA MOU Use West and Central Africa MOU BT Port state control RT MOU ACCOMMODATIONS Use Living conditions ACIDIFICATION Use Ocean Acidification BT Oceanography ACRONYMS ACTION PLAN REGIONS Use regional seas ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL ADMIRALTY JURISDICTION ADR BT Carriage of goods by road AERIAL SURVEILLANCE Use Airborne surveillance AEROSOLS BT Air pollution RT Halons AFS CONVENTION Use for Anti-fouling systems Convention 2001 BT Marine pollution AGEING RT Substandard ships AGENDA 21 RT UNCED

AGREEMENTFS RT Bonn agreement RT STOPIA AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS AIDS BT Health and safety AIR AND SPACE LAW AIRBORNE SURVEILLANCE BT Marine pollution NT Environmental mapping NT Remote sensing NT Detection of oil AIR POLLUTION BT Environmental pollution NT Carbon calculation NT Climate change NT Exhaust emissions NT Ozone layer RT Annex VI RT Carbon dioxyde RT Emission trading RT Fuel RT Nitrogen oxides RT NOx Technical Code RT Particulate matter RT Sulphur oxides RT Vapours RT UNFCCC AIR POLLUTION IN PORTS Use Pollution in ports and terminals AIR CONDITIONING BT Marine engineering AIS Use for Automatic Identification System RT LRIT RT Ship identification RT Ship tracking ALARMS BT Electrical installations RT Alerts RT Call signals RT Indicators ALCOHOL BT Health and safety ALERTS BT Alarms RT Indicators ALLOWANCES AMENDMENTS 2

AMMONIUM NITRATE BT Chemicals AMMUNITION ANGLE OF REPOSE BT Cargo handling ANNEX I BT Marpol RT CAS RT Marine pollution RT Oil RT Operational waste RT Shipboard waste ANNEX II BT Marpol RT Chemicals RT Marine pollution ANNEX III BT Marpol RT Dangerous goods RT Marine pollution RT Packaged goods ANNEX IV BT Marpol RT Marine pollution RT Sewage ANNEX V BT Marpol RT Garbage RT Marine pollution RT Shipboard waste ANNEX VI BT Air pollution RT CFCs RT Environmental pollution RT Exhaust emissions RT Halons RT Nitrogen oxides RT PCBs ANTI-FOULING BT Marine pollution RT AFS CONVENTION RT Biofouling RT Coating RT TBT ANTI-FOULING SYSTEMS CONVENTION 2001 Use AFS CONVENTION

APPRAISAL Use evaluation AQUACULTURE BT Marine sciences AQUATIC ENVIRONMENT RT Aquatic pollution AQUATIC ORGANISMS BT Aquatic environment AQUATIC POLLUTION BT Aquatic environment BT Environmental pollution NT Aquatic organisms NT Organotin compounds ARBITRATION ARCHIPELAGIC WATERS BT Law of the sea AREAS TO BE AVOIDED Use ATBA ÅRHUS CONVENTION Use for Convention on access to information, public participation in decision making and access to justice in environmental matters BT Environmental pollution ARMED CONFLICT RT War ARMED GUARDS BT Maritime security RT Piracy RT PCASP ARMS TRANSFERS ARPA Use for automatic radar plotting aids BT Navigational aids ARREST OF SHIPS ARTIFICIAL ISLANDS RT Artificial reefs RT Island ARTIFICIAL REEFS BT Waste disposal RT Artificial islands ASEAN Use for Association of South East Asian Nations



BAB EL MANDEB STRAIT BT Straits BALLAST TANKS BALLAST WATER RT Ballast water management convention RT Ballast water exchange RT Ballast water management RT Biological invasion RT Introduced marine species RT Marine organisms RT Non-indigenous species RT Port-based management systems RT Quarantine RT Ship-based management systems RT Treatment technology BALLAST WATER EXCHANGE BT Ballast water BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT BT Ballast water RT Ballast water management convention BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT CONVENTION BT Marine pollution BALLASTING BAMAKO CONVENTION RT Ballast water management RT Transboundary movements RT Waste disposal BANKS RT Funding BAOAC Use for Bonn Agreement Oil Appearance Code BARCELONA CONVENTION RT Mediterranean BAREBOAT CHARTER BARGES BASEL CONVENTION RT Waste disposal BASELINES BT Maritime boundaries


BIOLOGICAL CONTROL BT Introduced marine species BIOLOGICAL INVASION RT Ballast water BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGY RT Seafarers’ identification BIOREMEDIATION BIOSAFETY BIRDS Use Seabirds BLACK BOX Use VDR BLACK CARBON BT Exhaust emissions BLACK SEA MOU BT Port state control RT MOU BLU CODE Use for Code of Practice for the safe loading and unloading of bulk carriers NT Loading and unloading RT Codes BNWAs Use for Bridge Navigation Watch Alarms BT Navigation RT Watckeeping BOARDING ARRANGEMENTS BT Safety RT Pilot transfer BOARDING AT SEA RT Maritime security RT Shipboard search BOATS Use Ships RT Recreational boats BOILERS BT Marine engineering BONIFACIO STRAIT BT Straits BONN AGREEMENT BT Marine pollution RT BAOAC RT North Sea

BONN AGREEMENT OIL APPEARANCE CODE Use BAOAC BT Bonn Agreement RT Marine pollution NT Codes BOOMS BT Containment BOSPHOROUS STRAIT Use Bosporus Strait BOSPORUS STRAIT BT Straits BOTTOM DAMAGE Use Hull damage BRAVERY AT SEA AWARDS BULK CHEMICALS BT Bulk carriers NT BCH code NT IBC code BULK CONTAINERS BT Containers BULK SHIPPING BUNKERS CONVENTION BT Marine pollution BT Liability and compensation RT Bunker spill BUNKERING RT Fuel BUNKERS BUNKER SPILL BREAKWATERS RT Floating breakwaters BRIDGE EQUIPMENT BRIDGE NAVIGATION WATCH ALARMS Use BNWAs BRIDGE OPERATIONS BT Navigation RT OMBO (One Man Bridge Operations) BRIDGE SYSTEMS RT IBS BT Radar RT Watchkeeping BRIDGE VISIBILITY BRUSSELS CONVENTION BT Salvage BUCHAREST CONVENTION Use for Convention on the protection of the Black Sea against pollution. 1992 BUDGET BUILDING MANAGEMENT BULK CARGOES NT BC code RT Fumigated cargoes BULK CARRIERS NT Bulk chemicals RT ESP Code BUOYAGE BT Navigational aids BURNING BT Spill response 5 .

Antwerp Rules CARRIAGE OF PASSENGERS BY SEA BT Transport laws NT Athens convention CARTAGENA CONVENTION RT Wider Caribbean CAS Use for Condition assessment scheme CASE STUDIES CANNAKALE STRAIT BT Straits CAPTAIN'S LIABILITY Use Shipmaster's liability CAPTURE AND SEIZURE RT War CAR CARRIERS CARBON CALCULATION CARBON DIOXIDE BT Air pollution BT Exhaust emissions RT Black carbon RT Carbon calculation CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE Use CCS CARBON SEQUESTRATION CARCINOGENS CARGO LOSSES BT Cargoes CARGO OWNERS CARGO SHIPS BT Cargoes CARGO TANKS CARGO TRANSPORT UNIT Use CTU CARGOES NT Cargo NT Cargo handling NT CTU NT Refrigerated cargoes NT Timber RT Cargo losses RT Containers RT CSS Code RT Fumigated cargoes RT Liquefied cargoes RT Nuclear cargoes RT Securing CARIBBEAN MOU BT Port state control RT MOU CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY AIR BT Transport laws CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY RAIL BT Transport laws RT RID CASUALTIES BT Navigation NT Casualty investigations NT Casualty reports NT Collisions NT Criminal charges NT Death at sea NT Explosions NT Fires NT Founderings NT Groundings NT Hull damage NT Injuries NT Loss of life NT MARS (Marine Accident Reporting Systems) NT Statistics NT Strandings NT War loss CASUALTY INVESTIGATIONS BT Casualties CASUALTY REPORTS CBT Use for Clean Ballast Tanks CCS Use for Carbon Capture and Storage BT Waste disposal RT Marine pollution 6 .Visby Rules NT Hamburg Rules NT Rotterdam Rules NT York .CABOTAGE CAD Use for Computer Aided Design CALCULATING EMISSION Use Emission calculation CALL SIGNALS BT Electrical installations RT Alarms RT Indicators CANADIAN COAST GUARD Use CCG BT Coast guards CANALS CARGO HANDLING BT Cargoes BT Containers BT Port operations NT Angle of repose NT Cranes NT Lift trucks NT Loading and unloading NT Stowage NT Segregation NT Self-unloading ships NT Semi-trailers NT Slinging NT Straddle carriers NT Trimming RT Blue Code RT Open-hatch containerships CARGO HOLDS CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY ROAD BT Transport laws NT ADR CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY SEA BT Transport laws NT Hague .

and liability act.CCSS CODE Use for Code of safety for Caribbean cargo ships BT Safety RT Cargoes CERCLA Use for Comprehensive environmental response. (USA) BT Liability and compensation RT MOU CELESTIAL NAVIGATION BT Navigation CERTIFICATES OF COMPETENCE BT Certification RT Competence standards CERTIFICATION NT Certificates of competence RT STCW RT ISSC CETACEANS RT Wildlife CFCs Use for Chlorofluorocarbons BT Air pollution NT Halons RT Fire protection RT Montreal protocol RT Ozone layer CHANNELS CHANNEL TUNNEL CHARTER PARTIES BT Carriage of goods BT Chartering RT Demurrage RT Laytime CHARTERING NT Charter parties CHARTS BT Hydrography RT ECDIS RT Electronic charts RT Raster nautical charts (RNC) RT Star charts CHECKLIST CHEMICAL TANKERS BT Tankers CHEMICALS BT HNS BT Pollutants NT Bulk chemicals NT Einecs NT Pharmaceuticals RT Ammonium nitrate RT Dangerous goods RT Chemical tankers RT Marine pollution RT Rotterdam Convention CHICAGO CONVENTION Use for ICAO convention CHLOROFLUOROCARBONS Use CFS'S CIVIL LAW CLAIMS BT Insurance CLASSIFICATION SOCIETIES CLC Use for Civil liability compensation RT Liability and compensation CLCS Use for Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf BT Continental shelf CLEAN BALLAST TANK Use CBT CLEAN OCEAN VESSEL Use COV CLEANING AGENTS BT Cleanup NT Detergents NT Sorbents NT Surface washing agents CLEANUP BT Spill response NT Cleaning agents NT Sorbents CLIMATE CHANGE NT Air pollution NT Global warming NT Kyoto protocol NT UNFCCC NT GHGs RT Energy saving RT Energy efficiency CHLOROFLUOROCARBONS Use CFCs 7 CPRT Use for Collision Prevention Radar Transponder CO2 Use Carbon dioxide COAL BT Energy COASTAL AREAS BT Coastal Management COASTAL EROSION COASTAL GUARDS COASTAL LENGTH COASTAL MANAGEMENT NT Coastal Areas COASTAL NAVIGATION BT Navigation COASTAL OCEAN SURFACE RADAR SYSTEMS Use Cosrad COASTAL POLLUTION BT Marine pollution COASTAL STATE JURISDICTION COASTAL STATES COASTAL WATERS COATING Use for Painting RT Anti-fouling RT Corrosion RT TBT . compensation.

