A Breasting Dolphin for Berthing Supertankers

by J.M. Weis,
V. Blancato,


Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 3, Pg. 183-196


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Design of flexible dolphin type structure, using high tensile steel cylinders, for berthing 100,000 ton supertankers in deep-water locations; application of gravity type fender system; energy absorption qualities of both dolphin and fender system; design criteria for various site conditions; energy calculations; prefabrication of frame and fender units reduces construction costs; system permits simultaneous berthing of vessels.



Subject Headings: Offshore structures | Sustainable development | Fenders | Steel structures | Construction sites | Steel construction | Steel frames | Tensile structures

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