AC 14 TYPE ANCHORS
A high holding power anchor commonly used on tankers.
This is the standard for ships that are likely to encounter all types of bottoms. Advantages of dead weight for holding and ability to bite in mud and sand. Rugged construction, simple design, easy handling and stowing, 100 – 50,000 Lbs.
HIGH HOLDING POWER ANCHORS
Great for use on: Barges, Oil Rigs, Offshore Construction, Moorings, etc. Used when maximum holding powers is required. Made to order, worldwide delivery usually within 60 – 90 days. Sizes normally in stock, range from 3000 to 10,000 Lbs.
This style simplifies ship bow design, and eliminates the need for cumbersome hawse pipe bolsters. Provides minimum protrudence and maximum bearing on the ship shell. The snug provides great holding power for most uses. 200 Lbs. to 70,000 Lbs.
Excellent for permanent moorings, channel buoys and other navigation aids. This style takes firm hold and remains fixed under adverse conditions. As it oscillates under strain it buries itself deeper.