CODES NT BAOAC NT BC code NT BCH code NT Blu code NT Code of practice NT CCSS code NT CSS code NT DSC code NT ESP Code NT FSS code NT FTP code NT HSC code NT IBC code NT IGC code NT IMDG code NT IMSBS code NT INF code NT International Grain code NT ISM code NT ISPS code NT Liner code NT LSA code NT MODU code NT Morse code NT OSV code NT Polar code NT Seaway code NT SCV code NT SPS code CODE OF CONDUCT CODE OF PRACTICE RT Codes COLD IRONING BT Electrical installations RT Energy saving COLD WATER RT Ice COLLISION AVOIDANCE BT Navigation COLLISION PREVENTION RADAR TRANSPONDER Use CPRT COLLISION TEST BT Collisions COLLISIONS BT Casualties NT Colreg NT Collision test NT Collision avoidance NT Contact RT Lisbon rules COLREG BT Collisions COMBINED TRANSPORT Use Multimodal transport COMBIPACKS BT Packaging COMMERCIAL LAW COMMISSION ON THE LIMIT OF THE CONTINENTAL SHELF Use CLCS COMMUNICATION RT Communication skills NT Ship-shore communication COMMUNICATION SKILLS COMMON LAW BT Law and policy COMPASSES BT Navigational aids COMPENSATION Use Liability and compensation COMPETENCE STANDARDS BT Certificate of competency COMPETENT INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION COMPETENT PERSONS BT STCW Code RT Competence standards RT STCW COMPETITION LAW COMPLIANCE BT Treaties RT Non-compliance COMPREHENSIVE ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE. COMPENSATION. AND LIABILITY ACT (USA) Use CERCLA BT Liability and compensation COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN Use CAD BT Ship design RT Computers COMPUTER-BASED TRAINING BT Maritime training COMPUTER PROGRAMS BT Computers COMPUTERS NT Database RT CAD RT Computer programs RT Modelling RT Systems CONDITION ASSESSMENT SCHEME Use CAS BT Annex I RT Marpol CONFERENCES Use for seminars and congresses CONFINED SPACES Use Enclosed spaces CONGRESSES Use Conferences CONSERVATION BT Marine resources CONSTITUTION CONSULTANCY CONSULTATIVE STATUS CONTACT BT Collisions CONTAINER DIMENSIONS BT Containers CONTAINER HANDLING BT Containers CONTAINER SHIPS CONTAINER SECURITY BT Containers RT Container terminals RT Maritime security RT Port security CONTAINER TERMINALS BT Terminals RT Container security 8 .

CONTAINERS NT Bulk containers NT Cargo handling NT Container dimensions NT Container handling NT CSC NT High cube containers NT Offshore containers NT Oversize containers RT Container security RT Container terminals RT Flasks RT Lashing RT Loss of containers at sea RT Refrigerated containers CONTAINMENT BT Oil NT Booms NT Waterjet barrier CONTIGUOUS ZONE BT Maritime zones CONTINENTAL SHELF BT Maritime zones RT CLCS RT SUA Convention CONTINGENCY PLANNING Use preparedness CONTINGENCY VALUATION METHODOLOGY Use CVM CONTINUOUS SYNOPSIS RECORD Use CSR CONTRIBUTIONS COPE FUND Use for Fund for Compensation for oil pollution in European waters BT Marine pollution BT Liability and compensation COPYRIGHT CORAL REEFS BT Marine sciences CORROSION RT Coating RT Fatigue COSHH Use for control of substances hazardous to health COSPAS-SARSAT BT Search and Rescue COSRAD Use for Coastal Ocean Surface Radar Systems BT Radar COST BENEFIT COSTS RT Economics RT Economic impact RT Cost benefit RT Operating cost RT Secondhand prices RT Ship cost RT Voyage cost COULOMBI EGG TANKERS BT Tankers CRIMINAL CHARGES BT Criminalisation RT Criminalisation of seafarers CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS BT Criminalisation CRIMINAL LIABILITY Use Criminal acts CRIMINAL SANCTIONS Use Criminal charges CRIMINALISATION RT Criminal acts RT Criminal charges RT Criminal investigations RT Criminalisation of seafarers RT Detention of seafarers NT Fair treatment CRIMINALISATION OF SEAFARERS BT Criminalisation BT Seafarers RT Fair treatment RT Detention of seafarers CRISTAL SCHEME BT Liability and compensation CROSS-BORDER NAVIGATION BT Navigation RT Inland waterways CROSS-CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT BT Manning CROWD MANAGEMENT RT Evacuation COUNTRY REPORTS CONTROL OF SHIPS CONTROL OF SUBSTANCES HAZARDOUS TO HEALTH Use COSHH CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT OF THE NORTH EAST ATLANTIC Use OSPAR Convention CONVENTIONS RT Law making process at IMO NT Enforcement NT Implementation NT Infringement COURSES BT Maritime training NT Model courses COV Use for clean ocean vessel COW Use for crude oil washing CRANES BT Cargo handling CRIMINAL ACTS BT Criminalisation CRUDE OIL PROPERTIES BT Oil CRUDE OIL WASHING Use COW CRUISE SHIPS Use passenger ships CSC Use for International Convention for Safe Containers CSR Use for Continuous synopsis record BT Maritime security RT Safety 9 .

CSS CODE Use for Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing BT Cargoes RT Codes CTUs Use for Cargo transport units BT Cargoes CURRENTS Use ocean currents CUSTOM DUTIES BT Customs CUSTOMS NT Custom duties NT Import duties CVM Use for Contingency Valuation Methodology 10 .

DAKAR CONVENTION BT Fisheries DAMAGE DAMAGE ASSESSMENT RT Wildlife RT Environmental impact assessment DAMAGE STABILITY BT Stability DANGEROUS GOODS NT Explosives NT Radioactive material RT Annex III RT Chemicals RT Transboundary movements DARDANELLES STRAIT BT Straits DATABASES BT Computers RT Information systems RT Systems DDTs DEATH AT SEA Use loss of life DEATH AND PERSONAL INJURY BT Health and Safety DECCA BT Navigational aids DECISION MAKING DECISIONS DEMOLISHCON Use for BIMCO’s Standard Contract for Recycling of Ships DEMOLITION Use Scrapping DEMURRAGE RT Charter parties RT Laytime DESIGNATED PERSON DETAINMENT Use Detention of ships DETECTION OF OIL BT Marine pollution RT Remote sensing NT Airborne surveillance DETENTION OF SEAFARERS BT Criminalisation of seafarers DETENTION OF SHIPS BT Port state control RT Release of ships DETERGENTS RT Cleanup RT Dispersants RT Surface washing agents DEVELOPING COUNTRIES BT Development DEVELOPMENT NT Developing countries DSCS Use for Digital Selective Calling Systems DICTIONARIES DISASTER VICTIM IDENTIFICATION Use DVI BT Search and rescue DISCHARGE CRITERIA DISCHARGES DISPERSANTS BT Equipment and products RT Detergents RT Spill response RT Surface washing agents DISTANCE LEARNING BT Maritime training DISTANCE TABLES BT Navigation DISTRESS SIGNALS BT Signals RT False alerts RT GMDSS DIVING SYSTEMS DLA Use for Dynamic Loading Approach BT Ship Design DJIBOUTI CODE BT Piracy DNA TAGGING BT Marine pollution RT Fuel DOCUMENTS Use forms DOUBLE BOTTOM Use double hull DOUBLE HULL Use for double side / for double bottom BT Hull RT Hull damage DOUBLE SIDE Use double hull DRAFTING DECK DECK OFFICERS DECLARATIONS DECONTAMINATION BT Marine pollution RT Response DEFICIENCY REPORTS RT Sub-Standard ships DEFINITIONS DIGITAL RESOURCES Use e-Resources DIPLOMATIC LAW DIRECTIVES DIGITAL SELECTIVE CALLING SYSTEMS Use DSC DRAUGHT SURVEYS DIRECTORY DREDGED MATERIALS Use for dredging DREDGERS BT Ships 11 .

DREDGING Use Dredged materials DRIFTNET FISHING DRILLING FLUIDS Use for drilling mud BT Offshore DRILLING MUD Use Drilling fluids DRILLS DRINKING WATER RT Fresh water DROWNING BT Health and safety DRUG TRAFFICKING DRUGS DRUMS DRY DOCK DSC Use for Digital Selective Calling BT Navigational Aids RT Radio DSC CODE Use for Code of safety for dynamically supported craft DVI Use for Disaster victim identification DUAL PURPOSE OFFICER RT OMBO DUMPING Use waste disposal DUST BT Health and safety DYNAMIC LOADING APPROACH Use DLA DYNAMIC POSITIONING RT Propulsion DYNAMICALLY SUPPORTED CRAFT NT High speed craft RT DSC Code 12 .

E 3 TANKER BT Tankers EC Use for European Communities NT EC policy NT Euros register EC POLICY BT EC RT EEA RT European Parliament RT Lisbon treaty ECAs Use for Emission Control Areas BT Exhaust emissions RT SECAs ECDIS Use for Electronic Chart and Display Information systems BT Navigation ECOLOGICAL DAMAGE ECONOMIC ASPECTS ECONOMIC IMPACT ECONOMICS NT Shipping economics RT Cost RT Evaluation RT Ship finance EDI Use for Electronic data interchange BT Facilitation NT EDIFACT RT EDIMAR RT EDP RT UNTDED EDIFACT BT EDI EDIMAR BT Facilitation EDUCATION Use Training RT Environmental education EEA Use for European economic area RT EC countries RT EC policy RT Europe EEDI Use for Energy Effiency Design Index BT Energy efficiency RT EEDI calculation EEDI CALCULATION BT EEDI EEOI Use for Energy efficiency operational indicator BT Energy efficiency EEZ Use for Exclusive economic zone BT Maritime zones BT Law of the sea EFTA Use for European Free Trade Agreement Countries EFFECTS OF POLLUTION ON WILDLIFE BT Marine pollution EFFICIENCY INCENTIVE SCHEME Use EIS BT Greenhouse gases EKRANOPLANES See Wig craft E-LEARNING BT Maritime training ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS BT Marine engineering NT Alarms NT Call signals NT Cold ironing NT Indicators NT Wiring ELECTRONIC CHART AND DISPLAY INFORMATION SYSTEMS Use ECDIS ELECTRONIC CHARTS BT Charts NT ECDIS RT Hydrography ELECTRONIC DATA INTERCHANGE Use EDI ELECTRONIC MAIL SYSTEM BT Facilitation BT Navigation ELECTRONICS EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT RT Fire fighting equipment EMERGENCY MEDICAL KIT/BAG BT Health and Safety EMISSION CALCULATION BT Exhaust emissions EMISSION CONTROL AREAS Use ECAs EMISSION TRADING BT Air pollution RT Emission calculation RT Exhaust emissions EMPRISONMENT EMULSIFICATION e-NAVIGATION BT Navigation e-RESOURCES BT Information resources ENABLING LEGISLATION RT Implementation ENCLOSED SEAS ENCLOSED SPACES RT Vapours ENERGY NT Coal NT Gas NT Oil NT Nuclear energy ENERGY EFFICIENCY BT Climate change RT EEDI RT EEOI RT SEEMP ENERGY EFFIENCY DESIGN INDEX Use EEDI ENERGY EFFICIENCY OPERATIONAL INDICATOR Use EEOI 13 .

