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pontoon

An obsolete term dignifying a loop of small intestine.
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Pontoon boats can be used in different applications such as family-fun, fishing, cruising, watersports, and others, among which the family-fun segment has the highest domination in the global Pontoon boat market.
The PS270,000 of the pontoon project was covered by a PS153,000 award from the Coastal Community Fund, with the remainder of the money coming from the council.
For mooring, depending on the conditions and client requirements, the Stan Pontoon can use its 4-point mooring system in addition to its three hydraulically-driven 18-metre long spud poles.
The single sculpted pier and radial arm gangway is a highly innovative approach to river terminal design, which provides all the lateral support necessary for the pontoon, without the need for guide piles.
Tom Mason, Pontoon Solutions' SVP, EMEA, said, 'Jaguar Land Rover has a compelling vision for the future of the automotive industry and we're thrilled to contribute to their journey.
Carriage bolts (1 1/2-inch) were installed in the tops of the pontoons with their threads projecting upward for securing the blind platform.
The project was originally supposed to be completed in February this year but Dundar said design changes to the pontoons was the reason for the handover date being pushed back by three months.
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.
She said: "He was sitting with his feet over the edge of the pontoon.
Gareth McLaverty of Graham Construction said the float-out of the pontoon was a "significant milestone" in the Grimsby Riverside Terminal project.
Meanwhile, the Damen Stan Pontoon 4113 which was ordered by Australian chartering company Rhumb Maritme launched recently and is currently ready for delivery.
Glasgow-based Scottish Galvanizers, part of Wedge Group Galvanizing, was called upon to provide its hot dip galvanizing treatment to approximately 85 tonnes of steelwork used to build two pontoons that will enable a new passenger service to run from Govan across the River Clyde.