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Founded in 1897, the CMI was responsible for the drafting of numerous international conventions including the Hague Rules (International Convention on Bills of Lading), the Visby Amendments (amending the Hague Rules), the Salvage Convention and many others.
While the CMI continues to function in an advisory capacity, many of its functions have been taken over by the International Maritime Organization, which was established by the United Nations in 1958 but did not become truly effective until about 1974.
(2)A nautical order to keep the ship's head to the wind, thus to stay clear of a lee shore or some other quarter.
This is prudent when anchored in heavy weather, or where wind direction may change dangerously.
Anchor: (1) A heavy metal object, fastened to a chain or line, to hold a vessel in position, partly because of its weight, but chiefly because the designed shape digs into the bottom. Anchor Buoy: A small buoy that is used to mark the position of an anchor.
It is attached to the base or crown of an anchor and can be used to recover the anchor if it has to be cast adrift, or to trip it if it becomes wedged.
After Bow Spring Line: A mooring line fixed to the bow of the boat and leading aft where it is attached to the dock.
This prevents the boat from moving forward in its berth.
Annual Variation: The amount by which magnetic variation changes up or down each year in a particular area.