Anchoring loss prevention: Skuld

Skuld has reminded members in a safety article that anchoring was a critical operation on vessels. Shipping companies, port authorities and P&I Clubs valued the safety of anchoring, which could be affected by the wrong anchoring operations and the increased traffic of ships, as well as undesirable weather conditions.

Skuld said that club statistics showed that the direct claims relating to anchor accounted for up to 8% of navigation related claims.

Jia Hong Liu, Technical Manager, Skuld Hong Kong, has written an article on good anchoring practice, accessible at: �