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Anchoring Methods

Three types of methodsVessel generally use any one of the following methods: “Dropping” or “letting go” anchor from the hawse pipe of just above the water line. For depths up to 20m. “Walking back” anchor just above the sea bed for depths between 20 to


Anchoring and Anchor Watches

Anchoring represents a critical operation in that operator errors may produce immediate and significant accidents or create severe threats to the ship, its crew and cargo as well as the environment and other property. This section provides information on safe anchoring procedures. A licensed deck