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double bottom

[¦dəb·əl ′bäd·əm]
(naval architecture)
A ship bottom with space between the inner and outer plating.
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Contract award: double bottoms, v0366 / 2015 mos bremerhaven.
However, commercials were focused on the double bottoms and not the volatility of prices.
When passing through customs, inspection officials discovered two plastic bags, one containing 7,080 grams of ecstasy and the other 7,520 grams of the drug, in double bottoms of the pair's suitcases.
The double bottoms rule would require protecting the inner hull with a second skin about six feet from the cargo tanks.
Currently, ten ships in Mobil's fleet have double bottoms.
Contract notice: Printing and double bottoms (0711-15-b-eo-21).
The penalty includes a $300,000 cash payment and a $200,000 credit for the installation of double bottoms and leak detection systems in three crude oil storage tanks.
This new class of tugs will be ABS classed and include double bottoms in the fuel tanks.
Component of this measure is the installation of cavity and double bottoms in the components A and D.
Upon delivery of these newbuildings, OSG's VLCC and Aframax fleets will each average under five years of age, versus today's world fleet average age of more than 12 years, and over 90% of OSG's tankers will be protected by double hulls, double sides or double bottoms.
About 2 350 mA double bottoms (20 cm high + court),- Approximately 1200 mA plasterboard walls double planked,- 900 m forming tube substructures,- 550 mA Innenbeplankungen and facings,- All flooring work: linoleum, terrazzo, ceramic tile, wood floors.