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IHS Fairplay: Vessel Type Definitions

VESSEL TYPEDESCRIPTION LNG TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of Liquefied Natural Gas (primarily methane) in independent insulated tanks. Liquefaction is achieved at temperatures down to !"# deg $ CNG TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of $ompressed Natural Gas. $argo remains in gaseous state but is highly compressed Et ylene TankerA semi pressurised L%G tanker specifically for the bulk carriage of ethylene. $argo is refrigerated at !&' deg $ LPG TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of Liquefied %etroleum Gas in insulated tanks( which may be independent or integral. )he cargo is pressurised (smaller vessels)( refrigerated (larger vessels) or both (*semi pressurised*) to achieve liquefaction. )he most common cargoes are ammonia( propane and butane LPG!C e"i#al TankerAn L%G tanker additionally capable of the carriage of chemical products as defined in the +nternational ,ulk $hemical $ode LPG $ar%e& propelle'A self propelled tanker barge for the bulk carriage of Liquefied %etroleum Gas CO( TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of liquefied carbon dio-ide )olten S*lp *r TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of molten sulphur in insulated tanks at a high temperature C e"i#al TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of chemical cargoes( lube oils( vegetable.animal oils and other chemicals as defined in the +nternational ,ulk $hemical $ode. )anks are coated with suitable materials which are inert to the cargo

Par#els TankerA chemical tanker with many segregated cargo tanks to carry multiple grades of chemicals as defined in the +nternational ,ulk $hemical $ode. )ypically these can have between !& and "& different tanks C e"i#al Tanker $ar%e&An self propelled tanker barge for the propelle'bulk carriage of chemical cargoes( lube oils( vegetable.animal oils and other chemicals as defined in the +nternational ,ulk $hemical $ode C e"i#al!Pro'*#tsA chemical tanker additionally capable Tankerof the carriage of clean petroleum products C e"i#al!Pro'*#tsAn self propelled chemical tanker Tanker $ar%e& propelle'barge additionally capable of the carriage of clean petroleum products +ine TankerA cargo ship designed for the bulk transport of /ine in tanks. )anks will be stainless steel or lined. New vessels will be classified as chemical carriers Ve%eta,le Oil TankerA cargo ship designed for the bulk transport of 0egetable oils in tanks. )anks will be stainless steel or lined. New vessels will be classified as chemical carriers E'i,le Oil TankerA cargo ship designed for the bulk transport of 1dible 2ils in tanks. )anks will be stainless steel or lined. New vessels will be classified as chemical carriers $eer TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of beer Late- TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of lateFr*it .*i#e TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of fruit 3uice concentrate in insulated tanks S *ttle TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of crude oil specifically for operation between offshore terminals and refineries. +s typically fitted with bow loading facilities Cr*'e Oil TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of crude oil

Cr*'e!Oil Pro'*#tsA tanker for the bulk carriage of crude Tankeroil but also for carriage of refined oil products Pro'*#ts TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of refined petroleum products( either clean or dirty Tanker /*nspe#ifie'0A tanker whose cargo is unspecified Pro'*#ts Tanker $ar%e&A self propelled tanker barge for the propelle'bulk carriage of refined petroleum products( either clean or dirty 1sp alt!$it*"en TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of asphalt.bitumen at temperatures between !4& and 5&& deg $ Coal!Oil )i-t*re TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of a cargo of coal and oil mi-ed as a liquid and maintained at high temperatures +ater TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of water +ater Tanker $ar%e&A self propelled tanker barge for the propelle'bulk carriage of water )olasses TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of molasses Gl*e TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of glue 1l#o ol TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of alcohol Caprola#ta" TankerA tanker for the bulk carriage of caprolactam( a chemical used in the plastics industry for the production of polyamides $*lk CarrierA single deck cargo vessel with an arrangement of topside ballast tanks for the carriage of bulk dry cargo of a homogeneous nature $*lk Carrier& Laker OnlyA single deck cargo vessel with dimensions suited to the limitations of Great Lakes of North America trade( unsuitable for open sea navigation. 6atches are more numerous than standard bulk carriers( and much wider than they are long $*lk Carrier /2it Ve i#leA bulk carrier with movable decks for De#ks0the additional carriage of new vehicles $*lk $ar%e& propelle'A self propelled barge with an arrangement of topside ballast tanks for the carriage of bulk dry cargo of a

