floating aid

floating aid

[¦flōd·iŋ ′ād]
(navigation)
A buoy serving as an aid to navigation, secured in its charted position by a mooring.
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One of the cubs even needs a specially designed floating aid for his poorly leg.
Michael, who lives in Whitley Bay, paints a work every year for the TVLB watchhouse museum, where the cask and barrels, used as floating aids by seamen from the wrecked Journeeks are on show.
They also revealed that some passengers drowned after surviving the crash, unaware that their seats doubled as floating aids.
The scope of this agreement will include Buoys and Fixed Aids as well as Carmanah's proprietary Floating Aids.
Framework agreement for the sale and delivery of precast concrete ton toes in favor of anchoring floating aids to navigation.
A cask and barrels, used as floating aids by seamen from the wrecked Russian vessel Journeeks in 1901 are also in the museum collection.
A damning report into the accident said the pilots, who survived, failed to follow basic procedures and some passengers drowned as they were unaware that seats doubled as floating aids.
Framework agreement for the sale and supply chains, shackles and anchors 2016-2021 for the purpose of anchoring floating aids to navigation.
Framework agreement for the sale and delivery of precast concrete ton toes purpose of anchoring floating aids to navigation.
Framework agreement for the sale and supply chains, shackles and anchors 2016-2021 in favor of anchoring floating aids to navigation.
Maritime Agency wishes to conclude a framework agreement on chains to use for mooring of floating aids to navigation in Danish waters.
The services may be summarised as: Establishing and removing fixed and floating aids to navigation, Undertaking scheduled maintenance and unplanned repairs of fixed and floating aids to navigation, Provide an emergency call out capability to respond to requests from the Harbour Master or Waterways manager for urgent inspection and/or repair of all installed aids to navigation, Design, fabrication and installation of equipment to specification as required by the Harbour Master.