SEA ENVIRONMENT AND INTEGRATED DATA ON-LINE Use Poseidon BT VTS EUROPEAN QUALITY SHIPPING INFORMATION SYSTEM Use EQUASIS EUROS REGISTER BT EC BT Ship registration EVACUATION BT Shipboard emergency plan RT Crowd management EVALUATION Use for appraisal RT Economics RT Risk management EXAMINATIONS BT Maritime training EXCLUSIVE ECONOMIC ZONE Use EEZ BT Law of the sea EXHAUST EMISSIONS BT Air pollution RT Annex VI RT Black carbon RT Carbon dioxide RT ECAs RT Emission calculation RT Emission trading RT Fuel RT Greenhouse gases RT Nitrogen oxides RT Particulate matter RT SECAs RT Sulphur oxides RT Vapours EXHAUST GAS SYSTEM BT Marine Engineering EXPERT SYSTEMS BT Marine engineering EXPLOSIONS RT Fire EXPLOSIVES BT Dangerous goods ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION RT Training ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT RT Damage assessment RT ESPOO convention RT Wildlife ENVIRONMENTAL INDEXING OF SHIPS ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT BT Environment pollution BT Marine pollution ENVIRONMENTAL MAPPING BT Marine pollution ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION NT Air pollution NT Aquatic pollution NT Environmental capacity NT Environmental impact assessment RT ESPOO convention RT Århus convention RT Stockholm convention RT Stockholm declaration RT Waigani Convention ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Use Environmental pollution 14 .ENERGY SAVING BT Climate change RT Cold ironing RT Fuel RT Hull ENFORCEMENT BT Conventions ENGINE ROOMS ENGINES BT Marine engineering ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTING ENVIRONMENTAL CAPACITY BT Environmental pollution ENVIRONMENTAL RECOVERY BT Marine pollution EPIRBs Use for Emergency Positionindicating radio beacon BT Radio RT Navigation aids EQUASIS Use for European Quality Shipping Information System RT Databases RT Ship inspection RT Survey and certification EQUIPMENT AND PRODUCTS BT Marine pollution NT Ship suppliers RT Cleanup RT Machinery RT Maintenance ERGONOMIC NT Noise control NT Vibration ESP CODE Use for International Code on the enhancement programme of inspections during surveys of bulk carriers ad oil tankers BT Survey and certification BT Codes RT Bulk carriers RT Oil tankers ESPOO CONVENTION Use for Convention on environmental impact assessment in a transboundary context BT Environmental pollution RT Environmental impact assessment ESTUARINE POLLUTION BT Marine pollution EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES Use EC EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA Use EEA EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT RT EC policy EUROPEAN PROJECT ON INTEGRATED VTS.

FACILITATION NT EDI NT EDIMAR NT Facilitation Committee NT Forms NT Sea waybills NT Symbols NT UNTDED NT UN EDIFACT RT Bills of lading RT FAL Convention RT Incoterms RT Locode FACILITATION COMMITTEE BT Facilitation FAL CONVENTION FAIR TREATMENT BT Seafarers FALSE ALERTS BT Distress signals RT GMDSS FAST FERRIES Use High speed craft FATE OF OIL BT Oil FATIGUE BT Health and safety NT Ship's fatigue RT Labour RT Working hours FATIGUE (Defects) Use Ship's fatigue FAULT DIAGNOSIS FENDERING FERRIES Use ro-ro ships FILTERS FINANCE NT Economic impact NT Financial institutions NT Financial regulations RT Contributions RT Costs RT Economics RT Fund RT Funding RT Subsidies FINANCIAL IMPACT Use Economic impact FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS FINANCIAL REGULATIONS FINES RT Infringement RT Liability and compensation FIRE BT Fire protection RT Explosions FIREBOAT BT Fire fighting equipment FIRE DOORS BT Fire protection FIRE DRILLS FISHFARMING FISHERY ZONE BT Maritime zones FISHING RT IUU fishing NT Fishing gear NT Illegal fishing FISHING GEAR BT Fishing FISHING VESSELS BT Ships RT STCW-F RT Torremolinos Convention RT Torremolinos Protocol FLAGS Use National flags FLAG ADMINISTRATIONS FIRE FIGHTING FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT BT Fire protection NT Fireboat NT Foam NT Halons NT Sprinklers RT Emergency equipment FIRE PROTECTION NT Fire doors NT Fire fighting NT Fire fighting equipment RT Fires RT FSS code RT FTP code FIRE PROTECTION COMMITTEE FIRE TEST BT FTP code FIRE TEST PROCEDURES Use FTP FTP CODE Use for Fire Test Procedures Code BT Fire Protection RT Codes FISH BT Wildlife FISHERIES RT Illegal fisheries RT IUU NT Dakar convention 15 FLAG SIGNALS BT Signals FLAGGING OUT RT FOC FLAGS OF CONVENIENCE Use FOC FLAG STATE IMPLEMENTATION NT Flag State Implementation Committee RT Implementation FLAG STATE IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE BT Flag state implementation FLAG STATE JURISDICTION FLAG STATE PERFORMANCE FLAG STATES Use Flag administrations FLASKS RT Containers FLOATING BREAKWATERS BT Breakwaters FLOATING MOORING BT Mooring .

FLOATING PRODUCTION STORAGE AND OFFLOADING VESSELS Use FPSO FOAM BT Firefighting equipment FOC Use for Flags of Convenience BT Ship registration RT Flagging out FOCAL POINTS FOODSTUFFS FORECASTING BT Shipping economics FOREST PRODUCTS FORMAL SAFETY ASSESSMENT Use FSA FORMS Use for documents BT Facilitation FORUM Use Conferences FOSSIL FUEL BT Fuel FOUNDERINGS BT Casualties FOWARDING Use freight forwarding FPSO Use for Floating production storage and offloading vessels RT Offshore support vessels FRAUD FREE TRADE ZONE BT Trade RT Ports and harbours FREEDOM OF THE SEAS FREEPORTS BT Port and harbours FREIGHT CENTRE RT Freight rates FREIGHT FORWARDING FREIGHT RATES RT Freight centre FSA Use for Formal safety assessment FRESH WATER BT Pollution NT Aquatic organisms RT Aquatic environment RT Drinking water RT Rivers FSS CODE Use for International Code for Fire Safety Systems BT Fire protection RT Codes FUEL NT Fuel efficiency RT Air pollution RT Bunkering RT Bunkers RT DNA tagging RT Energy saving RT Fuel consumption RT GHGs NT Biofuel NT Fossil fuel FUEL CONSUMPTION BT Fuel FUEL EFFICIENCY BT Fuel FUEL TANKS FUMIGATED CARGOES BT Cargoes FUND CONVENTION NT IOPC Funds FUNDING 16 .

GANGWAYS GARBAGE BT Marpol NT Plastics RT Annex V RT Shipboard waste GARBAGE MANAGEMENT Use Waste management GAS BT Energy NT Gas carriers NT Liquefied gases RT Gas detection equipment RT GHG GAS CARRIERS NT Gas transfer NT IGC code NT Liquefied gases GAS DETECTION EQUIPMENT BT Gas GAS TANKERS Use Gas carriers GAS TRANSFER GBS Use for Goal-based standards BT Safety RT Standards GENERAL AVERAGE RT York-Antwerp Rules GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS GENEVA RED CROSS CONVENTION BT War GENUINE LINK GESAMP Use for Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection GHG FUND BT Greenhouse gases GIBRALTAR STRAIT BT Straits GISIS Use for Global Integrated Shipping Information Systems GLOBAL INTEGRATED SHIPPING INFORMATION SYSTEMS Use GISIS GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEM Use GNSS GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM Use GPS GLOBAL WARMING BT Climate change GLONASS BT Satellites GLOSSARIES GREENHOUSE GASES BT Climate change RT EIS RT Fuel RT GHG Fund NT Black carbon NT Carbon dioxide NT CFCs NT Nitrogen oxides NT Particulate matter NT VOCs GROSS NATIONAL PRODUCT Use GNP GROUNDINGS BT Casualties GROUP OF 18 GUIDELINES GMDSS Use for Global Maritime Distress and Safety Signals BT Search and rescue RT Satellites RT Distress signals RT False alerts GNP Use for Gross National Product GNSS Use for Global Navigation Satellite System GO TO SEA CAMPAIGN Use IMO go to sea campaign GOAL-BASED STANDARDS Use GBS GOVERNING COUNCIL RT UNEP GPS BT Satellites GRAIN NT International grain code GRAIN CODE GRANTS GREAT BARRIER REFF GREEN TIDES 17 .

HAGUE RULES BT Carriage of goods by sea RT Liability and compensation HAGUE-VISBY RULES BT Carriage of goods by sea RT Liability and compensation HALONS BT CFC'S RT Aerosols RT Annex VI RT Fire-fighting equipment HAMBURG RULES BT Carriage of goods by Sea RT Liability and compensation HATCH COVERS HAZARD EVALUATION Use risk analysis HAZARDOUS AND NOXIOUS SUBSTANCES Use HNS RT Chemicals HAZARDOUS LIQUID WASTE BT Waste disposal HAZARDOUS WASTE BT Waste disposal HBL Use for Hydrostatic Balance Loading HEALTH AND SAFETY NT Abandonment of seafarers NT Aids NT Alcohol NT Death and personal injury NT Drowning NT Dust NT Hygiene RT Bathing water RT Emergency medical health kit/bag RT Fatigue RT Human element RT Living conditions RT SARS RT Seafarer welfare RT Seafarers RT Shipboard safety RT Stress RT Vapours RT Ventilation RT Water quality RT Working conditions RT Working hours HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMISSION Use HSC HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE Use HSE HEATING BT Marine engineering HEAVY-LIFT SHIPPING HEAVY SEAS Use Quartering seas HELICOPTER LANDING AREA Use HLA BT Helicopters HELICOPTERS RT Helidecks RT HLA (Helicopter landing area) HELIDECKS Use HLA (Helicopter landing area) HELSINKI CONVENTION RT Baltic Sea HIGH CUBE CONTAINERS BT Containers HIGH SEAS HIGH SPEED CRAFT BT Dynamically supported craft RT HSC Code HISTORY RT Maritime history RT Naval history RT History of IMO HISTORY OF IMO BT IMO HLA Use for Helicopter lending area HNS Use for Hazardous and Noxious Substances NT Chemicals RT OPRC-HNS Protocol RT HNS Protocol HNS CONVENTION RT OPRC-HNS protocol HNS FUND HNS PROTOCOL BT HNS Convention HONG KONG CONVENTION Use for Recycling of ships convention BT Recycling of ships HOSPITAL SHIPS HOST GOVERNMENTS HOSTAGES CONVENTION HSC CODE BT High speed craft RT Codes HSSC Use for Harmonization System of Survey and Certification BT Survey and certification HSE Use for Health and Safety Executive HULL RT Energy saving NT Double hull NT Hull damage NT Hull stress NT Single hull NT Twin hull HULL DAMAGE BT Hull NT Casualties HULL FOULING HULL STRESS BT Hull BT Ships' stress HUMAN ELEMENT RT Fatigue RT Health and safety RT Human error RT Maritime training RT ISM Code RT STCW NT Manning HUMAN FACTORS Use Human element HUMAN ERROR BT Human element HUMAN RIGHTS HYDRODYNAMICS 18 .

HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYING BT Hydrography HYDROGRAPHY NT Charts NT Hydrographic surveying RT Electronic charts HYDROSTATIC BALANCE LOADING Use HBL BT Loading and unloading HYGIENE BT Health and safety IBC CODE BT Bulk chemicals RT Codes IBCs Use for Intermediate Bulk Containers IBS Use for Integrated bridge systems IBTS Use for Integrated bilge water treatment system ICAO CONVENTION Use Chicago convention ICE RT Cold water RT Icebreakers ICEBERG ICEBREAKERS RT Polar code ICE-CAPABLE SHIPS ICE NAVIGATION BT Navigation ICY WATER IGC CODE BT Gas carriers RT Codes IGOs Use for Inter-governmental Organizations IDENTIFICATION Use Seafarers’ identification ILLEGAL FISHING BT Fishing RT IUU ILLEGAL. UNREPORTED AND UNREGULATED FISHING Use IUU BT Fishing IMDG CODE Use for International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code BT Dangerous goods RT Codes IMMIGRANTS Use Traffic of migrants IMO NT History of IMO NT IMO global programme NT World Maritime Day NT Law making process at IMO IMO GO TO SEA CAMPAING BT Manning IMO GLOBAL PROGRAMME BT Marine pollution IMO MEMBER STATE AUDIT SCHEME Use Audit scheme BT Safety IMO SEAFARERS' TRUST IMO WEBSITE BT Websites IMPACT ASSESSMENT IMPACT ON MARINE LIFE IMPLEMENTATION RT Enabling legislation IMPORT AND EXPORT IMPORT DUTIES BT Customs IMSBC CODE Use for International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code INCINERATION NT Industrial RT Oslo Convention INCOTERMS BT Facilitation 19 INDIAN OCEAN MOU BT Port state control RT MOU INDICATORS BT Electrical Installations RT Alarms RT Call Signals INDUSTRIAL INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION RT Land-based pollution INERT GAS SYSTEMS RT Vapours INF CODE Use for Carriage of nuclear materials BT Dangerous goods RT Codes RT Irradiated fuel RT Nuclear INFORMATION CENTRES INFORMATION MANAGEMENT NT Knowledge management INFORMATION SECURITY INFORMATION SOURCES RT e-Resources INFORMATION SYSTEMS RT Databases INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRINGEMENT BT Conventions RT Fines INJURY Use Death and personal injury INLAND TRANSPORT INLAND WATERWAYS BT Navigation BT Waterways RT Cross-border navigation RT Transboundary watercourses INNOCENT PASSAGE INS Use for Integrated navigation systems .


ISPS CODE Use for International Code for the security of ships and port facilities BT Maritime security RT Codes RT ISSC RT PFSO RT PFSP RT Port security RT Port security assessment RT Port security plan RT Security RT Security officer RT Shore leave RT SSASs RT SSO RT SSP ISSC Use for International ship security certificates BT Maritime security RT Certification RT ISPS Code ITLOS Use for International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea IUU FISHING Use for Illegal. unreported and unregulated fishing 21 .


LABELLING RT Signs LABOUR NT Working hours RT Manning RT Personnel RT Wages RT Women in the maritime industry LADDERS LADEN TANKERS BT Tankers LAKES BT Waterways LAND-BASED POLLUTION BT Marine pollution RT Industrial pollution RT Cadmium RT Chemicals RT Garbage RT Mercury RT Municipal waste RT Paris convention RT Radioactive materials RT Washington declaration LANDFILLS RT Waste disposal LAND-LOCKED SEA LAND-LOCKED STATES LARGE PASSENGER SHIPS BT Passenger ships LASHING BT Securing LATIN AMERICAN AGREEMENT BT Port state control RT Agreements RT MOU LAUSANE CONVENTION BT Straits LAW AND POLICY RT Common law RT International law RT Law making process at IMO NT Conventions NT Treaties LAW CASES LAW OF THE SEA NT Archipelagic waters NT Maritime zones NT Settlement of disputes NT UNCLOS LAW MAKING PROCESS LAW MAKING PROCESS AT IMO RT Law and policy NT Conventions LAYTIME RT Charter parties RT Waste disposal LEASING LEAST DEVELOPING COUNTRIES LEGAL COMMITTEE LEEWAY LEVY LIABILITY AND COMPENSATION BT Insurance NT Shipmaster's liability RT Athens convention RT Bunkers convention RT CLC RT CERCLA RT Cristal scheme RT COPE Fund RT Fines RT Fund RT Hague-Visby rules RT Hamburg rules RT LLMC RT Maritime claims RT` OPOL RT PAL RT STOPIA RT Tanker owners RT TOPIA RT Tovalop scheme LIBRARIES LIBRARY STUDIES LIENS AND MORTGAGES Use Maritime liens and mortgages LIFEBOATS BT Search and rescue LIFEJACKETS BT LSA LIFERAFTS BT Life-saving appliances LIFE-SAVING APPLIANCES Use LSA LIFT TRUCKS BT Cargo Handling LIGHT DUES BT Lighthouses LIGHT SIGNALS BT Visual signals LIGHTERING Use oil transfer LIGHTHOUSES NT Light dues LIGHTING Use Shipboard lighting LIMA CONVENTION RT Southeast Pacific LINER CODE BT Liner shipping RT Codes RT Liner shipping conferences LINER SHIPPING NT Liner code NT Liner shipping conferences LINER SHIPPING CONFERENCES RT Liner code BT Liner shipping LIQUEFIED CARGOES BT Cargoes LIQUEFIED GASES BT Gas BT Gas carriers NT Gas transfer NT LNG NT LPG LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS Use LNG LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS Use LPG LISBON AGREEMENT RT Northeast Atlantic 23 .

LISBON RULES RT Collisions LISBON TREATY BT EC Policy LITTER Use Garbage LIVING CONDITIONS RT Health and safety LL Use for Load Lines Convention LLMC Use for IMO Convention on Limitation of Liability of Maritime Claims LLOYD'S OPEN FORM Use LOF LNG Use for Liquefied natural gas BT Liquefied gases LOAD LINES RT LL (International Convention on Load Lines) RT Stability LOAD LINES CONVENTION Use LL LOADING AND UNLOADING BT Cargo handling RT Blue code RT HBL (Hydrostatic Balance Loading) LOCODE BT Ports and harbours RT Facilitation LOF Use for Lloyd's open Form LOG CARRIERS LOMÉ CONVENTION LONDON CONVENTION Use for the Convention on the prevention of marine pollution by dumping of wastes and other matter. 1972 BT Waste disposal LONDON PROTOCOL BT Waste disposal NT Sequestration of CO2 LONG RANGE IDENTIFICATION AND TRACKING Use LRIT LORAN-C BT Navigational aids LOSS OF CONTAINERS AT SEA BT Safety RT Containers LOSS OF LIFE RT Casualties LOST ITEM LPG Use for Liquefied petroleum gas BT Liquefied gases LRIT Use for Long Range Identification and Tracking BT Maritime security RT AIS RT Ship identification RT Ship tracking LSA Use for Life-saving appliances BT Search and rescue NT Lifejackets NT Liferafts NT Survival craft NT Survival rafts RT LSA code LSA CODE BT Life-saving appliances RT Codes LUBRICANTS 24 .

MACASSAR STRAIT BT Straits MACHINERY RT Equipment and products MAINTENANCE BT Marine engineering RT Equipment and products MALACCA STRAIT BT Straits MANAGEMENT NT Port management NT Ship operations and management RT Risk management MANDATORY REPORTS MANGROVES BT Marine science MANNING BT Ship operations and management RT Cross-cultural RT Human element RT IMO go to sea campaign RT Labour RT Personnel RT Seafarers RT Women in the maritime industry MANOEUVRING BT Navigation MANUALS MAPPING Use Environmental mapping BT Marine pollution MAPS MARICULTURES Use for Cultivation of marine species MARINAS MARINE ACCIDENT REPORTING SYSTEMS Use MARS MARINE DEBRIS Use Garbage MARINE ECOSYSTEM MARINE ELECTRONIC HIGHWAY Use MEH BT Marine traffic MARINE ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION COMMITTEE MARINE ENGINEERING NT Air conditioning NT Boilers NT Electrical systems NT Engines NT Expert systems NT Heating NT Maintenance NT Steam plants NT Ventilation RT Exhaust gas system RT Ship Design MARINE EQUIPMENT MARINE EVACUATION Use Evacuation MARINE LIVING RESOURCES Use Marine resources MARINE MAMMALS NT Whales Cetaceans NT Ship strikes MARINE ORGANISMS RT Introduced marine species RT Marine pollution MARINE PARKS AND RESERVES MARINE POLLUTION NT Anti-fouling NT AFS CONVENTION NT Aquatic pollution NT Ballast water management convention NT Biological contamination NT Bunkers convention NT Cleanup NT Coastal pollution NT Criminal charges NT Decontamination NT Detection of oil NT Dredged materials NT Environmental mapping NT Environmental recovery NT Estuarine pollution NT IMO Global Programme NT Land-based pollution NT Loss of containers at sea NT Marpol 25 NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT NT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT Metals Monitoring Oil Oil outflow Oil recovery OILPOL Organotin compounds Pollutants Precautionary principle Preparedness PSSA Sensitive sea areas Special areas Spill behaviour Spill management Spill modelling Spill response Tar Transboundary pollution Vegetable oil Annex I Annex II Annex III Annex IV Annex V BAOAC Bonn Agreement COPE Fund DNA tagging Effects of pollution on wildlife Environmental pollution Jettisoning Jakarta mandate Kuwait Action Plan Region Marine organisms PRTRs Seaway code STOPIA Washington declaration MARINE RESOURCES NT Conservation NT Natural resources NT Ocean management MARINE SCIENCES NT Aquaculture NT Coral Reefs NT Mangroves NT Marine scientific research NT Salt marshes NT Wetlands MARINE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH BT Marine sciences NT Research vessels MARINE TECHNOLOGY .

