Vessel type abbreviations

AAHF

Alumin. Alloy Hydrofoil / Ferry

ICB

Icebreaker

AARF

Aluminum Alloy Ro-Ro / Ferry

LC

Livestock Carrier

AH

Anchor Handling Tug

LGC

Liquefied Gas Carrier

APV

Anti Pollution Vessel

LIGH

Lighthouse Tender

AUX

Auxiliary Ship

LORO

Lift On / Roll Off

BC

Bulk Carrier

M/Y

Motor Yacht

BCC

Bulk Carrier / Container Ship

MS

Motor Ship

BOC

Bulk Oil Carrier

OBC

Ore Bulk Carrier

BRG

Barge

OBO

Oil Bulk / Ore Carrier

BRGC

Barge Carrier

OC

Ore Carrier

BUOY

Buoy Ship

ODS

Oil / Debris Skimmer

CAT

Catamaran

OOC

Ore Oil Carrier

CB

Crew Boat

PADL

Paddle

CCRF

Cargo Carrier Reefer

PALC

Pallets Carrier

CMC

Cement Carrier

PASS

Passenger

CN

Container Ship

PC

Product Carrier

CNCC

Container Converted Cellular

PIPL

Pipe Layer

CRPN

Crane Pontoon

PONT

Pontoon

CRV

Cruising Vessel

REF

Reefer Ship

CS

Cable Ship

RORO

Roll On / Roll Off

CSH

Cargo Ship

RO-FLW

Ro-Flow

CSS

Cement Storage Ship

RS

Research

CT

Chemical Tanker

RSS

Research / Supply

DEPO

Depot

SBSV

Stan-by Safety Vessel

DRGR

Dredger

SDSV

Survey Diving Support Vessel

DRS

Drill Ship

SLDC

Sludge Carrier

DS

Diving Support Vessel

SLRS

Slop Receiving Station

DRY/C

Dry Cargo Vessel

SRS

Service Repair Ship

EXSH

Exhibition Ship

SSV

Service Supply Vessel

FB

Ferry Boat

STC

Stone Carrier

FC

Fishing Carrier

STG

Salvage Tug

FF

Fishing Factory

SUP

Support Ship

FIFI

Fire Fighting Tug

SUPL

Supply Launch

FISH

Fishing Boat

SUPT

Supply Tug

FP

Fishery Protection

TG

Tug

FRS

Fishery Research

TND

Tender

FW

Floating Workshop

TR

Trawler

CNFC

Container Fully Cellular

TRN

Training

CRN

Crane Ship

TSH

Tanker Ship

GC

Gas Carrier

ULCC

Ultra Large Crude Carrier

GCB

General Cargo Barge

VC

Vehicle Carrier

GEN/C

General Cargo Vessel

VLCC

Very Large Crude Carrier

HBRG

Hopper Barge

WOOD

Wood Ship

HF

Hydrofoil

WS

Waste Ship

HLC

Heavy-Load Carrier

WSH

Water Tanker Ship

HSP

Hospital Ship

WTSH

Wine Tanker Ship