fairway buoy


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fairway buoy

[′fer‚wā ‚bȯi]
(navigation)
A buoy indicating a fairway, having safe water on both sides.
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Its prime location offers the shortest steaming time from the Fairway Buoy, and will bring real benefits to customers, relating to time, cost, reduction in risk of delays, and reduced carbon emissions.
As a special measure, they added, the ship Hamburg Bay was driven out from berth No.3 at SAPT by Karachi Port Trust (KPT) deputy conservator Asif Tony and was escorted by tugs till a fairway buoy in an off-port area of the Karachi port.
As well as operating a thriving port and a successful logistics business, PD Ports is the statutory harbour authority for the River Tees, from the Tees Barrage to the Tees Fairway Buoy at the opening to the North Sea.
Later this week, the second shipment will leave from Fairway Buoy, using the LNG vessel Methane Mickie Harper, reports the Gladstone Observer.
In addition our services were requested to assist with the installation of a new fairway buoy at the entrance to the harbour.
The RNLI helped a 27ft motorboat with two people on board a mile north west of the Fairway Buoy, near Conw y.
6.24pm: Scottish Viking clears the fairway buoy of the Firth of Forth.
- Overall length: 190.25 km - From the fairway buoy to Port-Said lighthouse 19.5 km - From the waiting area to the southern entrance 8.5 km - From Port Said to Ismailia 78.5 km - From Ismailia to Port-Tawfik 83.75 km -The length of doubled parts 78 km - Width at water level (North/South) 345/280 m - Width between buoys (North/South) 215/195 m - Depth of the canal 22.5 m - Maximum permissible draught for ships 62 ft - Cross sectional areas 4800/4350 m2 - Maximum dead weight tonnage 210,000 tonsC - Permissible speed for loaded tankers: 13-km/hr * Source: Egypt State Information Service
The tanker was believed to be travelling from Lagos to the main oil city of Port Harcourt when it was attacked at the Bonny Fairway Buoy.
In the end, the results were decided on the final leg as the boats attempted to make their way back to the finish line off Poole from the final Rolex turning mark to the south of the Needles Fairway buoy. On this last leg crews that went inshore to get out of the tide were becalmed while those that went offshore kept the breeze to be among the first home.
'We wish to appreciate the Chief of Naval Staff, noting that there is need for the Navy to provide a platform to be placed strategically offshore and guards transferred to each vessel in and then dropped off out such that there is always armed naval security presence from about 80 nautical miles off Bonny fairway buoy up to Onne.'