Marine Navigation

What is Mediterranean Mooring of Ships?

Mediterranean mooring is a technique for mooring vessels to pier at a perpendicular angle instead of parallel to the jetty because of dearth of enough space. Learn how mediterranean mooring is done inside the article.

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Marine Navigation

How Baltic Mooring of Ship is Done?

Baltic mooring is a combination mooring of a vessel alongside the berth which employs a stern mooring shackled to the offshore anchor cable in the region of the “ganger length”. Learn how baltic mooring is done in this video.

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Offshore

How Single Point Mooring (SPM) Offshore Operation Works?

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.

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Marine Navigation

What is a Mooring Buoy?

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.

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Marine Navigation

What are Mooring Anchors?

Mooring anchors are used to enable the ship to halt effectively whenever required in the port or harbor.The types includes-dead weight,screw in,conventional etc

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