homogeneous nature Ore CarrierA single deck cargo ship fitted with two longitudinal bulkheads. 2re is carried in the centreline holds only $*lk!Oil Carrier /O$O0A bulk carrier arranged for the alternative (but not simultaneous) carriage of crude oil Ore!$*lk!Pro'*#tsA bulk carrier arranged for the Carrieralternative (but not simultaneous) carriage of oil products Ore!Oil CarrierAn ore carrier arranged for the alternative (but not simultaneous) carriage of crude oil $*lk Car%o Carrier& selfA bulk carrier fitted with self trimming 'is# ar%in%holds( a conveyor belt (or similar system) and a boom which can discharge cargo alongside or to shore without the assistance of any e-ternal equipment $*lk Car%o Carrier& selfA Great Lakes bulk carrier fitted with a 'is# ar%in%& Lakerconveyor belt (or similar system) and a boom which can discharge cargo alongside or to shore without the assistance of any e-ternal equipment $*lk Car%o $ar%e& selfA self propelled bulk barge fitted with 'is# ar%in%& propelle'a conveyor belt (or similar system) and a boom which can discharge cargo alongside or to shore without the assistance of any e-ternal equipment Ce"ent CarrierA single deck cargo vessel fitted with pumping arrangements for the carriage of cement in bulk. )here are no weather deck hatches. 7ay be self discharging $*lk Ce"ent $ar%e&A self propelled barge fitted with propelle'pumping arrangements for the carriage of cement in bulk. )here are no weather deck hatches. 7ay be self discharging +oo' C ips Carrier& selfA single deck cargo vessel with high *nloa'in%freeboard for the carriage of wood chips. 7ay be self discharging 3rea CarrierA single deck cargo vessel for the

carriage of urea in bulk. 7ay be self discharging 1%%re%ates CarrierA single deck cargo vessel for the carriage of aggregates in bulk. Also known as a 8and $arrier. 7ay be self discharging Li"estone CarrierA single deck cargo vessel for the carriage of limestone in bulk. )here are no weather deck hatches. 7ay be self discharging Refine' S*%ar CarrierA single deck cargo vessel for the carriage of refined sugar. 8ugar is loaded in bulk and bagged in transit (,+,2 ,ulk +n ,ag 2ut) Po2'er CarrierA single deck cargo vessel for the carriage of fine powders such as fly ash. )here are no weather deck hatches General Car%o S ip /2it A general cargo ship with the Ro4Ro fa#ility0additional capability to be loaded and unloaded by ro ro access to a limited portion of the cargo space Open Hat# Car%o S ipA large single deck cargo vessel with full width hatches and bo-ed holds for the carriage of unitised dry cargo such as forest products and containers. 7any are fitted with a gantry crane General Car%o!TankerA general cargo ship with reversible /Container!oil!,*lk 4 CO$hatch covers9 one side is flush and the s ip0other is fitted with baffles for use with liquid cargoes. $ontainers can be carried on the hatch covers in dry cargo mode General Car%o!TankerA general cargo ship fitted with tanks for the additional carriage of liquid cargo General Car%o S ipA single or multi deck cargo vessel for the carriage of various types of dry cargo. 8ingle deck vessels will typically have bo- shaped holds. $argo is loaded and unloaded through weather deck hatches General Car%o $ar%e&An self propelled barge with a single propelle'deck for the carriage of various types

of dry cargo Palletise' Car%o S ipA single or multi deck cargo ship loaded and unloaded by way of pallets lift(s). )here are no weather deck hatches De#k Car%o S ipA vessel arranged for carrying unitised cargo on deck only. Access may be by use of a ro ro ramp General Car%o!Passen%erA general cargo ship with S ipaccommodation for the carriage of more than !5 passengers Container S ip /F*llyA single deck cargo vessel with bo-ed Cell*lar0holds fitted with fi-ed cellular guides for the carriage of containers Container S ip /F*llyA container ship with the additional Cell*lar 2it Ro4Rocapability to be loaded and unloaded Fa#ility0by ro ro access to a limited portion of the cargo space Container $ar%e&A self propelled cargo vessel with propelle'bo-ed holds fitted with fi-ed cellular guides for the carriage of containers Passen%er!ContainerA container ship with accommodation S ipfor the carriage of more than !5 passengers Refri%erate' Car%o S ipA multi deck cargo ship for the carriage of refrigerated cargo at various temperatures Ro4Ro Car%o S ipA single or multi deck cargo ship for the carriage of laden vehicles which are loaded via ramps Rail Ve i#les CarrierA single or multi deck cargo ship with rails for the carriage of rail vehicles which are loaded via ramps Car CarrierA vehicles carrier for the carriage of new cars which are loaded via ramps Ve i#les CarrierA multi deck cargo ship for the carriage of new cars and trucks which are loaded via ramps Container!Ro4Ro Car%oA hybrid of a container ship and a ro S ipro cargo ship in independent sections Lan'in% CraftAn open deck cargo vessel onto which cargo is loaded and unloaded over a bow door.ramp Passen%er!Ro4Ro S ipA ro ro cargo ship with

