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Gangway

The opening on a ship through which cargo can be carried on or off.
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Offshore gangways are used as a bridge between two vessels or between a fixed object and a floating installation to transfer people, cargo or equipment.
The gangways will transport an estimated one million visitors onto the ship each year and--in addition to utility connections from landside--permanently secure the USS Intrepid in her newly reconstructed berth at Pier 86 in Hudson River Park.
And the lady who owned it had placed it in the gangway in front of standing passengers before getting her ticket.
The South Carolina-based manufacturer of ladders and loading and unloading equipment faced a difficult one when the bronze bushings in some of its gangways kept cracking and breaking.
Towards the top of the deck there are gangways to climb down to the next deck but as you go down the leg the decks get narrower and the gangways are replaced by vertical ladders.
The Clyde River Purification Board told her a survey revealed that gangways, pontoons, scaffolding towers and 70ft rails were on the bed of the Holy Loch.
Beyond that, are the single-storey workshops with their north-facing monitor lights and wide separating access gangways which are flooded with light from continuous curved transparent roofs.
Care must be exercised to add necessary flotation under gangways, transformers, equipment, or other applied loads to keep the freeboard constant with the required live load capacity.
[USPRwire, Thu Aug 08 2019] Growing need for rail gangways in various countries on the coattails of ongoing railway infrastructure development along with new construction of metro rails is anticipated to accelerate the growth of rail gangways market across the globe.
[ClickPress, Thu Aug 08 2019] Growing need for rail gangways in various countries on the coattails of ongoing railway infrastructure development along with new construction of metro rails is anticipated to accelerate the growth of rail gangways market across the globe.
Liverpool council's licensing committee yesterday agreed two seats at either end of each row will be left empty in the hope of creating more space for fans and stopping them standing in the gangways during games.