antiroll tank

antiroll tank

[¦an·tē¦rōl ′taŋk]
(naval architecture)
One of paired tanks at opposite sides within a ship which are partially filled with liquid whose flow from one tank to the other helps to offset ship rolls.
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Whereas Niron Staal manufactured the actual antiroll tank and hull sections, the onboard installation was done by Shipdock, part of the Damen Shiprepair & Conversion division.
Looking back on the retrofit of two antiroll tanks onto GulfMark UK s Highland Defender and Highland Guardian , the rapid response, along with the ratio of 150 tonnes of steel deployed and processed relative to the contract s limited total lead-time, is a great accomplishment.