channel buoy

channel buoy

[′chan·əl ‚bȯi]
(navigation)
In marine operations, a buoy marking a channel.
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Captain Merrill was reportedly relieved of his command following an investigation into an incident that took place on June 21, when the submarine struck a channel buoy during an inbound transit to Mina Salman port.
Fortunately for us, cobia can still be found lurking in nearshore waters and, depending on the season and geographic area, can be caught anywhere from bay bridges to jetties, beaches, inshore reefs and wrecks, channel buoys and navigation day markers.
He added: "And it means if anything goes wrong we don't have far to go and drag them by the ears to fix it!" Vital will be used for general purpose work such as laying channel buoys, taking stores to tankers and possibly assisting construction of the new Liverpool Two in-river container berth.