MARINE TERRORISM RT Maritime security RT Rome convention RT SUA Convention MARINE TRAFFIC BT Navigation NT MAS NT Ship reporting systems NT Ship routeing RT MEH RT VTS (Vessel Traffic System) RT Traffic separation scheme MARINE VOCABULARY NT Multilingual crews NT SMCP RT Maritime English MARITIME ASSISTANCE SERVICES Use MAS MARITIME ADMINISTRATIONS MARITIME BOUNDARIES NT Baselines MARITIME CLAIMS RT Insurance RT Liability and compensation MARITIME CRIME Use Marine terrorism MARITIME DELIMITATION Use Maritime boundaries MARITIME DOMAIN AWARENESS MARITIME EMISSION TRADING SCHEME Use METS MARITIME ENGLISH RT Marine vocabulary MARITIME FRAUD Use Fraud MARITIME HISTORY MARITIME JURISDICTION MARITIME LAW Use Law and policy MARITIME LIENS AND MORTGAGES MARITIME MOBILE SERVICES RT Radio MARITIME ORGANIZATIONS MARITIME PERIODICALS MARITIME RECORD COORDINATION CENTRE Use MRCC MARITIME SAFETY COMMITTEE MARITIME SAFETY INFORMATION Use MSI MARITIME SECURITY BT Marine terrorism RT Armed guards RT Boarding at sea RT Container Security RT CSR RT ISPS Code RT ISSC RT LRIT RT Maritime security act RT PFSO RT FSP RT PCASP RT Port security assessment RT Port security plan RT PSO (Port security officer) RT Security officer RT Security systems RT Ship security alarm RT Ship security equipment RT Ship tracking RT Shipboard search RT Shore leave RT SSA RT SSASs RT SSO RT SSP RT SUA Convention MARITIME SECURITY ACT MARITIME TRAFFIC MARITIME TRAINING BT Training NT Computer-based training NT Courses NT Certification NT Distance learning NT Examinations NT Internet based learning NT STCW NT Training institutions 26 NT NT NT NT RT RT RT RT RT Training ships Trainmar Video-based training World Maritime University E-learning Human element Maritime security Shipboard assessment Shipboard training MARITIME TRANSPORT NT Trans-shipment MARITIME ZONES NT Contiguous zone NT Continental shelf NT EEZ NT Fishery zone NT Internal waters NT Territorial sea MARMARA SEA Use Sea of Marmara MARPOL BT Chemicals BT Marine pollution BT Garbage BT Packaged goods BT Sewage NT Annex I NT Annex II NT Annex III NT Annex IV NT Annex V NT Annex VI RT CAS RT Oil MARS Use for Marine Accident Reporting System MAS Use for Maritime assistance services NT Marine traffic NT Ship reporting systems MATHEMATICS MDBS Use for Multilateral development banks MEDICAL KIT/BAG Use Emergency medical kit/bag MEDITERRANEAN MOU BT Port state control RT MOU .

MEMBERSHIP RT Observer status MEH Use for Marine Electronic Highway MEMBER STATE AUDIT SCHEME Use VIMSAS MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON PORT STATE CONTROL Use MOU BT Port state control MERCHANT FLEET Use Merchant ships MERCHANT SHIPS MERCHANT SHIPPING NOTICES BT Navigation MERCURY METALS BT Marine pollution METEOROLOGY BT Navigation METS Use for Maritime Emissions Trading Scheme MFAG Use for Medical First Aid Guide MID-DECK TANKERS BT Tankers MIGRANTS Use Traffic of migrants MILITARY ACTIVITIES MILITARY SHIPS RT Non-military ships MILITARY USE MILLENNIUM BUG MINERAL RESOURCES MINING RT Mineral resources RT Offshore mining RT Seabed mining MOBILE OFFSHORE DRILLING UNITS Use MODUS MOBILE OFFSHORE UNITS Use MOUS MODEL CALCULATION MODEL COURSES BT Courses MODEL LEGISLATION MODELLING RT Computers MODEL TESTS Use Modelling MODU CODE Use for Code for the construction and equipment of mobile offshore drilling units RT Codes MODUs Use for mobile offshore drilling units RT MODU code MONITORING MONTREAL CONVENTION MONTREAL PROTOCOL RT CFS' RT Ozone layer RT Vienna convention MOORING Use for Berthing RT Floating mooring MONTEGO BAY CONVETION Use UNCLOS MONTREUX CONVENTION BT Straits MORSE CODE BT Signals RT Codes MORTGAGES Use Maritime liens and mortgages MOTORWAYS OF THE SEA MOU Use for Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control BT Port state control RT Black Sea MOU RT Caribbean MOU RT Indian Ocean MOU RT Latin-America MOU RT Mediterranean MOU RT Paris MOU RT Riyadh MOU RSA MOU RT Tokyo MOU RT West and Central Africa MOU MOUS Use for Mobile offshore units MRCC Use for Maritime rescue coordination centre BT Search and rescue MSI Use for Maritime safety information BT Safety MULTICULTURAL ENVIRONMENT Use Cross-cultural environment MULTI-FLAGGED FLEETS BT Ship operations and management MULTILATERAL DEVELOPMENT BANKS Use MDBS MULTILINGUAL CREWS BT Marine vocabulary MULTIMODAL TRANSPORT Use for intermodalism Use for combined transport MUNICIPAL WASTE BT Waste disposal RT Land-based pollution 27 .

NAP Use for New Assessment Procedure NAIROBI CONVENTION RT Africa NATIONAL ADMINISTRATIONS Use Maritime administrations NATIONAL FLAGS NATIONAL LEGISLATION NATIONALITY OF SHIPS NATURAL COMPOUNDS NATURAL DISASTERS NATURAL RESOURCES RT Marine resources NAVAL ARCHITECTURE Use Ship design NAVAL HISTORY NAVAL SHIPS Use military ships NAVIGATION NT Astro navigation NT BNWAs NT Bridge operations NT Bridge systems NT Casualties NT Coast stations NT Collision avoidance NT Collisions NT Distance tables NT ECDIS NT Inland waterways NT Instrumentation NT IBS NT INS NT OMBO NT Manoeuvring NT Merchant Shipping Notices NT Meteorology NT Ocean currents NT Passage planning NT Position fixing NT Search and rescue NT Signals NT Star charts NT Transponders NT Visibility standards NT VDR NT Voyage planning RT Celestial navigation RT Coastal navigation RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT RT Cross-border navigation e-Navigation Ice navigation Marine traffic Motorways of the sea Navigational aids Polar code Quartering seas Re-routeing Seamanship Star charts Trade routes Traffic separation scheme Vessel traffic system NITROGEN OXIDES Use for NOx BT Air pollution NT Bunkering NT NOx Technical Code RT Exhaust emission NOISE CONTROL RT Ergonomic NOISE POLLUTION Use Ocean noise pollution NON-COMPLIANCE RT Compliance NON-CONVENTION VESSELS RT NCVS NON-CONVENTION VESSELS STANDARD Use NCVS NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS Use NGO'S NON-INDIGENOUS SPECIES BT Ballast water RT Marine organisms RT Introduced marine species NON-MILITARY SHIPS BT Military ships NON-RATIFICATION NAVIGATIONAL AIDS BT Search and rescue NT ARPA NT Compasses NT Decca NT ECDIS NT Loran-C NT Light signals NT Omega NT Navtex NT Radar NT Radio NT SafetyNet NT Satellites NT Satnav NT Signals RT Buoyage RT DSC (Digital selective calling) RT EPIRBs RT Light Dues NAVIGATIONAL VOCABULARY Use Marine vocabulary NAVIGATIONAL WARNINGS BT Radio NAVTEX BT Navigational aids NCVS Use for Non-convention vessels standard NEW ASSESSMENT PROCEDURE Use NAP NGOs Use for Non-Governmental Organizations NON-REGULATED CRAFT Use Non-convention vessels NON-SHIPPING VECTOR BT Introduced marine species NON-SOLAS VESSELS Use Non-convention vessels NORTH SEA RT Bonn Agreement NOx Use Nitrogen oxides NOx TECHNICAL CODE BT Air pollution RT Exhaust emission NOXIOUS AND LIQUID SUBSTANCES Use Chemicals 28 .

NUCLEAR BT Energy BT Safety NT Nuclear containers NT Waste disposal RT Radioactive Materials NUCLEAR CARGOES Use Radioactive materials NUCLEAR CONTAINERS BT Nuclear RT Radioactive materials NUCLEAR ENERGY BT Energy NUCLEAR SHIPS 29 .

oil OIL POLLUTION ACT Use OPA OIL POLLUTION PREVENTION CERTIFICATE Use OPPC OILPOL CONVENTION BT Marine pollution OIL RECORD BOOK OIL RECOVERY BT Spill response RT Skimmers OIL RIGS Use Offshore installations OIL SAMPLING Use for oil identification OIL SPILL VESSELS BT Spill response 30 . Response and Co-operation RT OPRC-HNS Protocol OPRC-HNS PROTOCOL BT HNS Convention RT HNS RT OPRC ORE BT OBO vessels OFFICE OF THE WATCH Use OOW OFFSHORE NT Drilling fluids NT Offshore installations NT Offshore mining NT Offshore safety NT Offshore vessels NT Oil and gas OFFSHORE CONTAINERS BT Containers OFFSHORE DRILLING UNITS Use MODUs OFFSHORE INSTALLATIONS BT Offshore NT Abandonment NT Removal NT Safety zone RT SUA Convention OFFSHORE MINING BT Mining RT Seabed mining OFFSHORE MOBILE CRAFT BT Offshore vessels OFFSHORE POLLUTION LIABILITY AGREEMENT Use OPOL OIL IDENTIFICATION BT Oil pollution OIL OUTFLOW BT Marine pollution OIL POLLUTION Use marine pollution.OBO CARRIERS BT Bulk carriers NT Ore OBSERVER STATUS BT Membership OCEAN ACIDIFICATION BT Oceanography OCEAN CURRENTS BT Navigation OCEAN FERTILIZATION OCEAN MANAGEMENT NT Marine resources OCEAN NOISE POLLUTION RT Shipping noise OCEANOGRAPHY NT Geological features NT Ocean currents RT Ocean acidification OECD COUNTRIES OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS RT FPSO OFFSHORE REGISTERS OIL TANKERS NT Product carriers RT ESP Code RT Oil hoses OIL TRANSFER OFFSHORE SAFETY BT Offshore NT Underwater equipment OFFSHORE SUPPLY VESSELS Use OSV RT OSV code OFFSHORE VESSELS NT Offshore mobile craft NT Support vessels OIL BT Energy RT Petroleum OIL AND GAS OIL BEHAVIOUR Use Spill behaviour OIL HOSES OIL-WATER SEPARATORS Use OWS OMBO Use for One man bridge operations RT Dual purpose officer OMEGA BT Navigational aids ONE MAN BRIDGE OPERATIONS Use OMBO BT Bridge operations RT Watchkeeping OOW Use for Office of the watch BT Watchkeeping OPA Use for oil pollution act OPEN-HATCH CONTAINERSHIPS BT Ships RT Cargo handling OPEN REGISTRY BT Ship registration OPERATING COSTS NT Costs OPERATIONAL WASTE RT Annex I OPOL Use for Offshore Pollution Liability Agreement OPRC Use for International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness.

