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pontoon

An obsolete term dignifying a loop of small intestine.
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Simon Jones from the national park said: 'We are investing in the future of our piers and pontoons and resurfacing the car park in Tarbet, which will improve facilities for the local community and visitors.
With an ever-increasing number and variety of vessels looking to access the Brisbane River, the new pontoon will be a welcome addition.
After the pontoons were assembled, the bottom and lower halves of their sides were covered with fiberglass fabric and resin to protect against ice.
The dredge material and quarry-fill material was used to construct the east reclamation area so that work could begin to install the concrete pontoons, gangways, boat ramp and 150m quay wall that will link to it.
In addition, a survey done by the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas in March showed that pontoon sales were up the most of any type of boat.
It also provides a new destination point for water taxis operating from Infinity Marine on Stockton's Riverside, which can stop at the pontoon so passengers can safely access the museum and grounds from the River Tees.
He added when the pontoon arrives at Humberside vessels would moor either side of the Finger Pier at Grimsby River Terminal.
Additionally, Damen Pontoons & Barges has started building a second new design: the Damen Crane Barge (CBa) 6324, a transshipment barge for handling dry bulk and container operations.
We may have jumped the gun in talking about the Highway 520 pontoon construction project Tuesday in a story about the Port of Grays Harbor's new business activity.
The boat owners have traditionally paid just pounds 1 per year to anchor their vessels within the sheltering walls of the inner harbour, but now claim to have been forced to berth at a visitors' 24-hour pontoon and not allowed access to their yachts.
The trio, who were on a training exercise, were heard whooping as they sped around a dock before slamming into a pontoon.
IF YOU THINK OF PONTOON boats as the minivans of the lake--stable, family-friendly, frumpy, slow--you haven't seen a late-model pontoon boat.