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A

 

 

 

a.b.

Able Seaman

ABS

American Bureau of Shipping

ACV

Air Cushion Vehicle

AIS

Automated Identification System

ATIPACV

Access To Information and Privacy

ARPA

Automatic Radar Plotting Aid

API

American Petroleum Institute

AMVER

Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System

ADM

Assistant Deputy Minister

   

 

 

B

 

 

 

BHC Code

Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk.

BCITMC

British Columbia Institute of Technology Marine Campus

BCTOA
BC Tow Boat Owners Association (CMC Predecessors)

BIMCO

Baltic and International Maritime Conference

BRMS

Bridger Resource Management System

BV

Bureau Veritas 

 

 

 

 

C

 

 

 

CAPP

Canadian Association of Petroleum Produces

CCG

Canadian Coast Guard

CCRA

Canada Customs and Revenue Agency

CCS

China Classification Society

CFLA

Coast Forest and Lumber Association (see CFPA)

CFPA

Coast Forest Products Association (formerly CFLA)

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations (U.S.A.)

CHT
Master Home Trade, 350 Tons

CIP

Calling In Point

CLC

Canada Labour Code

CLC

Canadian Labour Congress

CLC

International Convention of Civil Liability (for Oil Pollution)

CMAC

Canadian Marine Advisory Council

CMC

Council of Marine Carriers

CMC

Chamber of Maritime Commerce

CMIA
Canadian Marine Industry Alliance

COGLA

Canada Oil and Gas Lands Administration

Colreg

International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea

COW

Crude Oil Washing

CPA

Closest Point of Approach

CPP

Controllable Pitch Propeller

CPPI

Canadian Petroleum Products Institute

CSA

Canada Shipping Act

CSA

Canada Standards Association

CSA 2001
Canadian Shipping Act of 2001

CTA

Coasting Trade Act

CVTS

Cooperative Vessel Traffic Services (Canada/U.S.A.)

CSA

Canadian Shipowners Association

CSBC

Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia

 

 

 

 

D

 

 

 

D.w.t.

Dead Weight

DGPS

Differential Global Positioning System

DND

Department of National Defence

DNV

Det Norske Veritas

DREP

Defence Research Establishment Pacific

DSC

Digital Selective Calling

DM

Deputy Minister

 

 

 

 

E

 

 

 

ECAREG

Eastern Canada Regulatory system

EC

Environment Canada

ECDIS

Electronic Chart Display and Information System

EC

European Community

EEZ

Economic Exclusive Zone

EFAP

Employee Family Assistance Plan

 

 

 

 

F

 

 

 

f.p.

Flash Point

FWA

Fresh Water Allowance

FOC

Flag Of Convenience

FIR

Forest Industrial Relations board

 

 

 

 

G

 

 

 

GRT

Gross Registered Tonnage

GST

Goods and Services Tax

GPS

Global Positioning System

GMT

Greenwich Mean Time

 

 

 

 

H

 

 

 

HRSD

Human Resources Social Development (formerly HRDC)

HRDC

Human Resources Development Canada-formerly Labour Canada

HSC

High Speed Craft

 

 

 

 

I

 

 

 

IBC Code
International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk

ISMA

International Ship Managers’ Association

ISPS

International Ship and Port Facility Security Code

IMO

International Maritime Organization (formerly IMCO)

IMCO

International Maritime Consultative Organization (now IMO)

ILO

International Labour Organization

IALA

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities

IMPA

International Marine Pilots Association

IFSMA

International Federation of Ship Masters Associations

IHMA

International Harbour Masters Association

IAPH

International Association of Ports and Harbours

IOAC Integrated Oceans Advisory Committee
ISAC International Shipowners Alliance of Canada
ITB

Integrated Tug and Barge unit

ISM

International Safety Management code

ISO

International Standards Association

ISRS
International Safety Rating System
ITF

International Transport workers Federation

ISF

International Shipping Federation

ITOS

International Tug of Opportunity System

 

 

 

 

J

 

 

 

JTAC

Joint WestCan Towboat Advisory Committee

   

 

 

K

 

