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MOORING, mar. law. The act of arriving of a ship or vessel at a particular port, and there being anchored or otherwise fastened to the shore.
     2. Policies of insurance frequently contain a provision that the ship is insured from one place to another, "and till there moored twenty-four hours in good safety." As to what shall be a sufficient mooring, see 1 Marsh. Ins. 262; Park. on Ins. 35; 2 Str. 1251; 3. T. R. 362.

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McGraw envisioned a large, floating dock that would function as both deepwater moorage and a breakwater for their existing dock and boatyard access.
5 million dredging and dock-building project at Squalicum Harbor that will improve moorage and will provide capping material for the early phase of the Cornwall Avenue Landfill cleanup.
Fees are going up 20 percent to 35 percent for the county's 485 moorage slips.
Currently, Bellharbor Yacht Sales, which offers a full line of power yachts from 25 to 80 feet long, has access to seven or eight moorage slips, and also uses clients' moorage slips from La Conner to Blaine to show to potential buyers, he said.
The port has a waiting list for moorage in its current county marinas.
Among the site's features is deep-water moorage (to negative twenty-five feet mean lower low water).
In Charleston, on Coos Bay, you walk the docks of a moorage on a Saturday morning and realize that this is life for those who fish, some living aboard their boats.
The company plans to move the GB Challenger to a new moorage site closer to its corporate offices once the maintenance is complete.
It was good business for the City of Homer for the moorage fees paid and good wages for local welders and other workers, but it delayed the rig in drilling its intended first well in north Cook Inlet.
Boat moorage fees would go from $7 to $10, and day-use 12-month passes would increase from $25 to $30.
Once she returns to Seattle, the Kalakala has been granted temporary moorage at Pier 66, where tours of the vessel will be offered by Odyssey, The Maritime Discovery Center.
Designed specifically for the diverse marine community in Sitka, boats will have easy access to more than 700 feet of service moorage with nearly two dozen fuel dispensers, including three high-flow diesel stations for larger-capacity boats and convenient dockside water stations.