WATCH: Anchor loss prevention - Technical and operational challenges and recommendations

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The root cause of many groundings and collisions, lost anchors are among the top five reasons for claims costs. A rising number of anchor losses reported over the last several years prompted DNV GL, Gard and The Swedish Club to investigate this issue.

WATCH: Anchor loss prevention - Technical and operational challenges and recommendations

Based on an analysis of damage cases involving anchor and anchor chain losses, the project partners have issued a presentation identifying the most frequent technical and operational causes, and some steps crews and operators can take to address them.

View the full video and learn more about the most frequent technical and operational causes, together with steps you can take to address them, at: http://dnvgl.com/anchorlossprevention

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