What is the routine Anchor Windlass maintenance?

  • lubrication

4. Mooring winches

  • Check following items: brake collar, brake lining, brake adjustment, oil level in gear box/ general condition
  • lubrication

5. Vane pumps

  • Check packing arrangement for leakages(when packing arrangement is changed all bearings must be changed)

6.Vane pumps for continuous use(i.e. auto mooring pumps):

  • check packing arrangement for leakages

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