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Berth

A place on a port or dock where a ship is tied when not in use. Large ports have different berths for different purposes. For example, a ship storing natural gas may dock at a berth away from other ships.
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Entry level 'hard' sleepers, six berths to a cabin, are actually padded and have bedding, but many opt for a four-berth 'soft' sleeper.
For example, BCC will say that berth 1 is six meters, but you know that berth 1 takes a vessel of seven meters.
In case the party seeking berth is more than the available foreign tourist quota, the confirmed accommodation is provided up to the limit of foreign tourist quota and the remaining passengers are registered and provided confirmed accommodation on the opening day of reservation.
Berth occupancy was reported at the Port at 53% on Wednesday where a total of nine ships namely, CSAV Tyndall, Yasa Aysen, Sakizaya Elegance, Trade Will, Chembull Dog, Al-Jassasiya, Chemroad Wing, Maritime Lira and Pavino Spirit are currently occupying berths to load/ offload containers, Coal, Sun Flower Seeds, Canola Seeds, Chemicals, LNG, Palm oil and Diesel oil respectively during last 24 hours.
Mumbai The Indian Railways (IR) has made provisions in the passenger reservation system (PRS) to allot lower berths in long distance trains to senior citizens, female passengers above the age of 45 years and pregnant women.
The berth length is 1,470 m, and the throughput capacity is 50 million tons.
The General Manager of Yas Marina, Cedric Le Rest, commented, "We are extremely pleased to see the increased occupancy levels at Yas Marina and believe this is due to our extremely competitive annual berth rates - which now include an F1TM berth.
The problem of determining optimal capacity of the port container terminal is reduced to calculating an optimal number of berths, since the capacity of the berth determines the necessary capacity of the other subsystems of the port container terminal and thereby the throughput the container terminal.
He said the development of the EQ 1 berth would enable the port to cater to 14 m draft vessels and handling the steam coal with the mechanized unloading facilities.
They are to also develop a container terminal amounting to Rs 1,407 crore at Ennore, a Rs 312 crore container terminal at Tuticorin, Rs 277 crore iron ore handling facility at New Mangalore, Rs 252 crore berth development to handle bulk cargo at Mormugao, Rs 755 crore multipurpose cargo berth at Kandla, a Rs 55 crore liquid cargo berth and a Rs 114 crore dry cargo handling facility, both at Vizag.
Each new berth is more than 59 m wide and is projected to increase DW-Dubai's FPSO conversion capacity by two vessels per year.
Each new berth is more than 59 metre wide and is projected to increase Drydocks World-Dubai's Floating Production, Storage and Offloading, or FPSO, conversion capacity by two vessels per year.