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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In Arlington Heights, many older adults have found a way to do both, by making a move to The Moorings of Arlington Heights.
Global Banking News-March 5, 2019-Cavotec signs EUR10.3m agreement to supply its MoorMaster automated mooring systems
It has also downgraded to 'A' from 'A+' the following bonds also issued on behalf of the Moorings: --$62,000,000 Collier County Health Facilities Authority Residential Care facility revenue bonds (The Moorings, Incorporated) series 2015A.
"You can do that with either moorings or vehicles."
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.
THE Beaumaris lifeboat was called out at 2.17am yesterday to assist a vessel that had broken free of her mooring on the Menai Strait.
A visit to the superb showhome at The Moorings, Irvine Harbourside, will quickly reveal why this is one of the most successful developments in Ayrshire.
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.