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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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If the submarine is in a DMP or shipyard period, the cognizant yard can submit a letter requesting temporary lighting to be installed in bilge areas ONLY DURING THE YARD PERIOD.
Commander, Submarine Force Pacific SUBPAC 151514Z NOV 01 (NOTAL) refers to the bilge lighting problem and states there is no approved ShipAlt for such lighting.
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.
Check bilges for fuel vapors and close all hatches, windows, and doors.
Open all windows and hatches and ventilate the bilges for a minimum of four minutes using the installed blowers.
The products, Bilgezyme and Headzyme, are West Marine private label applications of Neozyme's Bilge Water Treatment (BWT) and Ecosystem enzyme-based, non-toxic, non-bacterial, environmentally friendly bilge and waste water treatment formulas.
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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.
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 award: pr/01/13/ue - services undetermined amount of carpentry for the restoration of various structures of the platform, superstructure, decks, crates and bilges, maintenance / reconstruction of pipes and valves and accessories, the loading and unloading equipment and construction scaffolding on board naval units, basins and smaller vessels.
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.