Standard Specification for Chocks, Panama, Mooring Cast Steel
|Publication Date:||1 January 2012|
|ICS Code (Deck equipment and installations):||47.020.50|
This specification covers the principal dimensions and materials of chocks installed in ships to comply with the regulations of the Panama Canal.
Chocks can be used with either wire rope or fiber and synthetic ropes.
Chocks are for mounting directly on a deck, seat (foundation) or for mounting in a bulwark.
To meet Panama Canal Company regulations the radius of contact surfaces of lines must be 180 mm.
The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.