Manoeuvring is done in a ships voyage when ship enters or exits traffic zones or crosses canals or when it is steer for berthing in a jetty or berth of a port
Ship’s anchor is used to turn the ship in the desired side and direction during the berthing process. Learn inside the article as to how a ship is berthed using its anchor as a pivot.
Efficient marine fender saves ships from external damages that would otherwise occur to the ship’s hull plates or to the berth or jetty during berthing. Find out how berthing is done using marine fenders.
This article is a part of the series – Mastering Ship’s Navigation. Find out how to navigate a ship using bow-thrusters, when using minimum help from tug boats.
Berthing a ship safely at a port is an art, which is developed through consistent practice, along with adequate knowledge and skills. Find out six golden rules of ship berthing in this infographics