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moor

an upland habitat usually dominated by heather growing on peat which is not normally waterlogged.
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In the context of mooring monitoring, work conducted on a turret moored FPSO, where a mooring line monitoring system was installed by BMT, showed that an RLS can estimate mooring line tension to within 30kN using only position and draft as inputs.
(2003) presented a numerical code (COUPLE6D) for the coupled dynamic analysis of moored offshore structures.
This wide mooring line angle will reduce the horizontal mooring capacity and allow movement of the moored ship.
The desire to make moored surface and near-surface measurements in severe environments (such as in the Gulf Stream) and at high latitudes (south of Iceland, for example) prompted a reevaluation in 1990 of the semi-taut surface mooring design.