Glossary. O

The Maritime Glossary. Letter O +++ Popular Articles: 'Ocean', 'Operation', 'Operator'

OBO is a shortcut for --->'Oil/Bulk/Ore' and describes a multipurpose bulkcarrier who can transport either dry or liquid bulk.

Deutsch: Ereignis / Español: Acontecimiento / Português: Ocorrência / Français: Événement / Italiano: Evento

Occurrence in the maritime context refers to any event or incident that happens during maritime operations. This can include a wide range of incidents, such as accidents, emergencies, equipment failures, environmental impacts, or any significant events that affect the operation of ships and maritime facilities.

Deutsch: Ozean / Español: Océano / Português: Oceano / Français: Océan / Italiano: Oceano /

An ocean (from Ancient Greek Okeanos) is a body of saline water that composes a large part of a planet's hydrosphere. In the context of Earth, it refers to one or all of the major divisions of the planet's World Ocean they are, in descending order of area, the Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Southern (Antarctic), and Arctic Oceans.

Deutsch: Ozeanographie / Español: Oceanografía / Português: Oceanografia / Français: Océanographie / Italian: Oceanografia

Oceanography is the scientific study of the physical, chemical, biological, and geological aspects of the ocean. In the maritime context, it encompasses the exploration and analysis of ocean currents, waves, tides, marine ecosystems, and the ocean floor. This field is crucial for understanding marine navigation, resource management, and environmental conservation.

OCIMF is a shortcut for --->'Oil Companies International Marine Forum'.

English: OCS
German: OCS is a shortcut for --->'Offshore Constitutional Settlement'.
English: ODAS
German: ODAS is a shortcut for --->'Ocean Data Acquisition Systems'.
English: ODM
German: - ODM : is a shortcut for --->'Oil Discharge Monitoring'.

English: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
German: English: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
German: OECD is a shortcut for --->'Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development'.

OFE is a shortcut for --->'Oil Filtering Equipment'.