In carpet weaving, a group of strings for lifting simultaneously certain yarns, to form the figure.
This experimental system used a host ship containing up to eighty-nine 435 ton lighters for Atlantic crossings. The lighters were lifted in and out of the host ship by means of a travelling overhead crane, operating from bridge to stern.
These 900-foot-long ships carry small barges inside the vessel. LASH stands for Lighter Aboard Ship.
To hold goods in position by the use of, e.g., wires, ropes, chains and straps. See Lighter Aboard Ship
Lighter Aboard Ship: A ship designed to carry floating containers or lighters.
Lighter Aboard Ship. A ship designed for the transportation of barges.
lighter aboard ship: a barge carrier designed to act as a shuttle between ports, taking on and discharging barges.
A maritime industry abbreviation for "Lighter Aboard Ship." A specially constructed vessel equipped with an overhead crane for lifting specially designed barges and stowing them into cellular slots in an athwartship position. LAYCAN Laydays/Cancelling (date): Range of dates within the hire contract must start.
Lighter-Aboard-Ship vessels. Vessels equipped with an overhead crane capable of lifting LASH barges and stowing them into cellular slots in athwartship position.
Lighter Aboard Ship. (See Lighter)