SAFETY & SECURITY

Anchors are key to ship safety

Anchor loss – technical and operational challenges and recommendations
by the DNV GL, Gard and The Swedish Club [Note: all rights reserved].

Neglect leads to anchor loss, replacement and risks to safety.
Anchor loss due to failure of: d-shackle, swivels, chain, Kenter shackles.
Anchor and chain lost due to technical failure of: windlass motor , windlass brakes
chain stoppers. Operational reasons: dropping of anchor, use of brake, heaving the anchor, securing the anchor , anchor watch , lack of attention to bad weather.

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IN THEIR OWN WORDS FILIPINO SEAFARER’S EXPERIENCES OF MARITIME PIRACY
Source: THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT through the Maritime Training Council National Maritime Polytechnic Philippine Overseas Employment Administration and THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT through its Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (2012)

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Trauma, post-trauma, and support in the shipping industry: The experience of Filipino seafarers after pirate attacks, Sanley S. Abila n, Lijun Tang Seafarers International Research Centre, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, United Kingdom

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