/Ve i#les0accommodation for more than !5 passengers Passen%er!Ro4Ro S ipA ro ro cargo ship for the additional /Ve i#les!Rail0carriage of rail vehicles and with accommodation for more than !5 passengers Passen%er!Lan'in% CraftA landing craft certificated to carry more than !5 passengers Passen%er!Cr*iseA vessel certificated to carry more than !5 passengers( all of whom may be accommodated in cabins Passen%er S ipA vessel certificated to carry more than !5 passengers( some of whom may be accommodated in cabins Li5esto#k CarrierA cargo vessel arranged for the carriage of livestock $ar%e CarrierA cargo vessel arranged for the carriage of purpose built barges (lighters) loaded with cargo. )ypically loading is by way of a gantry crane. Also known as Lighter Aboard 86ip vessels (LA86) $ar%e Carrier& se"iA barge carrier which is semi s*,"ersi,lesubmersible for the float on loading.unloading of the barges Hea5y Loa' CarrierA cargo vessel able to carry heavy and.or outsi:ed individual cargoes. $argo may be carried on deck or in holds and may be loaded by crane and.or ro ro ramps Hea5y Loa' Carrier& se"iA heavy load carrier which is semi s*,"ersi,lesubmersible for the float on loading.unloading of the cargoes Ya# t Carrier& se"iA semi submersible heavy load carrier s*,"ersi,lespecifically arranged for the carriage of yachts N*#lear F*el CarrierA cargo vessel arranged to carry nuclear fuel in flasks N*#lear F*el Carrier /2it A nuclear fuel carrier which is loaded Ro4Ro fa#ility0and unloaded by way of a ro ro ramp P*lp CarrierA vessel designed for carrying paper pulp Fa#tory Stern Tra2lerA stern trawler fitted out with a factory for refrigerating( processing

and possibly canning Stern Tra2lerA vessel for catching fish by trawling with nets handled over the stern Tra2lerA vessel for catching fish by trawling with nets handled over the side Fis in% VesselA vessel for catching fish whose method is other than trawling. +ncludes long liners( purse seiners etc Fis Fa#tory S ipA vessel fitted out with a factory for refrigerating( processing and possibly canning. )he catch is from other vessels Fis CarrierA refrigerated cargo vessel for the carriage of fish at a single temperature Li5e Fis Carrier /+ellA vessel for the carriage of live fish in $oat0water tanks Fis Far" S*pport VesselA vessel for the support of fish farming activities Fis ery Patrol VesselA vessel for the protection of fish stocks and fishing vessels Fis ery Resear# VesselA vessel for research into fish stocks and conservation. )he vessel may catch fish for scientific purposes Fis ery S*pport VesselA vessel for supporting fishing activities Seal Cat# erA vessel equipped for catching seals + ale Cat# erA vessel equipped for catching whales 6elp Dre'%erA vessel equipped for harvesting kelp seaweed Pearl S ells CarrierA vessel equipped for the carriage of pearl shells Cre2!S*pply VesselA typically high speed vessel primarily for the transportation of crew to offshore facilities9 may also have limited stores carriage capability on an open deck Pipe CarrierA platform supply ship equipped with increased scantlings ; longer deck space for the transportation of pipes Platfor" S*pply S ipA vessel for the transportation of stores and goods to offshore platforms on an open deck( typically at the stern. 7ay also be fitted with

specialist under deck tanks for water( cement and.or drilling mud 1n# or Han'lin% T*%An offshore tug.supply ship equipped S*pplywith a high bollard pull and a stern roller for anchor handling Offs ore T*%!S*pply S ipA vessel for the transportation of stores and goods to offshore platforms on an open stern deck and equipped with a towing facility Offs ore S*pport VesselA single or multi functional offshore support vessel Di5in% S*pport VesselA vessel primarily equipped with decompression chambers for air dive operation. <oes not include vessels which can only operate submersibles 1##o""o'ation S ipA vessel providing accommodation for those working on other vessels and installations Drillin% S ipA vessel primarily equipped for offshore drilling operations. 7ay also be able to obtain cores for research purposes Pipe Layer Crane VesselA pipe layer also equipped with a large crane or derrick Pipe LayerA vessel primarily equipped to lay solid or fle-ible pipes on the sea bed Pro'*#tion Testin% VesselA vessel primarily equipped for testing the quality and amount of oil produced by a well FPSO& OilA vessel with the capability to control production rates from an oilfield and to store oil produced prior to its transfer to another vessel for transportation. 7ay be self or non propelled FPSO& GasA vessel with the capability to control production rates from an gas field and to store gas produced prior to its transfer to another vessel for transportation. 7ay be self or non propelled +ell Sti"*lation VesselA vessel primarily equipped to ma-imi:e oil production from a well Stan',y Safety VesselA vessel primarily equipped to

