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ANCHOR. A measure containing ten gallons. Lex, Mereatoria.

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Sahnawi informed newsmen to the effect that the underwater cable connecting Beirut to Tripoli had been possibly damaged by a ship's dropping anchor on November 27 resulting in the disruption of the internet service for a few hours.
It involved installing several mooring buoys above coral reefs in protected areas, which fishing dhows and others vessels can hook onto instead of dropping anchor.
By dropping anchor at several ports around the globe, each school will celebrate a different culture.
The 164ft (50m) former icebreaker breached the restricted area of the base early yesterday as part of an anti-nuclear protest, eventually dropping anchor just outside a defensive boom at lunchtime.