The absence of mooring buoys
drives boat crews to throw their anchors to the different substrata all throughout the dive sites.
Severe hypothermia was beginning to set in as the youth had been hanging on to a mooring buoy
for more than 20 minutes.
The lesson, Marquardt says, was that a mooring buoy
away from the dock is a better--and safer--place for a limping vessel to await repair.
MUSCAT: BankMuscat, in association with the Environment Society of Oman (ESO), recently installed mooring buoys
in Ras Bu Dawood in Quriyat and Bandar Al Khairan as part of a campaign launched under the supervision of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs for the protection of coral wealth.
"One possibility is that iron leaching from the ship and mooring buoy
chains, accompanied with other environmental factors particular to Palmyra Atoll, are somehow promoting the growth of Rhodactis," he said.
The scope of work comprises the transportation and installation of the 750 ton Montara wellhead platform deck; 285 ton mooring buoy
, with nine associated mooring legs; approximately 26 km of infield pipelines; and a 100 ton subsea manifold for the Swift field.
A COMPACT AUTONOMOUS mooring buoy
that can be equipped with a variety of sensor packages for military and scientific missions is being produced by Florida Atlantic University at Boca Raton, Fla., and Lockheed Martin Corp.
Another ferry and a lifeboat rescued the passengers and secured the vessel to a mooring buoy
100 yards offshore.
This included a heavy, whole cane rod, seldom longer than 10ft, with a line like a hawser, a float like a mini mooring buoy
and a hook to hold a whale.
The order was given to abandon ship, and Mr Palmer scrambled down a cable onto a nearby mooring buoy
. Despite frantic efforts by a skeleton crew to make the ship watertight, the Maori sank.
These included educational activities and a mooring buoy