perform safety standby duties. /ill be fitted with accommodation and facilities for the rescue( reception and initial care of survivors from offshore installations accidents FSO& OilA tanker purpose built or converted to store oil produced from a field prior to its transfer to another vessel for transportation. 7ay be self or non propelled. )his type does not include vessels which are temporarily being used for storage of oil FSO& GasA tanker purpose built or converted to store gas produced from a field prior to its transfer to another vessel for transportation. 7ay be self or non propelled. )his type does not include vessels which are temporarily being used for storage of gas Tren# in% S*pport VesselA vessel primarily equipped to operate submersibles for digging trenches on the sea bed for pipes and cables Pipe $*ryin% VesselA vessel equipped to carry small stones and aggregates and to deliver them via a fle-ible fall pipe system to bury pipes and cables on the sea bed Resear# S*r5ey VesselA vessel equipped for research and.or survey (e.g. geophysical( hydrographic) T*%A vessel equipped with a towing winch to tow other vessels (either in harbour or in open sea) and with manoeuvring capabilities to assist vessels to berth.unberth in ports. 7ay also be able to push barges and other vessels P*s er T*%A vessel equipped to push cargo carrying barges and pontoons. 7ay be articulated to work with specifically designed barge(s) $*#ket Dre'%erA vessel equipped to obtain material from the sea bed by use of circulating buckets. )he material may be carried on board( transferred to other vessels( pumped ashore or deposited

elsewhere using a spray C*tter S*#tion Dre'%erA vessel equipped to obtain material from the sea bed by use of a cutter wheel( which loosens the material( and a suction pipe. )he material may be carried on board( transferred to other vessels( pumped ashore or deposited elsewhere using a spray Gra, Dre'%erA vessel equipped to obtain material from the sea bed by use of a grab or backhoe. )he material may be carried on board( transferred to other vessels( pumped ashore or deposited elsewhere using a spray S*#tion Dre'%erA vessel equipped to obtain material from the sea bed by use of a suction pipe. )he material may be carried on board( transferred to other vessels( pumped ashore or deposited elsewhere using a spray Dre'%er /*nspe#ifie'0A vessel equipped to obtain material from the sea bed by an unspecified means. )he material may be carried on board( transferred to other vessels( pumped ashore or deposited elsewhere using a spray +ater .et Dre'%erA vessel equipped to in3ect water into settled sediment which then moves under the influence of gravity and.or density gradients Hopper!$*#ket Dre'%erA vessel equipped to obtain material from the sea bed by use of circulating buckets. )he material may be carried on board and discharged elsewhere through the bottom of the vessel( either by bottom doors or a split hull( or delivered to other vessels( pumped ashore or deposited elsewhere using a spray Hopper!Gra, Dre'%erA vessel equipped to obtain material from the sea bed by use of a grab or backhoe. )he material may be carried on board and discharged elsewhere through the bottom of the vessel(

either by bottom doors or a split hull( or delivered to other vessels( pumped ashore or deposited elsewhere using a spray Hopper!S*#tion Dre'%erA vessel equipped to obtain material from the sea bed by use of a suction pipe. )he material may be carried on board and discharged elsewhere through the bottom of the vessel( either by bottom doors or a split hull( or delivered to other vessels( pumped ashore or deposited elsewhere using a spray Hopper!Dre'%erA vessel equipped to obtain material /*nspe#ifie'0from the sea bed by an unspecified means. )he material may be carried on board and discharged elsewhere through the bottom of the vessel( either by bottom doors or a split hull( or delivered to other vessels( pumped ashore or deposited elsewhere using a spray Hopper& )otorA self propelled vessel equipped to carry material and discharge it at sea through the bottom of the vessel( either by bottom doors or a split hull Stone CarrierA vessel for the carriage of large stones for the construction of breakwaters and the like9 stones are discharged sideways from a flat deck Crane S ipA vessel equipped with a large crane for lifting operations Pile Dri5in% VesselA vessel equipped for pile driving operations I#e,reakerA vessel specifically constructed to clear a passage through ice for other vessels. )ypically has a high power rating( strengthening and a specially designed bow I#e,reaker!Resear# An icebreaker additionally fitted with laboratories for research Ca,le Repair S ipA vessel equipped for the retrieval and repair of underwater cables Ca,le LayerA vessel equipped to lay and repair

