anchor handling

Saturday, January 14, 2023

How Does A Big Ship Anchor In Bad Weather To Avoid Grounding?

Anchoring a ship in heavy seas can be challenging and requires careful consideration to ensure the ship’s safety. The following steps are typically

January 14, 2023
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Monday, November 23, 2015

WATCH: Runaway Anchor Chain Causes Chaos and Fire A very chaotic situation indeed as this anchor chain control malfunctioned and dropped unconstricted. Most

November 23, 2015
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Monday, August 13, 2012

There Goes the Anchor Chain – VIDEO

While lowering the anchor from USS Tarawa (LHA-1) in 2001, the ship’s anchor, plus 13 shots of chain were lost in a plume of rust and fury of sparks

August 13, 2012
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Monday, August 8, 2011

Two Anchors Are Better Than One – A Look at a Ship’s Most Underutilized Tools

The GPS was set on anchor watch, range and bearings were calculated on the radar, and a pair of landmarks around Mobile Bay had been sighted on the gyro

August 8, 2011
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Thursday, February 24, 2011
Engineering News

Rolls-Royce wins large deep water anchor handling equipment contract

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract by STX OSV Trading to supply technologically advanced anchor handling systems. The equipment will be installed on three

February 24, 2011
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Friday, December 24, 2010

K Line Offshore’s KL Sandefjord: the world’s most powerful anchor handling tug

K Line Offshore’s KL Sandefjord just completed sea trials and set the new world record at 430 tons (390 metric) for a bollard pull by an anchor handling

December 24, 2010
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