 

 

kg

Kilogram

kt

Knot

KR

Korean Registry of Shipping

KG

Keel to Centre of Gravity

   

 

 

L

 

 

 

LAMP

Lakes Action Management Plan

LNG
Liquefied Natural Gas
LOF
Lloyd's Open Form
LOU
Letter of Understanding
LPG
Liquefied Petroleum Gas
LSSA
Lloyd's Standard Salvage and Arbitration
   

 

 

M

 

 

 

MARSEC
Marine Security
Marine Communication and Traffic Services
Marine Emergency Duties
MED
Marine Emergency Duties
MM
Master Mariner
MOA
Memorandum of Agreement
MOU
Memorandum of Understanding
MOU
Mobile Offshore Unit
MPR
Marine Personnel Regulations

MSC

Marine Safety Committee

MSD
Marine Sanitation Device
MSDS
Marine Safety Data Sheets
MTSCP
Marine Transportation Security Clearance Program
MTSR
Marine Transportation Security Regulations

MARPOL

Marine Pollution Convention

MCTS

Marine Communications and Traffic Services

   

 

 

N

 

 

 

NANS

Navigation Aids and Navigation Safety committee

NC 1
Near Coastal Voyage Class 1
NC 2
Near Coastal Voyage Class 2
NLS
Noxious Liquid Substance
NMAB
National Marine Advisory Board
NMIC
National Marine Industry Council
NOx
Nitrogen Oxide

NRT

Net Registered Tonnage

NUC
Not Under Command
NWPA
Navigatable Waters Protection Act

 

 

   

O

 

 

 

OCIMF

Oil Company International Marine Forum

OHS
Occupational Health and Safet
OIM
Offshore Installation Manager
OJT
On-the-Job Training
   

 

 

P

 

 

 

PACMAR

Pacific Coast Marine Review Panel

PEP
Provincial Emergency Program
PMAB
Pacific Marine Advisory Board

PMTC

Pacific Marine Training Campus  (defunct) see BCIT

PMTI

Pacific Marine Training Institute  (defunct)  see BCIT

PNCMA Pacific North Coast Integrated Managment Area
PPE
Personal Protective Equiptment

p.p.m

Parts Per Million
p.s.i
Pounds per Square Inch
   

Q

 

   

 

 

R

 

 

 

RAF
Risk Assesment Framework
RCDIS
Raster Chart Display System

RDG

 Regional Director General

 

 

 

 

S

 

 

 

SART
Search and Rescue Transponder
SECA
Sulfur Emission Control Area
SEN
Simulated Electronic Navigation
SIM
TC examination in Simulated Electronic Navigation
SIRE
Ship Inspection Report(by OCIMF)
SIRS II
Ship Inspection Reporting System(TC)
SMC
Safety Managment Certificate
SMS
Safety Manual System

SOLAS

Safety Of Life At Sea Convention

SOPEP
Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan
SOTO
Supervision of Oil Transfer Operation

STCW

Standards on Training Certification and Watchkeeping

SVMO
Small Vessel Machinery Operator (Certificate)
SVOP
Small Vessel Operator Proficiency (Certificate)
SWL
Safe Working Load
   

 

 

T

 

 

 

TC

Transport Canada

TCMS

Transport Canada Marine Safety branch

TLA
Truck Loggers Association

TP

Transport Publication

TPC
Tonnes Per Centimetre Immersion
TPI
Tonnes Per Inch Immersion
TSB
Transportation Safety Board

 

 

 

 

U

 

ULCC
Ultra Large Crude Carrier

USCG

United States Coast Guard

USACE

United States Army Corps of Engineers

UTC

Coordinated Universal Time  (also known as GMT)

 

 

 

 

V

 

 

 

VHF

Very High Frequency (radio)

VHF/DSC

Very High Frequency Digital Selective Calling capable radio

VLCC
Very Large Crude Carrier

VTS

Vessel Traffic Services

   

 

 

W

 

 

 

WI
Work Instruction

WIG

Wing in Ground Effect
WHMIS
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
WKM
Watchkeeping Mate
   

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Z