MOORING, mar. law. The act of arriving of a ship or vessel at a particular
port, and there being anchored or otherwise fastened to the shore.
2. Policies of insurance frequently contain a provision that the ship
is insured from one place to another, "and till there moored twenty-four
hours in good safety." As to what shall be a sufficient mooring, see 1
Marsh. Ins. 262; Park. on Ins. 35; 2 Str. 1251; 3. T. R. 362.
, anchorage ground
, dropping anchor
, dry dock
, going ashore
, landing place
, landing stage
, mooring buoy
, protected anchorage
, tying up