Get the latest live position for the MAERSK ASSISTER. You can also check the schedule, technical details and many more. MAERSK ASSISTER is a Offshore supply vessel built in by VOLKSWERFT. Current status: Laid up. Formerly also known as MAERSK ASSISTER. It’s gross. June 12th, UTC, Frederikshavn. June 12th, UTC, Frederikshavn. June 2nd, UTC, Gdansk.

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Is is normal during rigmoves and other operations to carry a small stock of spare equipment in case something needs to be replaced – or breaks during the work. Mind you, the shackles found on supply vessels weigh 50 kilos! Actually the solution was perfect, as the A-frame fitted perfectly onto the assster most part of the cargo rail. The A-frame is used for lifting large equipment out over the stern and into the sea.

Signal Vessel in live coverage. Entering the dock, a socalled Floating Dock, in Fredericia, Denmark.

AHTS vessels are typically very manoeuvrable due to the many powerfull thrusters, the excess of main engine power as well as the fact that they are equipped with two main propellers. The draft marks just to the right of the thruster opening give a good idea on how big maerzk thruster really is.

When turning the rudder, this flap turnes more than the rudder, thereby improving the efficiency of the rudder popularly know aswister “Becker Rudders”. The dock is actually afloat, and takes in large ammounts of ballast water so that it becomes submerged as seen in this picture.

Check out this page for further details. Towing wire under tension on the main deck.

An extra crane assistfr also fitted on the starboard side of the working deck, it’s foundation just visible in this picture. A very explanatory picture of the GSF Arctic 4 mooring system.

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You must be logged in to access VV Forecasting. The anchor chain should have been laying on top up the anchor in stead of beneath it, but a lot of factors have to be right in order for an anchor to be retrieved correctly. You can also limit the joystick to operate the main propellers, and then control the thrusters manually. The tyres on the sides of the assistr are fenders. The stern of the ship, here berthed at Bergen, Norway. A typical anchor handling operation: The free end of the chaser wire can be seen laying on deck in front of the winch garage.

The large flame visible in the pictures is called the “flare”.

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The stern of the ship bears the marks of anchor handling work, with the paint scratched off on the whalebacks. They only serve as transport vessels, supplying the rigs with equipment and stores. In front of these handles we see the pitch controls for the main propellers.

The quays in Aberdeen are not equipped with fenders, so they were very needed. Tough manual labour as the wires are connected and disconnected. In this picture you can see the function of the chaser ring and wire. Some AHTS vessels do have a bulbous bow, but since the ships rarely need to go top speed, such a construction is not really necessary.

By submitting your details you agree to our Privacy Statement. With the Achiever soon out of the way we approach Borgland for picup of the chaser wire.

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At this time the ship was scheduled to be fitted with the A-frame again, but it was to be mounted on a new socket, so the old socket was cut off. This image also shows how the anchor wire is positioned correctly on top of the anchor.

Unfortunatly your browser is out of date. One the chaser wire is on board we will assiister out” the anchor wire and haul up maerssk anchor. A mooring anchor fresh off the bottom of the sea.