underwater cables In#ineratorA vessel equipped for the (now illegal) incineration of waste material at sea +aste Disposal VesselA vessel equipped for the transportation( treatment and.or (now illegal) discharge at sea of waste material Effl*ent #arrierA vessel equipped for the transportation of effluents. <ischarge at sea is now illegal Fire Fi% tin% VesselA vessel equipped for the primary function of fighting fires Poll*tion Control VesselA vessel equipped for the primary function of pollution control. )ypical types include oil spill recovery vessel and a pollution and debris collector Patrol VesselA non military vessel used for patrol duties Cre2 $oatA vessel equipped for the transportation of crew to ships and.or installations Trainin% S ipA vessel equipped for training seafarers 3tility VesselA small multi functional response vessel not dedicated to a particular function Sear# 7 Res#*e VesselA vessel equipped for rapid response search ; rescue operations Pilot VesselA vessel from which pilots operate Sal5a%e S ipA vessel equipped for salvage operations $*oy Ten'erA vessel equipped for buoy laying and.or maintenance $*oy 7 Li% t o*seA vessel equipped for buoy laying Ten'erand.or maintenance and for supply of stores and personnel to lighthouses Li% t o*se Ten'erA vessel equipped for supply of stores and personnel to lighthouses S*pply Ten'erA vessel equipped as a general purpose supply vessel to remote communities (e.g. on islands( in the Arctic) )oorin% VesselA vessel equipped to assist with the mooring and.or anchoring of larger

vessels. )ypically it will have a frame to prevent the ropes and chains fouling on the superstructure +ork!Repair VesselA multi functional vessel for general work and repair operations Hospital VesselA vessel equipped to serve as a hospital Tank Cleanin% VesselA vessel equipped to clean the tanks of other vessels and remove and transport slops Trans S ip"ent VesselA vessel equipped for the trans shipment of dry cargo to other vessels alongside. 7ay also be able to store cargo until trans shipment. 1n# or an'lin% VesselA vessel equipped to assist with the handling of anchors in coastal waters Ro#ket La*n# S*pportA vessel equipped to transport rocket S ipsections to isolated launch sites Lo% Tippin% S ipA vessel equipped to transport logs discharge them into the water by tipping itself E- i,ition VesselA mobile vessel used for e-hibitions and trade fairs T eatre VesselA mobile vessel used as a theatre )ission S ipA mobile vessel used for missionary work $*lk Dry Stora%e S ipA stationary storage vessel for bulk dry cargo $*lk Ce"ent Stora%e S ipA stationary storage vessel for bulk cement cargo )inin% VesselA vessel equipped for offshore mining operations( most commonly diamonds +in' T*r,ine VesselA vessel fitted with wind turbines to generate electricity +in' T*r,ine InstallationA vessel equipped for the installation Vesselof wind turbines in shallow waters +in' T*r,ine InstallationA semi submersible vessel equipped Vessel /se"i s*,0for the installation of wind turbines in shallow waters $*nkerin% TankerA tanker equipped to supply other vessels with bunker fuels Vessel /f*n#tion Any vessel of unspecified function *nkno2n0 Sailin% VesselA sailing vessel of unspecified function

C e"i#al Tanker& Inlan'A tanker for the bulk carriage of +ater2ayschemical cargoes( lube oils( vegetable.animal oils and other chemicals as defined in the +nternational ,ulk $hemical $ode which is not suitable for trading in open waters. )anks are coated with suitable materials which are inert to the cargo. C e"i#al!Pro'*#tsA tanker for the bulk carriage of Tanker& Inlan'chemical cargoes( lube oils( +ater2aysvegetable.animal oils and other chemicals as defined in the +nternational ,ulk $hemical $ode or %etroleum %roducts which is not suitable for trading in open waters. Oil Tanker& Inlan'A tanker for the bulk carriage of +ater2aysrefined petroleum products( either clean or dirty( which is not suitable for trading in open waters E'i,le Oil Tanker& Inlan'A tanker for the bulk carriage of edible +ater2aysoils which is not suitable for trading in open waters. New vessels will be classified as chemical tankers as defined in the +nternational ,ulk $hemical $ode +ater Tanker& Inlan'A tanker for the bulk carriage of water +ater2ayswhich is not suitable for trading in open waters Ve%eta,le Oil Tanker&A tanker for the bulk carriage of Inlan' +ater2aysvegetable oils which is not suitable for trading in open waters. New vessels will be classified as chemical tankers as defined in the +nternational ,ulk $hemical $ode $*lk Ce"ent Carrier&A vessel designed for the bulk Inlan' +ater2aystransport of cement cargoes. Not designed for operation in open sea Container S ip /F*llyA vessel designed for the Cell*lar0& Inlan'transportation of fully cellular +ater2ays$ontainers. Not designed for operation in open sea General Car%o& Inlan'A vessel designed for the +ater2aystransportation of ,reak ,ulk $argoes(

