embedment anchor

embedment anchor

[em′bed·mənt ‚aŋ·kər]
(naval architecture)
An anchor that uses a charge of powder or hydrostatic or pneumatic pressure to drive the fluke into the sea floor.
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On the basis of anchorage type, the global automated mooring system market can be further segmented into drag embedment anchors, vertical loaded anchors and suction.
It can be used with several anchor types or subsea foundations such as suction piles, vertically loaded anchors (VLA), OMNI-Max anchors, driven piles, drag embedment anchors, and plates in any water depth.