ORGANIC POLLUTANTS RT Stockholm convention ORGANOTIN COMPOUNDS BT Marine pollution ORGANIZATION RESTRUCTURING ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZED CRIME OSLO AND PARIS COMMISSION OSLO COMMISSION OSLO CONVENTION RT Incineration RT Waste Disposal OSPAR COMMISSION OSPAR CONVENTION Use for Convention for the protection of the marine environment of the North East Atlantic OSV Use for Offshore supply vessel OSV CODE Use for Code of safe practice for the carriage of cargoes and persons by offshore supply vessels RT Codes OVERSIZE CONTAINERS BT Containers OWNERSHIP RT Shipowners OWS Use for Oil-water separators OZONE LAYER BT Air Pollution RT CFC's RT Montreal Protocol RT Vienna Convention 31 .

P & I CLUBS BT Insurance RT Liability and compensation PACKAGED GOODS BT Marpol RT Annex III RT Packaging PACKAGING NT Combipacks RT Packaged goods PAINTING Use Coating PAL Use for Athens Convention relating to the carriage of passengers and their luggage by sea PANAMA CANAL PARTICULARLY SENSITIVE SEA AREAS Use PSSA PARTICULATE MATTER BT Exhaust emissions RT Air pollution PARIS CONVENTION RT Land-based pollution PARIS MOU BT Port state control RT MOU PASSAGE PLANNING BT Navigation PASSENGER SHIPS Use for cruise ships NT Small passenger ships RT Ro-Ro ships RT Stockholm Agreement RT Large passenger ships PASSENGER WALKWAYS Use Gangways PCASP Use for Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel BT Maritime security RT Piracy PCBs Use for Polychlorinated Biphenyls PEACEKEEPING PEACE STUDIES PERIODICALS PERMIT TO WORK PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS Use Organic pollutants PERSONNEL IDENTIFICATION Use Seafarers’ identification PERSONAL INJURY Use Death and personal injury PERSONNEL RT Labour RT Manning PERSONS RESCUED AT SEA Use Treatment of persons rescued at sea PESTICIDES RT Rotterdam Convention PETROLEUM PFS Use for Port facility security PFSP Use for Port facility security plan PFSO Use for Port facility security officer PHANTOM SHIPS RT Fraud PHARMACEUTICALS BT Chemicals PHONETIC TABLES BT Signals PILOT BOATS RT Pilotage PILOTAGE RT Pilot boats PILOT TRANSFER RT Boarding arrangements PIPELINES PIPING PIRACY NT Armed guards NT PCASP NT Re-routeing RT Surviving a piracy attack RT UNTOC PLACES OF REFUGE RT Ships in distress PLASTICS BT Garbage RT Annex V PLEASURE CRAFT Use recreational boats PLUTONIUM BT Radioactive materials POLAR CODE BT Navigation RT Antarctic Treaty RT Codes POLITICAL ASPECTS POLLUTANT RELEASE AND TRANSFER REGISTER Use PRTR BT Marine pollution POLLUTANTS BT Marine pollution NT Chemicals NT Oil POLLUTION see: Aquatic pollution Coastal pollution Environmental pollution Marine pollution Air pollution POLLUTION IN PORTS AND TERMINALS NT VOCs POLLUTION REPORTING SYSTEMS Use POLREPs POLREPs Use for Pollution reporting systems POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS Use PCBs POPULATION PORT DUES 32 .

PORT FACILITIES BT Ports and harbours RT Waste reception facilities PORT FACILITY SECURITY Use PFS BT Port security RT ISPS Code RT Maritime security PORT FACILITY SECURITY OFFICERS Use PFSO BT Port security RT ISPS Code RT Maritime security PORT FACILITY SECURITY PLAN Use PFSP BT Port security RT ISPS Code RT Maritime security PORT INTERFACE Use Ship/port interface PORT MAINTENANCE PORT MANAGEMENT NT Port performance RT Ports and harbours RT Port marketing PORT MARKETING BT Port management PORT OPERATIONS BT Ports and harbours NT Cargo handling PORT PERFORMANCE BT Port management PORT PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT BT Ports and harbours PORT POLICING BT Port management PORT SECURITY RT ISPS Code RT Port security assessment RT Port security plan RT PFS RT PFSO RT PFSP RT PSO PORT SECURITY ASSESSMENT PORT SECURITY OFFICER Use PSO BT Port security RT Maritime security PORT SECURITY PLAN BT Port security RT Maritime security PORT STATE CONTROL BT Ports and harbours NT Black Sea MOU NT Caribbean MOU NT Indian Ocean MOU NT Latin American Agreement NT Mediterranean MOU NT MOUs NT Paris MOU NT Riyadh MOU NT Tokyo MOU NT West and Central Africa MOU RT Detention of ships RT EQUASIS RT Free trade zone RT Release of ships RT Ship inspection RT Substandard ships RT Survey and certification PORT STATE JURISDICTION PORT SURVEY BT Introduced marine species PORT TIME BT Ports and Harbours PORT TRAFFIC PORTABLE TANKS PORT-BASED MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS BT Ballast water PORTS AND HARBOURS NT Freeports NT Locode NT Pollution in ports and terminals NT Port dues NT Port facilities NT Port maintenance NT Port management NT Port marketing NT Port operations NT Port performance NT Port planning and development NT Port policing NT Port security NT Port state control 33 NT NT NT NT NT RT Port time Port traffic Places of refuge Privatisation Ship/port interface ISPS Code PORTS OF REFUGE Use Places of refuge POSEIDON Use for European Project on Integrated VTS. Sea Environment and Interactive Data On-line BT VTS POSITION FIXING BT Navigation PRECAUTIONARY APPROACH PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE BT Pollution PREMIUMS BT Insurance PREPAREDNESS Use for contingency planning BT Oil RT Response RT Spill response PRIVATE CONTRACTED ARMED SECURITY PERSONNEL Use PCASP PRIVATE SECURITY Use PCASP PRIVATISATION BT Ports and harbours PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES NT State immunity PROBABILISTIC METHODS PROCEDURES AND ARRANGEMENTS MANUAL RT SOLAS PROCEDURE SIGNALS BT Signals PROCUREMENT PRODUCT CARRIERS BT Oil tankers .

PRODUCTS Use Equipment and products PROJECTS BT Technical cooperation PROPELLERS BT Propulsion PROPERTIES PROPULSION BT Engines NT Dynamic positioning NT Propellers PROTECTED AREAS BT Marine pollution RT PSSA RT Sensitive sea areas RT Special areas PROTOCOLS PRTR Use for Pollutant release and transfer register PSO Use for Port security officer PSSA Use for Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas BT Marine pollution RT Protected areas RT Sensitive sea areas RT Special areas PUBLIC LAW PUMPING AND PIPING ARRANGEMENTS RT SOLAS QUALIFIED INDIVIDUAL QUALITY ASSURANCE RT Quality control RT Quality management systems RT Standards QUALITY CONTROL RT Quality Assurance RT Quality Management Systems RT Standards QUALITY MANAGEMENT QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS RT Quality assurance RT Quality control QUARANTINE RT Ballast water QUARTERING SEAS BT Navigation 34 .

RADAR BT Navigational aids NT Bridge systems NT Cosrad NT Racons RADAR BEACONS Use Racons RADIO RT DSC RT EPIRBs RT Maritime mobile services RT Navigational warnings RADIO OFFICERS RADIOACTIVE LEVEL BT Radioactive materials RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS BT Dangerous goods NT Irradiated fuel NT Plutonium NT Radioactive levels NT Waste disposal RT Nuclear RT Nuclear containers RT Waigani convention RASTER NAUTICAL CHARTS Use RNC RATES RATIFICATION RECEPTION FACILITIES Use Port facilities RECOMMENDATIONS RECREATIONAL BOAT Use for pleasure craft RECYCLING BT Shipboard waste RT Demolishcon RECYCLING OF SHIPS RT Hong Kong Convention RT Scrapping RECYCLING OF SHIPS CONVENTION Use Hong Kong Convention REEFER SHIPS / REEFER VESSELS Use refrigerated ships REFLAGGING BT Ship registration REFRIGERATED CARGOES BT Cargoes REFRIGERATED CONTAINERS BT Containers REFRIGERATED SHIPS Use for reefer ships BT Refrigeration REFRIGERATION NT Refrigerated ships REFUGEES RT Treatment of persons rescued at sea REGIONAL COOPERATION REGIONAL SEAS Use for Action Plan Region NT East Africa NT East Asia NT Kuwait action plan region NT Mediterranean NT Red Sea and Gulf of Aden NT South Asia NT South East Pacific NT South Pacific NT South-West Atlantic NT West and Central Africa NT Wider Caribbean REGISTER OF SHIPS Use Ship registration REGISTRATION FEES REGISTRATION OF PERSONS REGULATION SCHEME REGULATIONS RELEASE OF SHIPS BT Port state control RT Detention of ships RELIGION REMOTE SENSING BT Satellites RT Airborne surveillance RT Environmental mapping BT Detection of oil REMOVAL BT Offshore installations 35 REPORTING SYSTEM Use Ship reporting systems RE-ROUTEING RT Piracy RT Navigation RESCUE BOATS BT Search and rescue RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT RESOLUTIONS RESPONSE NT Preparedness NT Response plans NT Spill response RESPONSE PLANS BT Response RESTORATION RT Clean up RT Wildlife RESTRAINT RT War RID Use for Regulations concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail BT Dangerous goods NT Carriage of goods by rail RISK ANALYSIS RISK ASSESSMENT RISK CALCULATION RISK MANAGEMENT RT Evaluation RIVERS RT Freshwater RIYADH MOU Use for Riyadh Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control BT Port state control ROME CONVENTION BT Marine terrorism RO-RO SHIPS Use for ferries RT Passenger ships .

ROTTERDAM CONVENTION Use for Rotterdam Convention on the prior informed consent procedure for certain hazardous chemicals and pesticides in international trade ROTTERDAM RULES Use for United Nations Convention on contracts for the international carriage of goods wholly or partly by sea RSA MOU Use for ROPME Sea Area MOU RULES OF PROCEDURES 36 .

