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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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North Ayrshire Council is seeking a specialist marine contractor to manage and maintain its visitor moorings at the Isle of Arran (Lochranza, Brodick, Pirnmill, Blackwaterfoot and Whiting Bay) and at Greater Cumbrae (Millport).
The Pioneer Array has ten anchored moorings at seven locations spanning the edge of the continental shelf, where water depths range from about 300 to 1,500 feet.
A Single buoy mooring (SBM) (also known as single-point mooring or SPM) is a loading buoy anchored offshore, that serves as a mooring point and interconnect for tankers loading or offloading gas or liquid products.
UKPRwire, Thu May 21 2015] This market research study analyzes the Offshore Mooring System Market on a global level, and provides estimates in terms of revenue (USD billion) from 2015 to 2021.
Every apartment at The Moorings has been professionally designed and features Laurel Homes' tradition for high standards of design, style, specification and value.
Phase 3 of The Moorings at Irvine Harbourside, a popular development by Laurel Homes in Irvine, is being launched Easter weekend, from Friday 18 April.
At the end of the field's viable lifecycle, a problem arose on how to decommission the FPSO, and in particular, how to handle the delicate operation of disconnecting several hundred tons of moorings without incident.
Furthermore, contribution of moorings in terms of drag, inertia and damping for their longer lengths, larger sizes and heavier weights are not fully incorporated, which is more pronounced in deep water conditions.
The fleet of the Hempel Gosford To Lord Howe Island Yacht Race could potentially be doubled, thanks to a proposal to add up to five deep draft moorings to in the South Passage of Lord Howe Island.
The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service boat towed the yacht to small craft moorings at Tranmere and secured it at the location to moorings just before 2am.
Moving 20 moorings and stanchions from the harbour to the marina at Hafan will enable more boats to use the natural deep water channel.
in accordance with BS 6349-1: 2000, 1 min mean wind speed is used for the design of moorings which is related to time needed for full line loads to develop taking into account the inertia of the vessel;