Glossary
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Glossary
Point where a vertical line passing through a ship’s centre of
buoyancy in an upright status meets her new centre of buoyancy
in a heeling status.
Magnet
Device attached to a crane used for lifting up scrap iron.
Maintenance survey
Survey carried out by insurers on an existing insured ship
in order to ascertain that its condition is well maintained.
Factual information connected with a risk that would influence
so on which terms.
Document containing full list of ship’s cargo.
Manifest
The English Act that codified the law relating to marine
insurance.
Marine Insurance Act 1906
Claim against a vessel enforced by means of her seizure
and arising for non-payment.
Maritime lien
MARPOL
Person in sole charge and command of a ship.
International Convention for Prevention of Pollution from
Ships.
Master
Material information
Metacentre
Metacentric height
Monsoon
Distance between the ship’s centre of gravity and her metacentre
known as gm.
Gales and storms in the Arabian Sea.
Mortgagee
Person or company lending money to a shipowner creating an
interest in the ship and subsequently in the policy of insurance.
Motion of ships
Heaving, pitching, rolling, surging, swaying and yawing.
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