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A moored vessel will continue to oscillate for a long time after the other ship passes, which slows/delays cargo transfers, even if the moorings remain intact. Ships get bigger, docks and rivers don't, so clearance and speed are the key controllable factors.
We experience all the aspects frequently within our district.
Video How Ship Anchor Works? - Procedure For Anchoring a Ship at Sea
published on 11 July 2020
#Anchor #shipanchor #windlass Anchoring is one of the very frequent operations onboard ships. A number of variables and external factors influence the duration and location of an anchoring operation. While the type of seabed is of utmost importance during anchoring, soft muddy grounds or clay bottoms are best preferred. It should be taken care that the anchoring bottom is free of power lines, submarine cables, pipelines or rocks. Various methods on anchoring include consideration of...
Video How port pilot sail out ship from the port? Grimaldi lines catania roro ship
published on 22 April 2022
Opinion Pilot ladders: Compliance by design, failure by operator
by Herman Broers - published on 10 March 2022
Video SAMMON Demo Planning FtLauderdale Arrival with comments
published on 20 January 2021
This updated video shows how easy it is to develop an arrival plan with the SAMMON Planning Tool. As a sample the arrival from appraoch until the berth to Ft. Lauderdale is used under strong current of 2kn. At the simulator training courses where we used this tool for preparation of a manoeuvring plan during the briefing sessions all nautical officers involved stated afterwards: "Why don't we have this tool on our ships?"