SAFE HEAVENS Use Places of refuge SAFETY NT Boarding arrangements NT Cargoes NT GBS NT Navigation NT Ship design NT Audit scheme RT ATBA RT CCSS Code RT CSR RT ISM Code RT SCV Code RT Shipboard safety RT SOLAS SAFETY MANAGEMENT CODE BT Ship operations and management SAFETYNET BT Navigational aids SAFETY ZONES BT Offshore installations SAILING SHIPS SALARIES SALTMARSHES BT Marine sciences SALTWATER SARTs Use for search and rescue transponders SATELLITES BT Navigational aids BT Search and rescue NT Remote sensing NT COSPAS-SARSAT NT Glonass NT GPS RT GMDSS SATNAV BT Navigational aids SBT Use for Segregated ballast tankers SCOPIC Use for Special Compensation P and I Club Clause BT P and I Clubs RT Insurance SCRAPPING RT Shipbuilding and shiprepair RT Recycling of ships SCV Code Use for Code of Safety for Small Commercial Vessels operating in the Caribbean Sea BT Safety SEA LEVEL SEA OF MARMARA SEAFARER WELFARE BT Seafarers RT Health and safety SEAFARERS RT Abandonment of seafarers RT Criminalisation of seafarers RT Criminal charges RT Cross-cultural environment RT Fair treatment RT Health and safety RT International memorial to the wife of the seafarer RT Manning RT Seafarer welfare RT Seafarers’ identification RT Ship-shore communication RT Shore leave RT Social aspects SEAFARERS’ IDENTIFICATION BT Seafarers RT Biometric technology SEAFARERS' TRUST Use IMO Seafarers' trust SEALS BT Wildlife SEAMANSHIP RT Navigation SEAMINES SEARCH AND RESCUE BT Navigation NT Cospas-Sarsat NT Lifeboats NT LSA NT SARTs NT Telecommunications NT Treatment of persons rescued at sea RT DVI RT MRCC RT Rescue boats RT SAR Plan SEARCH AND RESCUE TRANSPONDERS Use SART SEAWAY CODE BT Marine pollution RT Codes SEAWORTHINESS SALVAGE NT Brussels convention RT Jettisoning NT Salvage convention SALVAGE CONVENTION SAMPLING RT Testing SANCTIONS SAR CONVENTION Use for search and rescue convention SAR PLAN Use for search and rescue plan BT Search and rescue SARS Use for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome BT Health and Safety SEA TEMPERATURE SEA WAYBILLS BT Facilitation RT Bills of lading SEABED NT Seabed Mining SEABED MINING BT Seabed NT Offshore mining SEABIRDS BT Effects of pollution on wildlife SEABORNE TRADE BT Trade RT Shipping economics 37 .

SECAs Use for SOx Emission Control Areas SECONDHAND PRICES BT Ship cost SECRETARIAT SECURING NT Lashing RT CSS Code SECURITY Use for ship's security NT Security officer RT ISPS Code RT Maritime security RT Security systems RT SSASs RT SSO SECURITY ASSESSMENT Use SSA SECURITY OFFICER BT Security BT Maritime security RT ISPS Code RT PSO RT SSO SECURITY SYSTEMS BT Security BT Maritime security RT ISPS Code RT SSASs SEEMP Use for Ship energy efficiency management plan BT Energy efficiency SEGREGATION BT Cargo handling SEGREGATED BALLAST TANKERS Use SBT SEIZURE OF SHIPS SELF-UNLOADING SHIPS BT Cargo handling SEMI-SUBMERSIBLE VESSELS SEMI-TRAILERS SEMINARS Use Conferences SENSITIVE SEA AREAS BT Marine pollution RT Protected areas RT PSSA RT Special areas SENSITIVITY MAPPING BT Marine pollution SENSITIVITY MAPPING SEQUESTRATION OF CO2 BT London Protocol SEVERE ACUTE RESPIRATORY SYNDROME Use SARS BT Health and Safety SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES BT Law of the Sea SERS Use for Ship emergency response service SEWAGE BT Waste disposal RT Annex IV RT Municipal waste SHIP BREAKING / SHIPBREAKING Use Scrapping SHIP CONVERSION RT Shipbuilding and shiprepair SHIP COST BT Costs RT Operating cost NT Secondhand prices RT Ship finance SHIP DESIGN NT CAD NT DLA NT Ship's fatigue NT Ship's stress NT Stability RT Marine engineering SHIP DISMANTLING Use Recycling of Ships SHIP EMERGENCY RESPONSE SERVICE Use SERS SHIP ENERGY EFFICIENCY MANAGEMENT PLAN Use SEEMP 38 SHIP IDENTIFICATION BT Maritime security RT AIS (Automatic identification system) RT LRIT RT Ship tracking SHIP INSPECTION RT EQUASIS RT Port state control RT Survey and certification SHIP OF THE FUTURE SHIP OPERATIONS AND MANAGEMENT BT Management NT Integrated ship control NT ISM code NT Manning SHIP RECYCLING Use Recycling of ships SHIP REGISTRATION NT Euros Register RT Flagging out RT FOC RT Open registry RT Reflagging SHIP REPORTING SYSTEMS BT Marine traffic NT MAS SHIP ROUTEING Use Ships’ routeing SHIP SCRAPPING Use scrapping SHIP SECURITY Use Shipboard security SHIP SECURITY ALERT SYSTEMS Use SSASs BT Maritime security RT ISPS Code RT SSP SHIP SECURITY ASSESSMENT Use SSA SHIP SECURITY EQUIPMENT BT Maritime security .

SHIP SECURITY OFFICER Use SSO BT Maritime security RT ISPS Code RT Security officer SHIP SECURITY PLAN Use SSP SHIP STATIONS SHIP STRIKES SHIP STRUCTURE SHIP SUPPLIERS BT Equipment and products SHIP TO SHIP TRANSFER SHIP TO SHORE TRANSFER SHIPBOARD SEARCH BT Maritime security RT Boarding at sea SHIPBOARD SECURITY SHIPBOARD TRAINING BT Maritime training SHIPBOARD WASTE BT Waste disposal RT Annex V RT Garbage RT Recycling SHIP-BOARDING Use Boarding at sea SHIPBREAKING Use Scrapping SHIPBROKING SHIPPING TRAFFIC Use Maritime traffic SHIPS Use for boats NT Dredgers NT Fishing vessels NT Offshore vessels NT Open-hatch containerships NT Passenger ships NT Ro-Ro ships NT Small ships NT Small passenger ships NT Tankers SHIPS AND SHIPPING Use Shipping SHIP'S FATIGUE BT Ship design RT Ship's stress SHIPS IN DISTRESS RT Places of refuge RT Control of ships SHIPS OWNED OR OPERATED BY STATES Use State-owned vessels SHIP'S SECURITY Use Security SHIP'S STRESS NT Hull stress RT Ship's fatigue SHIPS’ ROUTEING BT Marine traffic SHIP-SHORE COMMUNICATION BT Seafarers SHIP-SHORE SAFETY CHECKLIST SHIPYARDS BT Shipbuilding and shiprepair SHIPWRECKS Use Wrecks SHORE LEAVE BT Seafarers RT ISPS Code RT Maritime security RT Port security SHORELINES Use Coastal areas SHIP TRAFFIC Use Maritime traffic SHIP TRACKING RT LRIT RT Ship identification RT AIS SHIP/PORT INTERFACE BT Ports and harbours SHIP’S ACCOMMODATION Use Living conditions SHIP-BASED MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS BT Ballast water SHIPBOARD ASSESSMENT BT Maritime training SHIPBOARD AUTOMATIC IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM Use AIS SHIPBOARD EMERGENCY PLAN RT Marine evacuation SHIPBOARD LIGHTING SHIPBOARD OIL POLLUTION CONTINGENCY PLAN Use SOPEP SHIPBOARD SAFETY BT Safety RT Health and Safety SHIPBUILDERS SHIPBUILDING AND SHIPREPAIR NT Shipyards RT Scrapping RT Ship conversion SHIPMASTER SHIPMASTER'S LIABILITY BT Liability and compensation SHIP MOVEMENTS SHIPOWNERS RT Ownership SHIPPING SHIPPING ACT SHIPPING AGENCIES SHIPPING COMPANIES RT Shipping economics SHIPPING ECONOMICS BT Economics NT Forecasting NT Seaborne trade RT Merchant fleet SHIPPING FINANCE RT Cost RT Ship cost SHIPPING NOISE NT Ocean noise pollution 39 .

SHORTSEA SHIPPING SIGNALS BT Navigational aids NT Distress signals NT Flag signals NT Morse code NT Phonetic tables NT Procedure signals NT Sound signals NT Visual signs SIGNS RT Labelling SIMULATORS BT Training SINGAPORE STRAIT BT Straits SINGLE HULL BT Hull SKIMMERS RT Oil recovery SLINGING BT Cargo handling SLUDGE BT Waste disposal NT Sludge tank RT Municipal waste SLUDGE TANKS BT Sludge SMALL ISLANDS SMALL PASSENGER SHIPS BT Passenger ships RT Small ships SMALL SHIPS SMART CARD SMCP Use for Standard Marine Communication Phrases BT Marine vocabulary SMUGGLING SOCIAL ASPECTS RT Seafarers SOCIAL SECURITY SOCIAL STUDIES SOLAS Use for International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea BT Safety SOPEP Use for Shipboard oil pollution contingency plan SORBENTS BT Cleaning agents SOUND SIGNALS BT Signals SOx Use Sulphur oxides SOx EMISSION CONTROL AREAS Use SECAs SPECIAL AREAS BT Marine pollution RT Protected areas RT PSSA RT Sensitive sea areas SPECIAL PURPOSE SHIPS Use SPS SPECIAL TRADE PASSENGER SHIPS SPILL BEHAVIOUR BT Marine pollution SPILL MANAGEMENT BT Marine pollution SPILL MODELLING BT Marine pollution SPILL RESPONSE BT Response NT Burning NT Cleaning agents NT Cleanup NT OPRC RT Equipment and products RT Oil spill vessels SPONSORSHIP SPS CODE Use for Code of safety for special purpose ships SSA Use for Ship security assessment SSASs Use for Ship security alert systems SSO Use for Ship security officer SSP Use for Ship security plan BT Maritime security BT Security STABILITY BT Ship design NT Damage stability NT Intact stability RT Load lines RT Stockholm Agreement STAFF RULES STANDARDS RT GBS RT Quality assurance RT Quality control STANDARD MARINE COMMUNICATION PHRASES Use SMCP STANDBY VESSELS Use support vessels BT Ships STAR CHARTS BT Charts RT navigation STATE AID STATE IMMUNITY RT Privileges and immunities RT State responsibility RT International law STATE JURISDICTION STATE-OWNED VESSELS SPRINKLERS BT Fire fighting equipment SPS Use for Special purpose ship STATE PROCEDURE STATE RESPONSIBILITY RT International law RT State immunity 40 .

