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Montgomery mooring system

Montgomery mooring system

Forty tonnes of pressure is applied to the hull of a ship by Peter Montgomery’s MoorMaster vacuum mooring system. This is the inter-island ferry Aratere at Picton, where the MoorMaster secures and releases the ship in 10 seconds.

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Photograph by Michael Scheepers

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Mark Derby, 'Inventions, patents and trademarks - Transport inventions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/25404/montgomery-mooring-system (accessed 12 November 2019)

Story by Mark Derby, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 24 Feb 2015