Ship with large reservoirs for transporting liquid petroleum products.
Winch that manipulates the anchors.
Submerged component that pivots on a vertical axle and is used to steer the boat.
Device with blades integrated onto a shaft that is driven by the engine to provide thrust and thus impel the ship.
Mast with a radio-wave detection device (radar set) used to prevent collisions when visibility is reduced.
Railing along a ship’s deck that protects crew from falling overboard.
Device that removes any water that might contaminate the oil tanks.
Metal conductor that emits and receives radio waves for communications.
Motorized spool around which a mooring cable is wound.
crossover cargo deck line
Thick pipe that runs transversally and is used to fill and empty the tanks.
Metal cylindrical fittings attached to the deck for fastening mooring ropes and tow lines.
air relief valve
Device that allows air to escape as oil fills the tanks to displace it.
tank hatch cover
Watertight door that provides access to a tank.
Mast located near the bow of the deck that supports the navigation lights.
Flat top that seals the hull and protects the cargo; it provides space for crew to circulate and for auxiliary equipment.
Vertical part of the hull below the water line.
Pressurized mechanism that produces foam for extinguishing fires.
Short thick mast that supports the derrick.
Device with pulleys that is mounted on a pivot for handling loads.
Bulge in the bottom part of the stem that reduces the hull’s water resistance.
Wall that divides the hold across the width thus demarcating the tanks.
Wall that divides the hold along the length to demarcate the tanks.
engine control room
Compartment housing the instruments that monitor the ship’s movement and control the engines and other machinery.
Compartment housing the machinery that pumps the oil in and out of the tanks.
Metal girder that runs along the ship’s longitudinal axis to reinforce the bottom of the hull.
Metal reinforcement that spans the hull transversally.
Watertight reservoir; the hold is divided into several tanks to prevent sloshing.