7ay ,e 8ingle 2r 7ulti <ecked. Not designed for operation in open sea. General Car%o!Passen%erA vessel designed for the S ip& Inlan' +ater2aystransportation of dry cargo and with capacity for carriage of passengers. Not designed for operation in open sea Ro4Ro Car%o S ip& Inlan'A vessel designed for the +ater2aystransportation of =o =o $argo. Not designed for operation in open sea Passen%er!Ro4Ro S ipA vessel designed for the /Ve i#les0& Inlan'transportation of 0ehicles. Not +ater2aysdesigned for operation in open sea Passen%er!Ro4Ro S ipA vessel designed for the /Ve i#les!Train0& Inlan'transportation of 0ehicles or =ail +ater2aysvehicles. Not designed for operation in open sea Cr*ise S ip& Inlan'A vessel used for leisure cruising on +ater2aysrivers.lakes.canals( not suitable for open sea voyages. Passen%er S ip& Inlan'A vessel used for carriage of +ater2ayspassengers with purpose of a to b transport on rivers.lakes.canals( not suitable for open sea voyages. Fis in%& Inlan'A vessel used for fishing. Not designed +ater2aysfor operation in open sea Resear# & Inlan'A vessel designed for research. Not +ater2aysdesigned for operation in open sea To2in%!P*s in%& Inlan'A vessel designed for tug( towing or +ater2ayspushing operations. Not designed for operation in open sea Dre'%in%& Inlan'A vessel designed for dredging +ater2aysoperations. Not designed for operation in open sea Ot er 1#ti5ities& Inlan'A vessel used for an undefined +ater2aysactivity. Not designed for operation in open sea Ho*se,oatA barge or converted vessel that is stationary and used as a dwelling Ya# tA non cargo carrying vessel normally used for Leisure Ya# t /Sailin%0A non cargo carrying sailing vessel normally used for leisure Sail Trainin% S ipA sailing vessel used to train

merchant.naval seamen or youth training. Crane Vessel& Na5alA naval au-iliary vessel constructed or 1*-iliaryadapted for crane operations( with limited cargo capability Cre2 $oat& Na5alA naval au-iliary vessel for 1*-iliarytransporting crew Replenis "ent Dry Car%oA naval au-iliary vessel for Vesselhomogenous dry cargo Hospital Vessel& Na5alA naval au-iliary vessel adapted as a 1*-iliaryhospital ship )oorin% Vessel& Na5alA naval au-iliary vessel designed to 1*-iliaryassist with the mooring and or anchoring of larger vessels Repair Vessel& Na5alA naval au-iliary vessel for general 1*-iliarywork and repair operations Trainin% S ip& Na5alA vessel used for training merchant or 1*-iliarynaval seamen. Resear# Vessel& Na5al A research vessel for Naval support 1*-iliary Replenis "ent TankerA naval au-iliary vessel. <esigned for fuel( lubricants ; general stores for transfer to warships at sea. 3nkno2n F*n#tion&A large naval vessel with an unknown Na5al!Na5al 1*-iliaryfunction Di5in% Vessel& Na5alA naval au-iliary vessel designed and 1*-iliaryfitted with equipment to support diver operations. 7ay have cranes for construction.maintenance work. T*%& Na5al 1*-iliaryA tug for naval support Sal5a%e Vessel& Na5alA naval au-iliary vessel fitted with 1*-iliarysalvage equipment. Na5al S"all CraftAny small undefined naval vessels $oo" 'efen#e VesselA naval vessel for laying harbour defence booms De%a*ssin% VesselA naval vessel that can neutralise the magnetic field of a vessel. >sed in magnetic mine detection )ine *nterA naval vessel equipped for detecting e-plosive marine mines )inelayerA naval vessel designed for laying marine mines )ines2eeperA naval vessel equipped for detecting( destroying( removing( or neutrali:ing

e-plosive marine mines NetlayerA naval vessel for laying submarine nets from boom defences Torpe'o Re#o5ery VesselA naval au-iliary vessel designed for recovering une-ploded or training torpedoes Troops ipA naval au-iliary vessel. <esigned for carrying troops )*nitions CarrierA naval au-iliary 0essel for the carriage of munitions S*,"arine Sal5a%eA naval au-iliary vessel specifically Vesseladapted for the recovery of stranded submarines 1ir#raft CarrierA combat vessel designed to enable the carriage( take off and landing of aircraft Co""an' VesselA naval vessel used as a command centre for military operations Cor5etteA combat vessel smaller than a destroyer( often armed for antisubmarine operations DestroyerA combat vessel( which is small( fast( highly manoeuverable. Armed with guns( torpedoes( depth charges( and guided missiles Es#ortA combat vessel used to escort other vessels and protect them from attack Fri%ateA combat vessel( usually of '(&&& to ?(&&& displacement tons( that is larger than a destroyer and smaller than a cruiser( used primarily for escort duty Cr*iserA combat vessel of medium tonnage with a long cruising radius and less armor and firepower than a battleship Heli#opter CarrierA combat vessel designed to enable the carriage( take off and landing of helicopters 1tta#k Vessel& Na5alA combat vessel which is designed for high speed with a limited weaponry for rapid attack manoeuvres Patrol Vessel& Na5alA naval vessel for patrolling duties Torpe'o Trials VesselA naval au-iliary vessel for testing and conducting trails on torpedoes

