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R (Romeo)
The way is off my ship. You may feel your way past me
RAS
Radio Advisory Service (UK)
Rate The offered/agreed price for the transportation of goods.
Ratio between Gross Tonnage/Net Tonnage/Deadweight Approximate conversion figures: 1 NT = 1.7 GT 1 GT = 1.5 dwt. These figures are applicable for tankers and dry cargo vessels up to approximately 25,000 dwt., but not for reefers, ro-ro-ships, passenger ships, etc. For large tank- and bulkships (approximately 100,000 dwt. and above) 1GT is approximately 2 dwt.
Reefer Vessel Vessel with refrigerated cargo hold(s).
Register ton Old term for the measuring of ships, not to be used anymore. (One register ton is 100 cubic feet or 2.93 cubic metres).
RI Registro Italiano - Italian classification society.
RLF Rederienes Landsforening - Association of Norwegian short-sea shipowners.
Ro-ro-ship (Roll on - Roll off) The cargo is driven on board and ashore, either by means of own engine (cars/trailers), or by means of special trucks. There are three main areas: -Ro-ro-ship operating in lines carries containers, pallets, flats or general cargo, and any type of cargo that can be driven on board. -Ro-ro-ship for the transportation of new automobiles (specialised: Pure Car Carrier - PCC), may also carry other rolling cargo. -Ro-ro-ferries carrying a combination of rolling cargo (cars/lorries/trailers) and passengers.
Roughneck Worker in the oil and gas industry.
ROV Remote Operated Vehicle
RS The former Soviet classification society.
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