offshore mooring

offshore mooring

[′ȯf¦shȯr ′mür·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
An anchorage serving an area for which it is not considered feasible or cost-effective to construct a dock or provide a protected harbor, and providing equipment to which ships can attach mooring lines.
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This contract represents a step change for MacGregor in terms of entering a new industry sector," says Jan Martin Grindheim, Director, Sales and Business Development, MacGregor Offshore Mooring Systems.
4m barrels of crude oil storage capacity consisting of 19 tanks, plus a set of pipelines including marine pipes and an offshore mooring facility.
With the largest global inventory of offshore mooring equipment, Acteon also provides global inventory management with rapid delivery.
Under the build, operate a transfer (BOT) method, development of the port includes the extension, modernisation and operation for 35 years of the existing port with two major components -- a cruise harbour with a new terminal and an offshore mooring jetty, and a commercial port for local business.
The Premier League outfit have been boosted after Aberdeen-based offshore mooring firm Intermoor injected a five-figure sum.
BASRA: Iraq, seeking to maximise crude oil exports, opened the first of four planned offshore mooring facilities in the Gulf and intends by March to add 200,000 barrels a day to its capacity for loading tankers there.
The pipeline includes a 14 km offshore section, terminal stations, oil storage tanks, and offshore mooring devices.
On both ends of the pipeline, there will be offshore mooring facilities to accommodate deep-draught tankers that require a minimum depth of 25 meters.
Deep water off Bull Bay,near Amlwch attracted oil giant Shell to build an offshore mooring point enabling tankers to offload their cargo to an onshore fuel installation in the late 1970s.
The deepwater project is comprised of an onshore pumping and storage operation and an offshore mooring system.
Offshore mooring birth has the capacity to handle 10,000 MTS LPG ship, and the fitting plant of American origin, can store 15 MTS in tanks, its filling capacity is 300 MTS in cylinders per day.
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