Person authorized by transportation lines to publish tariffs or rates, rules, and regulations for their account.

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PUF

Passenger User Fee

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A sudden burst of wind stronger than the current wind conditions.

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Procedure where carrier tests the temperature of the internal flesh of refrigerated commodities to assure that the temperature at time of shipment conforms to prescribed temperature ranges.

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An elevated guardrail set up at the bow of a vessel. When erected at the stern, it is called a pushpit.

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A small receiver fitted on the inlet or discharge of a reciprocating compressor. The device is designed to remove the resonance from the compressor thereby reducing noise.

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modulated radiosonde-A radiosonde which transmits the indications of the meteorological sensing elements in the form of pulses spaced in time. The meteorological data are evaluated from the intervals between the pulses. Also called timeinterval radiosonde ...

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A type of power inverter that produce a high quality (nearly sinusoidal) voltage, at minimum current harmonics.

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A type of power generating facility that pumps water to a storage reservoir during off-peak periods, and uses the stored water (by allowing it to fall through a hydro turbine) to generate power during peak periods. The pumping energy is typically supplied ...

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Is the reversal of flow within a dynamic compressor that takes place when the capacity being handled is reduced to a point where insufficient pressure is being generated to maintain flow. Also known as surge.

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A rating who tends to the pumps of an oil tanker.

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Removing waste from a holding tank.

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A small flat bottomed boat square at either end.

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A rectangular flat- bottomed boat used by vessels for painting the ship's side and general use around the ship's water

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Spiked pole used for propelling a barge or boat by resting its outboard end on an unyielding object.

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Pup

A short semi-trailer used jointly with a dolly and another semi-trailer to create a twin trailer

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A tackle (blocks and falls).

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The portion of dry, full line pressure, compressed air taken from the drying side tower of a dual tower desiccant dryer system. Expanded to a very low pressure and passed across the wet desiccant to strip the moisture in the desiccant of the regenerating ...

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Hypocritical smile, or sneer.

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A pulpit located on the stern.

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