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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Saturday, December 4, 2010

Video Of A Faulty Brake Or… How Not To Anchor A Ship

The following is video of seatrials aboard a newly built German ship. The video commentary states “When testing the anchor winches it became obvious that

December 4, 2010
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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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