Maritime Signal Flags & Abbreviations - R

R

(Romeo)

 

  the way is off my ship. You may feel you way past me

R/T Revenue Ton
R/V Round Voyage
R&D Research and Development
rad Radians
RCC Rescue Coordination Centre
RCDS Raster Chart Display System
RDC Run Down Clause
RDF Radio Direction Finder
REC Spain's Special Register of Vessels of the Canary Islands
RECD Received
RED Rate, Extras, Demurrage
REDELY Redelivery
RENC Regional Electronic Navigational Chart Co-Ordinating Centre
RF Range Finder/ Radio Frequency
RFQ Request for quotation
RH Relative Humidity/ Right Hand
RINA Registro Italiano Navale (Italian Classification Society)/ Royal Institute of Naval Architects
RINAV Registro Internacional Naval SARL (Portuguese)
RLS Royal Lifeboat Society
Rm Room
RMS Root Mean Square/ Royal Mail Service
RMT National Union of Rail, Maritime And Transport Workers
RNC Raster Navigational Chart
RNR Registrul Naval Roman (Romanian Register of Shipping)/ Rate Not Reported
RO Reverse Osmosis/ Routing Organization
Ro-Ro (RORO) Roll On/Roll Off
ROB Remaining On Board
ROC Restricted Operator Certificate/ Reference Our Cable
Roll To re-book cargo to a later vessel.
ROT Reference Our Telex
Route The manner in which a shipment moves; i.e., the carriers handling it and the points at which the carriers interchange
ROV Remotely Operated Vehicle
RPC Remote Position Control
RPF Radio Position Finding
RPH Revolutions Per Hour
RPM Revolutions Per Minute
RPS Revolutions Per Second
RPT Repeat
RQ Request
RR Radio Reguulations
RS Russian Maritime Register of Shipping/ Radio Station
RT (R/T) Radio telegraph, telegraphy, telephone
RTCM Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services
RTN Return
RTW Round The World
RVNX Released Value Not Exceeding
RVP Reid Vapour Pressure
RVT Revert
RVTG Reverting
RX Receiver
RYC Reference Your Cable
RYT Reference Your Telex