MARINE FENDERS -- BECOMING AN ESSENTIAL INSURANCE AGAINST DAMAGE

The need for fendering in modern shipping operations is a matter of high priority in many cases, frequently being regarded as an integral part of the fixed structure they protect. In order to fulfil this role a formidable range of types has been developed which often take advantage of quite complex design techniques. The article discusses design and selection of fenders, as well as various types of fenders including pneumatic, foam, extruded rubber, tugboat, gravity and pile type, and others.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cargo Systems International

    Arun House, 201-205 High Street
    New Malden KT3 4BH, Surrey,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1979-3

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  • Accession Number: 00197052
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 15 1979 12:00AM