Glossary. B

The Maritime Glossary. Letter B +++ Popular Articles: 'Board', 'Boat', 'Bridge'

Deutsch: Ballast / Español: Lastre / Português: Lastro / Français: Lest / Italiano: Zavorra

Ballast in the maritime context refers to the material used to stabilize ships in the water. Typically, ballast takes the form of water, which is taken into tanks specifically designed for this purpose. The proper management of ballast is critical for safe and efficient ship operation.

English: Ban
German: BAN is a shortcut for --->'Basel Action Network'.

BAOAC is a shortcut for --->'Bonn Agreement Oil Appearance Code'.

BAREP is a shortcut for --->'Baltic Sea Position Reporting System'.

English: Bas
German: English: Bas
German: BAS is a shortcut for --->'Basic Air Services'.

BC Code is a shortcut for --->'Code of Safe Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes'.

BCAG is a shortcut for --->'Bulk Cargoes Advisory Group'.

BCH is a shortcut for 'Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ship s Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk'.

English: BCS
German: BCS is a shortcut for --->'Business Classification Scheme'.

Deutsch: Bake / Español: Baliza / Português: Baliza / Français: Balise / Italiano: Faro

Beacon refers to a device designed to guide navigators by sending out light, sound, or radio signals. In the maritime context, beacons are pivotal in aiding navigation and ensuring safe passage through waterways.

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