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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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Upon project completion, the current fishing harbors will be cleared from private boats, mooring fields be reorganized and redistributed and new services be provided and this would help fulfil fishermens desire that fishing harbors should not be exclusive to only ships and boats that have a license from MMEs Fisheries Department.
During this period, nine were multiple line failures and other mooring incidents resulted in riser failures and hence extended field shut down.
Based on the type of offshore mooring system, the market has been segmented into catenary, taut leg system, semi-taut system, single point mooring, spread mooring and dynamic positioning mooring systems.
Deep Sea Mooring will manage the contract from its Bergen headquarters.
1) for the coupled dynamic analysis includes the formulation of a nonlinear stiffness matrix allowing for mooring line tension fluctuations subjected to variable buoyancy as well as structural and environmental nonlinearities.
Ship's floating forces during its handling operations are very important and sometimes can create hundreds or thousands kN additional loads on quay walls and ship's mooring equipment.
At the same time, another crewman grabs a rope from the dock, runs it to the front of the boat and pulls up a chain attached to an anchored mooring in the front.
There is another mooring spot for 28 boats a mile and a half from Birmingham at Hockley Port.
While a team of technicians and deck personnel are engaged in the laying out process, the bridge maneuvers the ship to the designated mooring location, passing a certain distance beyond where the anchor is to be set.
Global Maritime Deep Sea Mooring, the leading provider of offshore mooring services in Norway, has signed a contract with Norwegian operator Det norske oljeselskap to support Prosafes semisubmersible Safe Zephyrus accommodation rig in the Ivar Aasen North Sea field.
Boat owner Stan Zalot said: "I pay the council around pounds 2,000 for my moorings.
Although the squadron owns the mooring lines used to moor the boat, once attached to the sub they become the ship's responsibility.