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T (Tango)
Do not pass ahead of me
Tallyman
Controls the cargo going into and out of the vessel. Checks that volume and number tallies with the manifests.
T/C-trip The ship is hired for one voyage, but under T/C terms.
TA Trans Atlantic
TA Round Trans Atlantic Round Voyage
TACKLE Any combination of ropes and blocks the multiply power. The equipment on a vessel used to perform working tasks on the vessel.
TAFTA
Discussions between USA and the EU concerning a Transatlantic Free Trade Area
Tanker Ship carrying liquid bulk cargoes.
TAPA Trans-Alaska Pipeline Act
TAPS Trans Alaska Pipeline System
TARV - Trans Atlantic Round Voyage Trans Atlantic Round Voyage
TAT EPA Technical Assist Team
Tension Leg Platform Floating platform or loading buoy fastened to the seabed with vertical chains or stays etc. , kept in position by its own buoyancy.
TEU Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit. The container carrying capacity of a vessel, expressed in the number of TEUs it can load (standard containers of 20x8x8 feet).
Time-Charter (T/C) The hiring of a vessel for a specified period of time.
TIR Transport Internationale Routier - International customs' convention.
Tonkilometre The transportation of one ton cargo over a distance of one kilometre.
Toolpusher Foreman on a drilling rig.
TOVALOP Tanker Owners' Voluntary Agreement Concerning Liabililty for Oil Pollution (London)
Tramp shipping Ships trading where they can get cargo.
Trunk Line The main oil pipeline.
TUAC Trade Union Advisory Committee - advisory committee representing employees in the OECD.
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