+eapons Trials VesselA naval au-iliary vessel for testing and conducting trails on any weapon systems S*,"arine C aserA combat vessel specifically designed for the pursuit and attack of submarines Torpe'o $oatA combat vessel designed for launching torpedoes( usually small and fast +ater Tanker& Na5alA naval au-iliary vessel. <esigned for 1*-iliarythe carriage of bulk water in tanks e-pressly for naval support Lo%isti#s Vessel /Na5alA naval au-iliary vessel. /ith ro ro Ro4Ro Car%o0capability Infantry Lan'in% CraftA combat vessel with a bow ramp for landing or loading infantry Lan'in% S ip /Do#k Type0A combat vessel designed for the transport of troops( using a semi submersible dock to launch landing craft or helicopters( and with ro ro ramp facilities Tank Lan'in% CraftA combat vessel with strengthened bow ro ro ramp for loading and discharge of tanks and other military vehicles S*,"arineA combat vessel designed to operate underwater Trainin% S ipA vessel used for the purpose of training 1##o""o'ation Vessel& A stationary accommodation vessel Stationary Casino& StationaryA stationary vessel fitted out as a floating casino. Li% ts ipA vessel specifically designed for use as a lightship for use as a navigational mark )*se*"& StationaryA stationary vessel of interest preserved as a museum e-hibit. O-y%enation VesselA vessel designed for re o-ygenating waterways where waters have low levels of o-ygen through pollution Resta*rant Vessel&A stationary vessel used as a floating Stationaryrestaurant. Ra'io Station VesselA vessel specifically adapted for used

as a radio broadcasting station 3nkno2nA naval vessel with an unknown function $*lk 1%%re%ates $ar%e&A non propelled barge for the carriage non propelle'of bulk aggregates Co5ere' $*lk Car%oA non propelled covered barge for the $ar%e& non propelle'carriage of bulk cargoes Open $*lk Car%o $ar%e&A non propelled open barge for the non propelle'carriage of bulk cargoes $*lk Ce"ent $ar%e& nonA non propelled barge for the carriage propelle'of bulk cement Fis Stora%e $ar%e& nonA non propelled barge for the storage propelle'of live fish General Car%o $ar%e& nonA barge without means of propelle'independent propulsion which carries break bulk cargoes( may be single or multi decked $it*"en Tank $ar%e& nonA non propelled tank barge for the propelle'carriage of bitumen.asphalt Trans S ip"ent $ar%e&A non propelled pontoon used for the non propelle'storage and or trans shipment of cargoes +ater Tank $ar%e& nonA non propelled tank barge for the propelle'carriage of water Oil Stora%e $ar%e& nonA non propelled storage barge for dry propelle'cargoes Hopper $ar%e& nonA bottom discharging or split hull propelle'barge. $*lk Dry Stora%e $ar%e&A non propelled storage barge for dry non propelle'cargoes Ce"ent Stora%e $ar%e&A barge with pumping facilities for non propelle'loading ; discharging cement. C e"i#al Tank $ar%e& nonA non propelled tank barge for the propelle'carriage of chemicals LPG Tank $ar%e& nonA non propelled tank barge for the propelle'carriage of L%G Pro'*#ts Tank $ar%e& nonA non propelled tank barge for the propelle'carriage of oil products C e"i#al!Pro'*#ts TankA non propelled tank barge for the $ar%e& non propelle'carriage of chemicals or oil products Cr*'e Oil Tank $ar%e& nonA non propelled tank barge for the propelle'carriage of crude oil De#k Car%o Pontoon&A non propelled semi submersible se"i s*,"ersi,lepontoon for the carriage of general

