lighted buoy

lighted buoy

[′līd·əd ′bȯi]
(navigation)
In marine operations, a buoy with a light having definite characteristics for detection and identification during darkness.
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This is exploited by the British in the World War 11, when they deliberately sank a lighted buoy in order to trigger certain predicted sequence in German encrypted message, to assist decrypting.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Security Cages For Lighted Buoys In Nw-3
Just like a national highway, the VTMS will put up lighted buoys to guide entering and exiting vessels, especially in the Lauis Ledge.
It also maintain the lighthouses, lightships and lighted buoys around the coast.
He also cited non-functional or missing aids to navigation like the absence of lighted buoys in the entrance of the Port of Ozamis, the Lipata Bank or Lauis Ledge near Talisay, Cebu where the recent sea tragedy happened.
Lighted buoys appear more impressive on the chart than lighthouses even though they are smaller in real life.
We turned east over the pitch-black sea, intent on rebasing our night Dopplers and conducting SAR training near some of the lighted buoys.
Spring 1998: 287 highly toxic heavy-duty batteries were discovered by divers on the bottom of Ojo de Liebre Lagoon, dumped by ESSA/Mitsubishi employees from the array of lighted buoys which mark the channel for their salt barges.
Tenders are invited for Annual Maintenance Contract For Navigational Lighted Buoys At Port Blair Harbour.