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  • Y/A 
    York/Antwerp (rules) 
  • Yacht 
    A non cargo carrying vessel normally used for Leisure 
  • Yacht Carrier, semi submersible 
    A semi submersible heavy load carrier specifically arranged for the carriage of yachts 
  • YAR 
    York-Antwerp Rules 
  • Yard 
    Shipyard at which vessels are built. 
  • Yaw 
    A temporary swing off course by a vessel, usually because of waves, but may be caused by poor steering, currents, or wind. The horizontal angular deviation of a vessel’s longitudinal axis from the desired line of track. The angular, oscillatory motion (ro
  • Yawing 
    Ship Stability: is when the vessel rotates about the vertical (up-down) axis 
  • YB 
    Yellow Book - onboard the ships on management  
  • YC 
    Your Cable 
  • YDAY 
  • Yield 
    The quantity andor quality of derivatives a process can make, or actually makes, from a feedstock or raw material. The industry speaks of gasoline yields from CRUDE; ethylene yields from naphtha, VGO yields from long residue, light products yields from ca
  • Yield slate 
    The breakdown of various derivatives from processing a feedstock or raw material. Typical yield slates could list the quantities of various fuels made from a grade of crude in a certain type of refinery, or basic petrochemicals from steam cracking a parti
  • YR 
    Your of Year 
  • YUGO