cow-catcher

French translation: bulbe

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11:29 Jul 4, 2018
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Ships, Sailing, Maritime
English term or phrase: cow-catcher
Hi,

This is one sentence were "cow-catcher" is used : "Positions of ship's cow catcher during berthing on still water for HAT and LAT".

I understand what a cow-catcher is for trains and the french word would be "chasse-bestiaux" or "chasse-pierres" but for a ship I find it inadequate. Does anyone have ideas?

In case a specialist can answer I also have "abnormal straight line berthing" and "one-side angle berthing"

Thank you so much!
Aurelie Gilles
France
Local time: 12:28
French translation:bulbe
Explanation:
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abnormal straight line berthing accostage avec une incidence par rapport au quai anormale (straight line berthing accostage parallèle au quai)

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Note added at 46 minutes (2018-07-04 12:15:24 GMT)
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lire angle d'incidence au lieu d'incidence

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Note added at 50 minutes (2018-07-04 12:19:57 GMT)
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one-side angle berthing accostage avec un angle d'incidence par rapport au quai (angle different si c'est un accostage bd ou td)
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cowcatcher
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bulbe


Explanation:
une suggestion...

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Note added at 45 minutes (2018-07-04 12:14:30 GMT)
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abnormal straight line berthing accostage avec une incidence par rapport au quai anormale (straight line berthing accostage parallèle au quai)

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Note added at 46 minutes (2018-07-04 12:15:24 GMT)
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lire angle d'incidence au lieu d'incidence

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Note added at 50 minutes (2018-07-04 12:19:57 GMT)
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one-side angle berthing accostage avec un angle d'incidence par rapport au quai (angle different si c'est un accostage bd ou td)

florence metzger
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Asker: Thank you very much for your help !


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agree  FX Fraipont
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agree  Robin Levey
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2 hrs
Reference: cowcatcher

Reference information:
Cowcatcher: A bulbous protrusion ahead of the bow and below the waterline of a ship to improve hull performance. Also Cow Catcher.
http://www.ageofsail.net/aoshipmd.asp?sletter=cowcatcher;iwo...

"Bulbe d'étrave — Wikipédia
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulbe_d'étrave
Un bulbe d'étrave est une partie de la coque d'un bateau : il s'agit d'un renflement à l'avant, au niveau du brion, en dessous de l'étrave. La principale fonction du bulbe d'étrave est de créer une vague à l'avant du système normal de vagues généré par le navire en route ; à une certaine vitesse, le creux de cette vague additionnelle coïncide avec le sommet de la vague d'étrave, qui se retrouve annulée : la résistance hydrodynamique est ainsi réduite et le navire peut aller plus vite pour une même puissance."

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