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The DART® Easy to Deploy (ETD) Buoy is flexible and cost-effective. Unlike conventional moorings, which are equipment-heavy, manpower-intensive, and difficult to deploy in heavy seas, the complete DART ETD mooring is delivered to the ship on a deployment pallet, and is easily and safely deployed, as shown in the YouTube video below.

 

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Department of Commerce Gold Medal Winners: DART® Buoy development team

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