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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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Deep Sea Mooring (DSM) will be offering services and products to support Lundin s operations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) to include mooring equipment for drilling rigs and accommodation units, and also provision of offshore personnel.
The need for mooring integrity monitoring has of late come back under the spotlight, not least because the use of floating production systems in the offshore oil and gas industry has been predicted to grow at a significant rate between now and 2017 with a peak in the number of new builds expected to occur in 2016-2017.
Tahar and Kim (2008) developed a numerical tool for the coupled analysis of a deep water floating platform with polyester mooring lines.
ships floating forces and loads on the ship and quay wall mooring equipment;
MRC 5821/021 R-11D was added to the MRC deck in SFR 2-03, which requires ships force to inspect the tattle-tales daily on the mooring lines in use.
With considerable angst, we pulled up to the temporary-mooring jetty and spent what seemed like an hour going through interminable paperwork to get a mooring.
Next on the mooring line comes the shallowest sediment trap.
The move will see car park style enforcement procedures introduced at all its 22 mooring locations.
Now yachtsmen and boat owners say they will withhold mooring payments from the council until the legal situation has been clarified.
Although the squadron owns the mooring lines used to moor the boat, once attached to the sub they become the ship's responsibility.
Because a mooring lies low in the water, it may not always be visible from the helm.
Pioneering projects such as the Joint Air Sea Interaction (JASIN) experiment in 1978 off the coast of Scotland and the Long Term Upper Ocean Study (LOTUS) off the East Coast of the US (1980-1984) required the surface mooring as a tool to study air-sea interactions.