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bilge

1. Nautical the parts of a vessel's hull where the vertical sides curve inwards to form the bottom
2. the parts of a vessel between the lowermost floorboards and the bottom
3. the dirty water that collects in a vessel's bilge
4. the widest part of the belly of a barrel or cask

bilge

[bilj]
(naval architecture)
Part of the underwater body of a ship between the flat of the bottom and the straight vertical sides.
Internally, the lowest part of the hull, next to the keelson.
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Fixtures being utilized that are not designed or constructed for the bilge environment
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In an effort to continue to supply boaters with the bilge pillows and socks, Quadratech is working with a boating supply store for an exclusive contract allowing them to carry the products in their stores throughout the State.
Passive corrosion protection coatings and outside and inside the ship- Non-slip deck coverings- Cleaning the bunker tanks, bilges and cells including gas concentration measurements.
1 Internal Under Water Area Bilges And Void Spaces.
Multi-year fixed-term contract (2015-2018) service and price schedule on draining and cleaning of bilges and bunkers on ships of Belgian maritime component and / or maintained by it.
These include preservatives and color structure - In the over-and under water,- To bunkers, tanks and cells- In bilges and operating rooms and interior areas,- The non-slip deck coverings and the side surfaces outdoors.
These include the following elements: Passive corrosion protection coatings and outside and inside half of the ship, non-slip deck coverings, cleaning of bunkers, tanks, bilges and cells including gas concentration measurements.
Contract notice: Pr/01/13/ue - services undetermined quantity of carpentry for the rehabilitation of various deck, superstructure, decks, boxes and bilges, maintenance / reconstruction of pipes and valves and accessories, loading / unloading equipment and construction scaffolding on board naval units, the basins and the smaller vessels.