Glossary. P

The Maritime Glossary. Letter P +++ Popular Articles: 'Port', 'Personnel', 'Pacific'
P&I Clubs is a shortcut for --->'Protection and Indemnity Clubs'.

Deutsch: Pazifischer Ozean / Español: Océano Pacífico / Português: Oceano Pací­fico / Français: Océan Pacifique / Italiano: Oceano Pacifico

The Pacific (Pacific Ocean) is the largest ocean on earth (165.25 million km²). It extends from the Arctic in the north to Antarctica in the south, bounded by Asia and Australia in the west, and the Americas in the east.

PACPLAN is a shortcut for --->'Pacific Islands Region Oil Spill Contingency Plan'.

PADS is an abbreviation that can stand for several different things in the maritime context. Here are a few possibilities:

Deutsch: Paneel / Español: Panel / Português: Painel / Français: Panneau / Italian: Pannello

Panel in the maritime context refers to a flat or curved component that forms part of the structure of a ship or an offshore platform. Panels are used in various applications, including the construction of hulls, decks, bulkheads, and superstructures. They can be made from materials like steel, aluminium, composite materials, and sometimes wood, depending on the requirements for strength, weight, and corrosion resistance.

English: PAP
German: PAP is a shortcut for --->'Policy Advisory Panel (IALA)'.

Deutsch: Frachtstück / Español: Paquete / Português: Pacote / Français: Colis / Italian: Pacchetto

Parcel in the maritime context refers to a distinct unit of cargo that is transported by sea. This term is typically used to describe a single item or a packaged group of items that are shipped together as part of a larger consignment. Parcels can range in size from small packages to large containers, and they play a crucial role in the logistics and supply chain management of maritime transport.

English: PAS
German: PAS is a shortcut for --->'Pilotage Application System'.

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