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Synonyms for mooring

a place where a craft can be made fast

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


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The latest advancements in Mooring Equipment industry and changing market dynamics are key driving factors to depict tremendous growth.
Robert Drysdale, Director of Oil Companies International Marine Forum, who also spoke at the conference, said: "The principle of safe vessel mooring is dependent on the correlation between ship and the shore and requires a robust understanding of safe mooring practices.
One of the challenges that has emerged from these failings is the need to monitor mooring system integrity reliably for the life of the facility without the need for costly inspection or maintenance of subsea sensors.
Prime indicates that the derivative is being done with respect to the arc length s of a mooring line.
Quay walls strength decreasing is mainly linked with long exploitation time of the quay wall (50-70 years), accidents with ships during mooring, loading, unmooring operations or substandard situations, such as hydrodynamic influence of a moving ship depends or wind pulsation or waves acting on the ship and big additional inertia forces of the ship.
There is another mooring spot for 28 boats a mile and a half from Birmingham at Hockley Port.
When the deployment period is over, usually a year, a ship will again be exactly positioned over the mooring, using satellite navigation.
Some researchers investigated the coupling effect of the spar mooring system (Chaudhury 2001; Chaudhury, Ho 2000; Ding et al.
Now yachtsmen and boat owners say they will withhold mooring payments from the council until the legal situation has been clarified.
Recently there seems to be confusion in the fleet as to who owns the mooring lines when attached to the boat and what kinds of lines should be used to moor the boat.
The only tool oceanographers have to collect coincident, long time series of surface meteorology and ocean properties is the surface mooring. The buoy carries the meteorological sensors, and the mooring line beneath it carries the oceanographic instrumentation.
[ClickPress, Fri Sep 07 2018] The global mooring systems market is expected to grow from USD 1.58 Billion in 2015 to USD 1.89 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 3.7%.