Monday, November 12th, 2012
When QuayQuip’s design engineers were asked to create Cone Fender systems for Berth 7 at Geraldton, West Australia, they were faced with an interesting challenge.
Berth 7 would be fitted with Cavotec mooring systems. The gap between units along the quay front was too cramped for conventional chain and anchor designs. The concrete shell design of the quay also meant that the ‘cone’ of shear forces must be begin far back into the finished structure: something that even the best conventional anchor systems could not achieve. A novel design was called for.LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle +1EmailMoreStumbleUponDiggTumblrRedditPocket