STATE SUCCESSION BT International law STATISTICS STATUTES RT Constitution STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS STCW Use for STCW convention BT Maritime training NT Human element RT Certification RT STCW-F RT STCW code STCW-F Use for STCW-F Convention BT Fishing vessels STCW CODE BT Maritime training RT Codes RT Competent persons STEAM PLANTS BT Marine engineering STEERING STOCKHOLM AGREEMENT BT Passenger ships RT Ability to survive RT Stability STOCKHOLM CONVENTION Use for Stockholm convention on persistent organic pollutants BT Environmental pollution RT Organic pollutants STOCHOLM DECLARATION BT Environmental pollution STOPIA Use for Small Tanker Oil Pollution Indemnification Agreement BT Marine pollution RT Liability and compensation STOWAGE BT Cargo handling RT CSS Code STOWAWAYS RT Traffic of migrants STRADDLE CARRIERS BT Cargo handling STRAIT OF BAB EL-MANDEB Use Bab el-Mandeb Strait STRAIT OF CORFU STRAIT OF DOVER STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR BT Straits STRAIT OF HORMUZ BT Straits STRAIT OF ISTANBUL BT Straits STRAIT OF MAGELLAN BT Straits STRAIT OF MESSINA BT Straits STRAIT OF TIRAN STRAITS NT Bab el Mandeb Strait NT Bering Strait NT Bonifacio Strait NT Bosporus Strait NT Canakkale Strait NT Darnadelles Strait NT Gibraltar Strait NT Macassar Strait NT Malacca Strait NT Singapore Strait NT Strait of Corfu NT Strait of Dover NT Strait of Gibraltar NT Strait of Hormuz NT Strait of Istanbul NT Strait of Magellan NT Strait of Messina NT Strait of Tiran NT Sunda and Lombok Straits NT Torres Strait NT Vessel passage RT Lausane Convention RT Montreux Convention STRANDINGS BT Casualties RT Wrecks STRESS BT Health and safety STRIKES Use Ship strikes STRUCTURAL FAILURE STRUCTURAL STRENGTH 41 SUA Use for Suppression of unlawful acts BT SUA Convention SUA CONVENTION BT Maritime security RT Continental shelf RT Marine terrorism RT Offshore installations RT SUA protocol SUA PROTOCOL BT SUA Convention SUBMARINES BT Submersible craft SUBMERSIBLE CRAFT RT Submarines SUBSIDIES RT Finance SUBSTANDARD SHIPS RT Ageing RT Deficiency reports RT Port State control SUCCESSION Use State succession SULPHUR OXIDES Use for SOx BT Air pollution RT Bunkering RT Exhaust emissions SUNDA AND LOMBOK STRAITS BT Straits SUPPLY VESSELS BT Offshore vessels SUPPORT VESSELS BT Offshore vessels SURFACE WASHING AGENTS BT Cleaning agents SURVEILLANCE SURVING A PIRACY ATTACK BT Piracy .

SURVEY AND CERTIFICATION NT IOPP certificate RT EQUASIS RT ESP Code RT HSSC (Harmonized system of survey and certification) RT Port state control RT Ship inspection SURVEYS BT Insurance RT Claims SURVEYING SURVIVABILITY Use Ability to survive SURVIVAL RT Search and rescue SURVIVAL CRAFT BT LSA SURVIVAL RAFTS BT LSA SURVIVING A PIRACY ATTACK SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT SWAP TANKS SYMBOLS BT Facilitation SYMPOSIUM Use conferences SYNONYMS SYSTEMS RT Computers RT Database RT VTS (Vessel traffic system) 42 .

1977 BT Fishing vessels RT Torremolinos Protocol TORREMOLINOS PROTOCOL BT Fishing vessels RT Torremolinos Convention TORRES STRAIT BT Strait TOTAL LOSS BT Insurance 43 .TACIT ACCEPTANCE TANK CLEANING BT Tankers TANK CONTAINERS TANKER OWNERS BT Tankers RT Liability and compensation TANKER TERMINALS BT Terminals NT Oil hoses TANKERS BT Ships NT Chemical tankers NT Coulumbi Egg tankers NT E3 tanker NT Gas carriers NT Laden tankers NT Lightening NT Mid-deck tankers NT Oil tankers NT Tank cleaning NT Tank owners NT VLCC’s RT STOPIA TARIFFS TAXATION TERMINALS NT Oil hoses NT Pollution in ports and terminals RT Container terminals RT Tanker terminals RT Terminal operators TERMINOLOGY TERRORISM TERRITORIAL SEA TESTING NT Toxicity testing RT Sampling TEXT TIDES TIDE TABLES TIMBER BT Cargoes TIME CHARTERS TOKYO MOU BT Port state control RT MOU TOLL TARIFFS TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT TOVALOP SCHEME BT Compensation TOXICITY TOXICITY TESTS TOXICOLOGY TOWAGE Use Tugs and towing TOWING Use Tugs and towing TRACKING SYSTEMS RT Maritime security TRADE NT Free trade zone NT Seaborne trade NT Trade routes TRADE ROUTES TRAFFIC OF MIGRANTS RT Stowaways RT Treatment of persons rescued at sea TRAFFIC SEPARATION SCHEME BT Marine traffic TRAINING Use for Education NT Maritime training TRAINING AIDS TRAINING INSTITUTIONS BT Maritime training TRAINING SHIPS BT Maritime training TRAINMAR BT Maritime training TRANSBOUNDARY COOPERATION TRANSBOUNDARY MOVEMENTS RT Dangerous goods RT Transboundary pollution RT Waigani Convention RT Waste disposal TBT Use for Tributyltin RT Anti-fouling RT AFS CONVENTION RT Coating TECHNICAL COOPERATION NT Technical Cooperation Committee TECHNICAL COOPERATION COMMITTEE BT Technical cooperation TELECOMMUNICATIONS RT Search and rescue TERMINAL OPERATORS BT Terminals TONNAGE TONNAGE MEASUREMENT TOPIA Use for Tanker Oil Pollution Indemnification Agreement TORREMOLINOS CONVENTION Use for the International Convention for Safety of Fishing Vessels.

TRANSBOUNDARY POLLUTION BT Pollution RT Transboundary movements TRANSBOUNDARY WATERCOURSES RT Inland waterways TRANSFER OF REGISTERS Use Reflagging TRANSFRONTIER POLLUTION Use Transboundary pollution TRANSPONDERS BT Navigational aids TRANSPORT LAWS NT Carriage of goods by air NT Carriage of goods by road NT Carriage of goods by Sea NT Carriage of passengers by sea NT Hamburg rules TRANS-SHIPMENT BT Maritime transport TREATIES RT Compliance BT Law and policy RT Law making process at IMO RT Vienna convention TREATMENT OF PERSONS RESCUED AT SEA BT Search and rescue RT Refugees RT Traffic of migrants TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY BT Ballast water TRIBUTYLTIN Use TBT TUGS AND TOWBOATS TUGS AND TOWING TWIN HULL BT Hull 44 .

UCH Use for Underwater cultural heritage ULCC Use for Ultra large crude oil carrier UN NT UN Charter NT UN Secretariat UN BODIES BT UN UN CHARTER BT UN NT UN bodies NT UN pension fund UNITED NATIONS Use UN UN PENSION FUND BT UN UN SPECIALIZED AGENCIES UNCED Use for United Nations Conference on Environment and Development RT Agenda 21 UNCLOS Use for United Conference on the Law of the Sea BT Law of the Sea UNDERWATER CULTURAL HERITAGE Use UCH UNDERWATER EQUIPMENT BT Offshore safety UNDERWATER NOISE POLLUTION Use Ocean noise pollution UNDERWATER TECHNOLOGY UNITED NATIONS Use UN UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE Use UNFCCC BT Air pollution RT Kyoto protocol UNITED STATES COAST GUARD Use USCG BT Coast Guards UNLAWFUL ACTS Use Terrorism Use Piracy UNLOADING ARRANGEMENTS UNTOC Use for UN Convention against transnational organized crime 2000 USCG Use for United States Coast Guard VAPOURS RT Air pollution RT Enclosed spaces RT Inert gas systems RT Ventilation VDR Use for Voyage data recorder VEGETABLE OIL BT Marine pollution VENTILATION BT Marine engineering RT Health and safety RT Vapours VERY LARGE CRUDE CARRIERS Use VLCC'S VESSEL EFFICIENT INCENTIVE SCHEME Use EIS (for Efficient Incentive Scheme) VESSEL MONITORING SYSTEMS Use VMS VESSEL MOTION RT Vibration VESSEL MOVEMENTS Use Ship movements VESSEL PASSAGE RT Straits VESSEL TRAFFIC SYSTEM Use VTS VIBRATION NT Ergonomic RT Vessel motion VICTIM IDENTIFACATION Use DVI VIDEO-BASED TRAINING BT Maritime training VIENNA CONVENTION RT Ozone layer RT Montreal protocol RT Treaties VISA VISBY RULES VISIBILITY NT Restricted visibility VISIBILITY STANDARDS BT Navigation VISUAL SIGNALS BT Signals NT Light signals VLCC'S Use for Very Large Crude Carriers BT Tankers VMS Use for vessel monitoring system VOCs Use for Volatile organic compounds VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS Use VOCs VOLUNTARY IMO MEMBER STATE AUDIT SCHEME Use Audit scheme VOYAGE COST BT Costs VOYAGE DATA RECORDER Use VDR VOYAGE EVENT RECORDER Use VDR VOYAGE PLANNING BT Navigation 45 .

VTS Use for Vessel traffic system BT Navigation RT Poseidon 46 .

12 October 1929 WAREHOUSING WASH WAVES BT Waves WASHINGTON DECLARATION BT Marine pollution RT Land-based pollution WASTE ASSESSMENT BT Waste disposal WASTE DISPOSAL Use for dumping NT Artificial reefs NT Bamako convention NT Basel convention NT London Convention NT London Protocol NT Municipal waste NT NAP (New Assessment Procedure) NT Oslo convention NT Radioactive materials NT Shipboard waste NT Waste reception facilities RT CCS RT Hazardous liquid waste RT HNS RT Transboundary movements RT Waste assessment RT Waste management WASTE MANAGEMENT BT Waste disposal WASTE RECEPTION FACILITIES BT Waste disposal RT Port facilities WATCHKEEPING RT BNWAs RT Bridge systems RT OMBO RT OOW RT STCW convention WATER INGRESS DETECTORS WATER POLLUTION NT Bathing water RT Water quality WATER QUALITY RT Health and safety RT Water pollution WATER RESOURCES WATERJET BARRIER BT Containment WATERTIGHT BULKHEADS WATERTIGHT DOORS WATERTIGHT INTEGRITY RT Hatch covers RT Watertight bulkheads RT Watertight doors WATERWAYS NT Inland waterways NT Transboundary watercourses RT Lakes WAVES RT Wash waves WAXES WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION WEATHER CRITERION WEBSITES RT IMO website WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION WELDING WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA MOU BT Port state control WETLANDS BT Marine sciences WHALES BT Marine mammals NT Ship strikes WIG CRAFT Use for Wing-in-ground craft WILD BIRDS BT Wildlife WILDLIFE NT Mammals NT Fish NT Wild birds RT Biological effects RT Damage Assessment RT Environmental assessment RT Toxicity WIND FARMS WIRING BT Electrical installations WMU Use for World Maritime University BT Maritime training RT WMU thesis WMU THESIS 47 . BT Environmental pollution RT Radioactive materials RT Transboundary movements WALKWAYS Use Gangways WAR RT Armed conflict RT Geneva Red Cross Convention RT Capture and seizure RT Restraint WAR LOSS BT Casualties WAR RISKS WAR SHIPS WARSAW CONVENTION Use for Convention for the unification o certain rules relating to international carriage by air..WAGES BT Labour WAIGANI CONVENTION Use for Convention to ban the importation into forum island countries of hazardous and radioactive wastes….


YORK-ANTWERP RULES BT Carriage of goods by sea RT General average 49 .

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