Glossary
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Glossary
Deadweight
Dual Valuation        
Deck
Deck log
Deck cargo
Deck plating
An amount being the first part of the cost of a claim which is Also
referred to as “excess”.
Deductible
Entry book on board a ship containing details of its daily running.
Due date
Derrick
Displacement
Dock
Double bottom
Draft
Duties
Lifting equipment on board a ship.
Steel plates forming the deck of a ship.
Weight of water displaced by a ship.
Weight in tons of the cargo, stores, freshwater, bunker and crew
that a ship can carry when loaded to her load line level.
Horizontal flat or curved surface covering most upper part of the hull
of a ship into which hatchways are cut to give access to the holds.
The date on which a premium in due for payment.
Cargo carried on an open deck of a ship.
Dry dock
A place enclosed from the sea where a ship may anchor or berth.
Space between the floor of ship’s hold and ship’s bottom.
Depth whereby a ship is immersed in the water. Also referred to
as “draught”.
A dock specially constructed for the purpose of surveying and
repairing ships.
A clause in a marine hull policy providing one value for total loss and
another value for all other losses.
A clause in marine insurance concerning the duty of the Insured to
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