deck cargoes .a#ket La*n# in%A semi submersible pontoon designed Pontoon& se"ifor positioning and launching 3ackets s*,"ersi,lefor offshore use $*#ket Dre'%er PontoonA non propelled dredger pontoon fitted with an endless chain of buckets lowered to the sea bed De#k Car%o Pontoon& nonA non propelled pontoon for the propelle'carriage of general deck cargoes Gra, Dre'%er PontoonA non propelled dredger pontoon fitted with a system of grabs S*#tion Dre'%er PontoonA non propelled dredger pontoon fitted with suction equipment Dre'%in% Pontoon&A non propelled pontoon with an *nkno2n 're'%in% typeunknown dredging mechanism +ater .et Dre'%in%A non propelled dredger pontoon Pontoonequipped to in3ect water into settled sediment which then moves under the influence of gravity and.or density gradients Crane PontoonA pontoon with a 3ib crane Ele#tri#ity Generatin%A non propelled pontoon used for the Pontoon& non propelle'purpose of electricity generation Grain Ele5atin% Pontoon&A non propelled pontoon used for the non propelle'purpose of operating a grain elevator Inert Gas Pro#essin%A non propelled pontoon used for the Pontoon& non propelle'purpose of generating +nert Gas .a#ket La*n# in%A pontoon designed for positioning Pontoonand launching 3ackets for offshore use S eerle%s PontoonA pontoon with sheerlegs for lifting Desalination Pontoon&A non propelled pontoon for the non propelle'provision of desalination facilities Per"anent S ore Fa#ilityAny vessel which has been decommissioned as a non floating permanent facility S oppin% Co"ple-A vessel adapted for uses as a shopping compleStea" S*pply Pontoon&A non propelled pontoon used for the non propelle'purpose of generating a steam supply Car ParkA vessel used as a floating car park. +ork!)aintenan#eA non propelled pontoon used for Pontoon& non propelle' working or maintenance functions Pontoon /F*n#tionA non propelled pontoon whose 3nkno2n0function is unknown

1ir C*s ion Ve i#le Cre2An air cushioned vehicle or hovercraft $oatspecifically designed as a crew boat 1ir C*s ion Ve i#leAn air cushion vehicle or hovercraft Passen%er!Ro4Ro S ipused for the purpose of transporting /Ve i#les0passengers and ro ro vehicles 1ir C*s ion Ve i#leAn air cushion vehicle or hovercraft Passen%erused for the purpose of transporting passengers 1ir C*s ion Ve i#le& 2orkAn air cushioned vehicle or hovercraft 5esselspecifically designed as a work vessel +in% In Gro*n' Effe#tA vessel designed to run at high speed Vesselusing foils to create an air cushion raising the vessel 3ust off the waters surface 1ir C*s ion Ve i#le PatrolAn air cushion vehicle or hovercraft Vesselused as a patrol vessel (perhaps change to work vessel) 1ir C*s ion Ve i#leAn air cushioned vehicle or hovercraft Resear# specifically designed as a research vessel Do#k GateA dock gate Floatin% Do#kA submersible unit constructed and fitted out to dry dock ships whilst afloat. )e# ani#al Lift Do#kA lifting dock facility using winches to lower and raise platform Drillin% Ri%& se"iA semi submersible offshore drilling s*,"ersi,lerig. 1##o""o'ation Platfor"&A semi submersible offshore se"i s*,"ersi,leaccommodation platform Crane Platfor"& se"iA semi submersible offshore crane s*,"ersi,leplatform Drillin% Ri%& se"iA semi submersible offshore drilling S*,"ersi,lerig Di5in% S*pport Platfor"&A semi submersible diving support se"i s*,"ersi,leplatform Pipe layer Platfor"& se"iA semi submersible offshore pipe s*,"ersi,lelayer platform )aintenan#e Platfor"&A semi submersible offshore se"i S*,"ersi,lemaintenance platform Pro'*#tion Platfor"& se"iA semi submersible offshore s*,"ersi,leproduction %latform S*pply Platfor"& se"iA semi submersible offshore supply s*,"ersi,leplatform

1##o""o'ation Platfor"&A 3ack up offshore accommodation 8a#k *pplatform Crane Platfor"& 8a#k *pA 3ack up offshore crane platform Drillin% Ri%& 8a#k *pA 3ack up offshore drilling rig Pipe layer Platfor"& 8a#k A 3ack up offshore pipe layer platform *p )aintenan#e Platfor"&A 3ack up offshore maintenance 8a#k *pplatform Pro'*#tion Platfor"& 8a#k A 3ack up offshore production platform *p Ra'ar Platfor"A platform for operating radar equipment from S*pply Platfor"& 8a#k *p A supply platform( 3ack up (Lift ,oat) /Lift $oat0 P*"pin% Platfor"A platform dedicated to pumping operations )oorin% $*oyA mooring buoy Ter"inal $*oyA terminal buoy Linkspan!.ettyAny classified linkspan( 3etty or floating access pontoon S*,"ersi,leA non naval submersible craft 3n'er2ater Syste"An underwater system