sea marker

sea marker

[′sē ‚märkər]
(engineering)
A patch of color on the ocean surface produced by releasing dye; used, for example, to attract the attention of the crew of a rescue airplane.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Even the most credible market forecasters had agreed that ICE Brent could descend below $40/b, with NYMEX WTI to be at least $2/b under that of the UK North Sea marker crude.
Benchmark Brent was trading at $48.16/barrel, same as on Friday, while Goldman Sachs had also lowered the North Sea marker crude from $62 to 49.50 on Friday, based on oversupply concerns and a worrying outlook from China's slowing economy.
SEA RESCUE: Michael Todd, 21, and 16-year-old Denis Beattie (right) lived to tell the tale of how they desperately clung to a sea marker in a raging sea off Redcar in December 1980.
The oil slump this year alone has seen the price of Brent blend, the North Sea marker crude, fall around USD6 to USD13 a barrel currently.
Paper WTI is a marker for light/sweet American crude oils, still to a considerable extent influencing prices across the Atlantic through the North Sea marker Brent and, therefore, elsewhere in the world.
"When one noticed us, it left the formation to return to its base, while the others dropped green and yellow sea markers around us."
Although Dean Potter of the manufacturing company, Formulabs, refrains from saying this chemical is nontoxic, he says "it is biodegradable and is currently used by the Navy in sea markers"--rescue devices used to spot downed pilots in the water.