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.
“Let Go” and “Walk Back” are two of the most prevalent methods used by ships for anchoring. Learn as to how they are carried out on board inside the article.
Watchkeeping at anchorage might seem an easy task but it greatly depends on the area the vessel is operating in. Learn about the important duties of deck officer during anchorage at sea.
Anchoring is one of the many important operations that comes under the responsibility of deck officer. Learn about the procedure of anchoring and the duties that a deck officer has to carry out during the operation.