Offshore Mooring Island for Supertankers

by V. Blancato,
J.H. Finger,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 4, Pg. 1-18

Document Type: Journal Paper


Design of new resilient marine fender that utilizes gravity and friction, and its application to 2 types of offshore breasting platforms for berthing supertankers; analysis of energy absorption capacity of fender and stability of platforms when subjected to berthing impact and winds of gale force.

Subject Headings: Mooring | Islands | Fenders | Sustainable development | Gravity forces | Friction | Offshore platforms | Absorption

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