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Foam Fenders: Trelleborg calls for sea change in testing.

In News, Ports & Logistics by s.holz

For five years Trelleborg Marine Systems has put foam fenders under the spotlight, researching their production and testing. The results of this research have now been issued as a white paper called “Smart Foam Technology”. Foam fenders are currently seen as a commodity product, one that requires little specification and engineering. …

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Trelleborg report: Failure to inspect fenders causes unscheduled downtime

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In 2015, there was an increase in the amount of unscheduled downtime ports endured because of problems with their fenders, a report has revealed. Trelleborg’s barometer report surveyed port owners, operators, contractors and consultants across the world and found that 60% of them have experienced unscheduled downtime due to fender …

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Highlights of the Trelleborg Barometer Report

In News by s.holz

This year, Trelleborg explored the issues, challenges and opportunities that the marine industry is facing, and where applicable has taken a look back over the last five years to see how attitudes to investment, maintenance and quality have changed over time. CAPEX AND OPEX UP AS PREDICTED – Spend has …