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gangway

1. an opening in a ship's side to take a gangplank
2. Chiefly US a ramp for logs leading into a sawmill

gangway

[′gaŋ‚wā]
(mining engineering)
A principal underground haulage road.
A passageway into or out of an underground mine.
(naval architecture)
An opening in the rail or bulwarks of a ship through which one can enter or leave it.

gangway

1. A platform or boardwalk erected over an unfinished building section to provide access for men and materials carriers.
2. British term for aisle.
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The A-type gangway provides our customers with a safe, reliable and cost-efficient method of transferring offshore personnel.
The design, development and installation of the detachable tip took around two months and is deployed on the Beatrice project using the company's A-type motion compensated gangway system which is able to transfer people with zero movement in significant wave heights of up to three metres.
In 2013, DNV GL gathered major industry players in a joint industry project to examine offshore gangway transfer operations.
The second contract is for two passenger gangways at the Stena Line terminals in Belfast, Nothern Ireland and Stranraer, in Scotland.
announced that construction teams raised and installed gangways as part of the final phase of construction to prepare the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space museum for its opening.
I politely told her I could not drive the bus with the trolley blocking the gangway and asked that she take it off and wait for the next bus, which I knew would be less than ten minutes at the most.
In the process it has been equipped with a third Passenger Loading Bridge and gangway to service the aircraft.
The gangways, used to load and transport dry powdered cement, have pivot points that are critical because they enable the gangway treads to remain horizontal, regardless of the frame's angle.
The unique system provides a safe, dignified means of transporting a guest using a wheelchair down the gangway and onto the tender while still in the chair The guest's wheelchair is locked into place on a lift that runs on an inclined track from the top of the gangway in the tender.
In November, 15 people fell to their deaths when a gangway collapsed during a tour of the ship in France.
Sobbing family members bearing flowers went to a shipyard yesterday to identify the bodies of 15 people who plunged to their deaths when a crowded gangway leading to the luxury liner Queen Mary II suddenly collapsed.
A FAMILY open day on Cunard's new superliner Queen Mary 2 turned to horror yesterday as a crowded gangway collapsed, killing 12 visitors on a special outing.