hatch coaming

hatch coaming

[′hach ‚kōm·iŋ]
(naval architecture)
A raised frame around a hatch; it forms a support for the hatch cover and strengthens the edges of the opening.
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A clerk passes the way-bill over the hatch coaming.
This next generation cargo hold coating is specifically designed to withstand the harsh conditions experienced by cargo holds, hatch covers and hatch coamings of bulk carriers.