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Mooring fittings, shipboard fittings


Bollards and bitts, fairleads, stand rollers and chocks used for the normal mooring of the ship and similar components used for the normal towing of the ship.

Note: Generally, bollards, roller fairleads and chocks are not intended to be used by multiple mooring lines – only double Panama chocks can be belayed by two towing lines.

Further reading: MSC/Circ 1175 “Guidance on Shipboard Towing and Mooring Equipment”.

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