Advances in Berthing and Mooring of Ships and Offshore by F. Vasco Costa (auth.), Eivind Bratteland (eds.) PDF
By F. Vasco Costa (auth.), Eivind Bratteland (eds.)
Two earlier NATO complex research Institutes (ASI) on berthing and mooring of ships were held; the 1st in Lisboa, Portugal in 1965, and the second one at Wallingford, England in 1973. those ASls have contributed considerably to the lower than status and improvement of fenders and mooring, as have works by way of Oil businesses overseas Marine discussion board (1978) and PIANC (1984). advancements in send sizes and construction of latest really good terminals at very uncovered destinations have necessitated additional advances within the mixed mooring and fendering expertise. Exploration and exploitation of the continental cabinets have additionally led to new and difficult difficulties, advancements and recommendations. Offshore actions and advancements have in fluenced and better wisdom approximately either ships and different floating buildings that are berthed and/or moored less than quite a few environmental stipulations. The scope of this ASI was once to offer fresh advances in berth ing and mooring of ships and mooring of floating offshore constructions, targeting types and instruments to be had with a view in the direction of defense and aid of frequencies and effects of accidents.
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This is the most effective method. It is described in the following paragraph. Pretension of Mooring Lines Pretension of mooring lines is a means of pressing the ship against the fenders so as to utilize fender friction, and fender and line energy absorption, to reduce ship motions and thereby lower forces in mooring lines. A reduction in mooring forces allows a reduction in the number of mooring lines. Pretension is a modern term for the common practice of tightening someof the ship's moorings at the time of mooring the ship against a fixed berth.
It should be recognized that it would be highly unlikely that the loads assumed by the shorebased lines would be equal, unless the lines were pretensioned to the same extent. This pretensioning would not be likely, unless the wires were on shorebased winches. A strong expression of the importance of pretension of mooring lines is found in Wood (29) who says: "Pretensioning is a modern term for the common practice of tightening some of the ship's mooring lines at the time of mooring a ship against a fixed berth.
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Advances in Berthing and Mooring of Ships and Offshore Structures by F. Vasco Costa (auth.), Eivind Bratteland (eds.)