Heavy Seas with Hurricane Lee Pose Threat to Mariners
A Hurricane Warning remains in effect for the Atlantic High Seas associated with Hurricane Lee with peak seas of around 47 feet near the center as the system moves slowly...
Anchoring a ship in heavy seas can be challenging and requires careful consideration to ensure the ship’s safety. The following steps are typically followed to anchor a ship in heavy seas:
In heavy seas, the ship may need to use additional anchors or a combination of anchors and thrusters to maintain its position and stability. The crew may also need to take additional precautions, such as increasing the number of crew members on watch or securing loose equipment and cargo to prevent damage or injury.
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