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Introduction to marine engine systems

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Parts of a ship

Key words

Aft

Forward 

Port side

Starboard 

Deck

Cabins

 Bridge wings

Midship accommodation 

Weather deck

Hatches

Portside of a ship is the left side of the ship with reference to the aft when looking forward.

A ship is a marine vehicle for the transport of goods across the ocean.

Cargo hold: storage where cargo is kept

NB: A ship is described by the type of cargo it carries.

A reefer ship is a type of ship that is used for the purpose of carrying refrigerated cargo. Reefer ships are mainly used to transport spoilable goods.

Mooring of the ship 

A mooring is any permanent structure to which a vessel may be secured. Examples include quays, wharfs, jetties, piers, anchor buoys, and mooring buoys. A ship is secured to a mooring to forestall free movement of the ship on the water.

NB. Some ships got anchors at the aft and is rarely used.it is dropped in swift river

Oil tankers: vessels which carry oil

Types

Oil tankers and gas tankers

General cargo ships and some bulk carriers has cranes on the them.

MPV ships: multipurpose vessels. 

Inside them we have project cargo ships 

Ships with cranes are known as general cargo ships.

POOP DECK : a poop deck is a deck that forms the roof of a cabin built in the rear, or "aft", part of the superstructure of a ship.

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