A number of precautions along with good seamanship practice can increase the life of mooring ropes and prevent deterioration, chaffing, cutting and internal wear. Learn some important points in the article inside.
Mooring is a critical operation on board ships which must be backed by error-free mooring equipment. Learn ten points for efficient maintenance of mooring equipment on ships.
Mooring operation is one of the most important and dangerous tasks that seafarers have to perform on the ship’s deck. Learn about ten important points that must be considered while carrying out mooring operations on ships to ensure safety of the ship and its crew.
Single point mooring (SPM) is a floating buoy/jetty anchored offshore to allow handling of liquid cargo such as petroleum products. It serves as a link between the shore-facilities and the tankers for loading or off-loading liquid and gas cargo. Find out how SPM works in the article inside.
A buoy is a type of an object that floats in water and is used in the middle of the seas as locators or as warning points for the ships. Buoys are generally bright (fluorescent) in colour. Mooring buoys are a type of buoy, to which, ships can be moored in the deep oceanic areas. A mooring buoy weighs more than the general type of buoys.
Mooring winches are used to tie the ship to the berth when at a port. While loading and unloading the cargo on the ship, the