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Table 3. MOORING SERVICE TYPES
MOORING SERVICE
DESCRIPTION
TYPE
TYPE I
This category covers moorings for mild weather
(sustained winds of less than 34 knots; below
Mild Weather
gale force) and currents less than 1 knot.
Mooring
Mooring situations include ammunition
facilities, fueling facilities, deperming
facilities, and ports of call.  Use of these
moorings is normally selected in concert with
forecasted weather.
TYPE II
This category covers moorings that are used in
storm conditions of less than 64 knots.
Storm Mooring
Moorings include standard and nested mooring.
Vessel will leave prior to an approaching
hurricane, typhoon, surge or other extreme
event.
TYPE III
This category covers moorings of vessels that
cannot or may not get underway prior to an
Heavy Weather
approaching hurricane or typhoon.  Moorings
Mooring
include fitting-out, repair, drydocking, and
overhaul berthing facilities.
TYPE IV
This category covers moorings that are used to
permanently moor a vessel that will not leave
Permanent Mooring
in case of a hurricane, typhoon, or surge.
Moorings include inactive ships, floating
drydocks, ship museums, training berthing
facilities.
(after MIL-HDBK-1026/4)
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NFESC TR-6012-OCN Rev B
U.S. NAVY HEAVY WEATHER
MOORING SAFETY REQUIREMENTS





 


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