Dredging anchor is a method used during maneuvering of a ship when neither a bow thruster nor a tug is available to check the ship’s bow movement. Learn how dredging anchor is used to control ship’s movement in restricted waters.
Both the ship pilot and the master play an extremely important role to ensure safety and efficient navigation of the ship. Find out how important it is for a master and pilot to maintain a healthy relationship on ships.
A ship’s pilot uses a variety of navigation systems and electronic tools to enhance the nautical navigation and to make it extremely safe and accurate. Find out what maritime navigation is all about in today’s time.
When a ship is navigating through restricted waters it is affected by squat, bank and bank cushion effects which may cause errors in navigation. Learn about the influence of these hydrodynamics effects on ships in this article.