28 Apr 2015
April 28, 2015

JSC Super Cell Rubber Fenders

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JIER JSC Super Cell Rubber Fenders 1. Construction JIER JSC Super Cell Rubber Fenders have a cylindrical construction, designed specifically to allow for uniform compression and for applications subject to circular axial motion. They are produced in a number of differing compounds – depending upon the characteristics needed to meet each requirement – but always.. read more →

27 Apr 2015
April 27, 2015

JCO Super Cone Fenders

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1. Construction JIER JCO Super Cone Fenders offer the most advanced cone fender technology available. Combining the very best attributes of both cell and leg fender design and construction, super cone fenders provide an excellent energy capability with a low reaction (derived from its capability of compressing by more than 72% of its height). The.. read more →

26 Apr 2015
April 26, 2015

JCY Cylindrical Rubber Fenders

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1. Construction: Cylindrical Rubber Fenders are versatile and highly cost effective. Their simple hollow cylinder design can be produced in almost any length and diameter combination to meet specific performance and space requirements. They are produced in a choice of compounds (EPDM, SBR or SBR/Natural mix) with product performance and cost effectiveness maximized by selecting.. read more →

25 Apr 2015
April 25, 2015

JDA Super Arch Rubber Fenders

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1. Construction JIER Super Arch Rubber Fenders (model: JDA) are moulded from a choice of rubber compounds, each of which delivers different characteristics. The choice of compound is made based on the design specification and the specific requirements of the application. They are manufactured using a twin leg system and can be mounted horizontally or.. read more →

Special Considerations in the Provision of Fendering — Vessels with bulbous bows Vessels with hulls fitted with bulbous bows pose a greater collision hazard to most berth structures than vessels with a conventional forefoot design. Where such vessels are to be berthed, the underwater geometry of the bow section has to be considered in addition.. read more →

Berthing Reactions and Load Distribution Berthing reactions are a function of the berthing energy and the deformation characteristics of the fender system. 1. Berthing loads should be distributed in such a manner that: a) contact pressures on the ship’s hull are kept within acceptable limits; b) direct contact between hull and berth structure is prevented;.. read more →

Berthing Energies in Ferry and Ro-Ro Berths The three modes of berthing for ferries and Ro-Ro ships in common use are as follows: a) making a transverse approach to berth alongside a quay and using the ship’s own ramps for vehicle access; b) making a transverse approach to a row of breasting dolphins and after.. read more →

21 Apr 2015
April 21, 2015

Golden Rules of Berthing

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Golden Rules of Berthing There are certain actions that a master should always take before and during berthing. The most important rules are: 1. Slow speed 2. Controlled approach 3. Planning 4. Team work 5. Checking equipment — Bridge team The master must ensure that all ships personnel are familiar with the expected approach to.. read more →

21 Apr 2015
April 21, 2015

Principles of Berthing

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Principles of Berthing A large ship about to berth should be brought, by tugs and/or the use of her engines, to a position in front of her berth and stopped dead a short distance off, parallel to her berth. The layout out of her moorings to the berth mooring points will then commence. The term.. read more →

Top 1 General Principles of Fendering — Provision of fendering It has been the practice in some ports not to provide fendering to berths other than simple timber rubbing strips, particularly where they are situated in sheltered locations such as impounded dock basins. The trend to the use of larger vessels and the siting of.. read more →