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main deck

[′mān ′dek]
(naval architecture)
The uppermost complete deck of a naval vessel extending over its entire length and width.
The uppermost deck of a merchant ship for which it is possible to close all openings securely.
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The company also received the award for "Main Deck Carrier of the Year (Customer Choice)" for the first time, in recognition of the quality and strength of its cargo services.
Perhaps the most impressive objects on the main deck are the 14-inch guns, 10 of them, paired in five turrets.
Customers in First will be seated at the front of the main deck. The cabin will offer 14 seats and is evolved from the current First class.
"The additional main deck capacity available as a result of our joint venture is a vital step towards enhancing our cargo capacity, as it qualifies Oman Air to accept main deck cargo.
This means a single large main deck spanning the entire beam, housing dining and lounging areas in both the exterior aft deck and inside the saloon to create a seamless, open space.
The newest aircraft features a wide main deck cargo door for easier uplift of oversized shipments and an optimised main deck floor layout which the carrier was invited to help digitally design so the aircraft can better meet the needs of Emirates' customers.
New records reveal that after the aircraft had taken off and approached the top of climb, at approximately 19:12 hours, the main deck fire warning alarm sounded off.
The work carried out on the Blue Marlin, which is capable of carrying structures of up to 73,000 tonnes, constituted the completion of her second special survey, renewal of approximately 30 tonnes of steel in various places, blasting and painting of the hull, main deck and ballast tanks, and maintenance of valves, electric motors, steering gear and winches.
As the yacht is registered in Holland and managed by a Dutch company, the owners enjoy all the fiscal and legal benefits that come from sailing the Dutch flag.<p>Located forward on the main deck, the owners' stateroom feels very spacious thanks in no small measure to an exceptional height of 2.30 metres.
The Osprey is a semi-submersible heavy-lift vessel and the operation will involve submerging the main deck of the vessel some three metres below water level - leaving only the accommodation and forecastle superstructures above the river to act as buoyancy - which will then allow the Swan Hunter dry dock to float into position ready for lifting as the vessel arises.
The pilots are complaining that they cannot sleep in the crew-rest area in the rear of the main deck for they are constantly disturbed by sounds created by passengers.
The body was discovered inside a cabin on the main deck of the shipwreck and handed over to police for investigation, a department statement said.