Model Course 317 Maritime English (2)
International Maritime Organization (IMO) model course 3.17 Maritime English (2)
Port = A harbour, near a seacoast, with facilities to receive vessel and conduct cargo operations.
Lighthouse = A structure on land having a large light visible for great distances at sea, used as an aid to navigation.
Light ship = A ship having a large light visible for miles at sea, used to mark the entrance to a port.
Sea buoy = an object floating in water, Moored to the bottom, to mark a port; usually the last seaward aid to navigator seen when a vessel is leaving port and proceeding to sea.
Pilot Vessel = a vessel cruising or anchored at near the entrance to a harbor ;it takes pilots to inbound ships and removes pilots from outbound vessel.
Bridge = The control station from which deck officers operate the navigational gear of a ship.
Channel = a deep out in a shallow body of water through which large vessel can navigate.
Breakwater = a structure which maintains calm waters in a harbor and block the worst ocean waves.
Maneuvering speed = a vessel’s reduced rate of speed in restricted waters such as harbors.
Berth = the place assigned to a vessel in port, at a dock, a wharf, or at Anchorage.
Dock = a structure to which a ship can be secured.
Tugboat = a small, highly maneuverable craft used to assist in docking or undocking large ship.
Docking pilot = an additional pilot who may assist the ship's master in docking or undocking with tugboats alongside.
Line handlers = the shore side personnel who handle the ship's line's on the dock.
Manifest = an official list of everything carried by a vessel.
Stevedores = the contractors and personnel who perform cargo operations for most ships.
Pumpers = The personnel, usually the ship's crew, who load and discharge liquid cargo from tankers.
Agency = A shore establish which handles all the ship's needs while it is in port.
Expected Time of Arrival (E.T.A) = The time at which a ship is due in port.
Port authority = The agency that controls the maintenance and use of all the ports facilities.
Store = The supplies to be procured for a ship in port.
Ship chandler = A dealer who supplies a vessel with stores.
Signing on or off = The official process where by crew members are hired or discharged.
Coast Guard = A nation's coastal patrol, responsible for protecting life and property at sea, enforcement of Navigation laws, and coastal defense.
Stand by engines = an order given to prepare the vessel, in all respect, for sea.
Referensi : Inggris maritim diklat ATT2 (Drs. Margono)