What is Mooring/What does Mooring means?

The term “Mooring” refers to the system for securing a ship to a terminal. The most common terminals for tankers are piers and sea islands, however, other shipboard operations such as mooring at Single Point.

Moorings (SPM’s), Multi-Buoy Moorings (MBM’s ), emergency to towing, tug handling barge mooring, canal transit, lightening and anchoring may fall in to the broad category of mooring and thus require specialised fitting or equipment. Anchoring equipment is covered by Classification Society rules.
The use of an efficient mooring system is essential for the safety of the ship, crew, the terminal and the environment.

List Of Forces Resist by Mooring of ship: