mooring line


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Noun1.mooring line - (nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat) in placemooring line - (nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat) in place
boat - a small vessel for travel on water
headfast - a mooring line that secures the bow of a boat or ship to a wharf
line - something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line"
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To the right of us I saw the captain of a junk chop away his mooring line with an axe and spring to help his crew at the hoisting of the huge, outlandish lug-sail.
He was lucky as he managed to hold on to the mooring line in the cold water for almost ten minutes.
The guideline reinforces how mooring integrity management through effective monitoring and data management can provide information to help detect mooring line failure and assist with validation of mooring design strength and fatigue analyses.
A BOAT had to be towed to safety by lifeboat crews after it broke its mooring line in Rhyl yesterday.
Nonlinear coupled responses under the severe sea state have been evaluated in the form of translational motion at surge, heave and rotational motion in pitch direction along with the mooring line tension.
She endured the worst storms Cyprus had seen in years, keeping her cool when the mooring line connected to the wreck she was diving in snapped, a spokesman for the family said.
The mooring line numbers are clarified in Table 1 [1, 10].
After an investigation the vessel was locked, and the mooring line was still in the water.
The facility has 800-metre mooring line and a rail terminal
mooring line 3: astern spring mooring lines the number of lines starts from 2.
Sergeant Simpson, along with two other deputies, located a middle-aged male calling for help while clinging to a mooring line tied to the dock.
John Crummie, UK managing director for DFDS Seaways, said: "Due to exceptionally adverse weather conditions, strong winds enabled the King of Scandinavia to slip its mooring line and berth, causing the vessel to collide with a decommissioned oil rig.