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 something was wrong with the brake”, an understatement indeed. Enjoy:
About John Konrad
Captain John Konrad is the founder and CEO of gCaptain and author of the book Fire On The Horizon. He is licensed to captain the world's largest ships and has sailed from ports around the world. John has built some of the world's most advanced ships and managed billion-dollar offshore construction projects in some of the world's harshest marine environments. John is a distinguished alumnus of New York Maritime College.