mooring line


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(nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat) in place

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The fully coupled integrated spar mooring line system has been implemented in this research.
The woman, who is in her 40s, was clinging to mooring lines at the Pier Head in a desperate bid to stop the fast tide pulling her under.
The vessel is out there floating, tied to mooring lines.
That buoy was part of a system that could relay signals of seafloor rumblings from an ocean-bottom seismometer up a mooring line to the surface buoy and via satellite to shore.
a contract to supply mooring line connectors and buoy pull-in connector for the Peregrino FPSO submerged turret production (STP) buoy.
Liverpool skipper Tim Magee reported last night that they had to remove a length of barnacle-encrusted mooring line (not their own) from their keel which would not have done their boat speed any good at all, and they will be hoping for an increase in daily runs from now on.
A buoy snapped loose after it began to pitch at the same frequency as storm waves, loading the buoy's mooring line with 7,000 pounds of pressure every 15 seconds.
The instruments would be attached to a mooring line anchored to the seafloor that would extend 50 meters (164 feet) below the surface.
A subsea mooring specialist, First Subsea, has won a contract from Shell Offshore to supply Ballgrab subsea mooring line connectors for the Appomattox development.
The remainder of the mooring line appears to be wrapped around the propeller.
Contract awarded for Jinyang drinking water mooring line monitoring refurbishment
Targeted applications: in Defense, secure, covert wireless communications; in Offshore Oil and Gas, mooring line monitoring, precise underwater position measurement, flowline/pipeline hook-up control, remote control of subsea wellheads; in Oceanography, Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) subsystems; in Marine Transportation, remote seaway monitoring; and in Environmental, remote environmental monitoring.
This will improve structural survivability and reduce mooring line strength requirements and costs.
The mooring line, with the various instruments attached in top-to-bottom order, is paid out over the stern from a winch and pulled away from the ship, straight behind, seemingly almost on its own power.
FGH Engineered Products has received an order from Heerema Marine Contractors of Leiden, the Netherlands, for the development of an AmClyde Mooring Line Deployment Winch for use as installation equipment on Heerema's derrick crane vessels.