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Saturday, January 12, 2013

Shipping Terms - Letter K

Glossary
of
Maritime, Shipping and Commercial Terms,
Expressions, Abbreviations, Measuring Units, etc.
Dictionary of Shipping Terms

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Keel
Longitudinal girder at the lowest point of a vessel providing the base for the framework.
Kgs
Kilograms (equivalent to 2.205 lbs.)
Knot
Unit of measurement for the speed of a vessel equal to a nautical mile (= 1852 metres) per hour.
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