Ship that is designed for transporting cargo in containers in its hold and on its deck.

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Crew quarters

Compartments for housing crew members.

 

Chart room

Office in which charts and other navigation documents are kept.

 

Radio antenna

Metal conductor that emits and receives radio waves for communications.

 

Lifeboat

Boat used for evacuating people from the ship in case of emergency.

 

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Compass bridge

Covered glassed-in platform from which officers and crew navigate the vessel.

 

Radar

Detection device that emits radio waves and receives their echo; it is used to avoid collisions and to navigate when visibility is reduced.

 

Stack

Tall pipe atop the engine that evacuates the steam and the combustion smoke.

 

Anchor-windlass room

Opening made in a ship’s bulwark or deck for the anchor chains and lashings.

 

Forecastle

Section of the forward deck for storing equipment such as chains and anchors.

 

Masthead light

Lamp projecting a strong light several miles ahead and to the sides of the ship.

 

Container

Metal box of standardized dimensions for transporting cargo.

 

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Container hold

Large compartment under the deck where containers are stowed.