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mooring

1. a place for mooring a vessel
2. a permanent anchor, dropped in the water and equipped with a floating buoy, to which vessels can moor
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acquisition of moorings in synthetic fiber with high performance, resistance to rupture greater than or equal to 100 tons and branchline (Spring) composite resistance to rupture greater than or equal to 100 tons,
Every apartment at The Moorings has been professionally designed and features Laurel Homes' tradition for high standards of design, style, specification and value.
The Moorings is beautifully planned, with a sense of space, quality and tranquility throughout.
The structural mass of the spar-mooring system is made up of elemental consistent mass matrices of the moorings and lumped mass properties of the rigid spar hull.
A COUPLE of yachts broke free from their mooring on the River Mersey.
A pounds 45,000 project to remove mooring piles at a harbour starts this week.
The mooring guidelines (0032/ND) embrace not only the ISO 19901-7 standard on station keeping, which had GL Noble Denton input, but also address quayside moorings and short-term moorings for marine operations such as load-outs and float-overs.
In cases of no shelter from winds, high wind loads and an unfavourable wind direction, ships with a high freeboard such as ro-ro and container ships, car carriers and bulk--and oil carriers in ballast will have problems of stable and safe mooring (Paulauskas 2009; Paulauskas et al.
These moorings provide the opportunity for a new venture to offer something new and different that would add to the diversity of the other businesses that make the area so attractive and unusual.
For he discovered that the exclusive harbours of Dartmouth and Salcombe operate a first and second-class waiting list for moorings, with a five-year wait for strangers.
The Moorings on July 17 announced construction has begun on a US$10 million project which will significantly enhance to its flagship base in Road Town, Tortola.
High winds blew a 11,000 tonne ship from its moorings on the Tyne and it started drifting towards a DFDS ferry.