- Model NO.: Ship Fender
- with Chain and Tire Net: Yokohama Type
- Certification: BV, ISO9001, CCS
- Specification: CCS, LR, ISO17357: 2002, ABS, BV, DNV
- HS Code: 40169500
- Material: Rubber
- Usage: Protection
- Trademark: Evergreen Maritime
- Origin: China
Inflatable ship fender is made of synthetic-cord-reinforced rubber sheet with compressed air inside to enable it to float on the water and work as a protective medium. Therefore, inflatable rubber fender serves as a critical protective medium against collision when ship-to-ship (STS) transfer operations and ship-to-dock (STD) berthing and mooring operations.
Inflatable ship fender have the advantages of massive energy absorption with low unit surface pressure acted upon the ship. So inflatable ship fender has become an ideal ship protection medium used extensively by large tankers, LPG vessels, ocean platforms, bulk carriers and floating structures, large docks, harbor and wharfs.
2. Classifications of inflatable ship fender
Initial Internal Pressure Rating
There are two initial pressure rating for Evergreen inflatable ship fender:
A) Pneumatic 50 (Initial internal pressure 50 kPa)
B) Pneumatic 80 (Initial internal pressure 80 kPa)
3. Fender Type of inflatable ship fender
There are two types for inflatable rubber fender:
A) Net-type Fenders
The fender is covered by a protection net consisting of either chain, wire or fiber and usually with tires or rubber sleeves.
B) Sling type
The fender is designed to be used without a protection net. It's easy to hand because of their lightweight.