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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Tuesday, March 6, 2012
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Maersk Wins 4-Year Contract from Petrobras to Launch Some Badass Anchors

Maersk Supply Service has won three new contracts with the Brazilian state owned oil company Petrobras (SAO:PETR3) for anchor handling tug supply (AHTS)

March 6, 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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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Anchor Repair – So How Do They Recondition An Anchor?

Stranded on the Largest Island (he means China… yes we know) featured an interesting “How-To” article on anchor repair. Along with detailed

September 21, 2010
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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Anchor and Mooring Gear – A History

Chief Mate Andre van Schoonhoven of the new cruise ship Eurodam gives us the history of classifying anchors. He writes; Traditionally ships were anchored using

July 21, 2010
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Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Anchor Chain Construction

Today we bring you the following photos from Baldt’s Chain Link factory in Penslyvania where the original Baldt Stocklass anchor was first produced in

October 13, 2009
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Wednesday, April 9, 2008

How not to anchor a ship – Video

April 9, 2008
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