Thursday, January 31, 2013


  • Generally fender main objectives is to protect the ships hull from damage and it is used to absorb the kinetic energy of a boat or vessel berthing against a jetty, quay wall or other vessel.
  • It is the interface between a ship and the shore facilities.
  • Raw material of fender is rubber.
  • There are two types of fenders first one is ship to quay, and another one is ship-to-ship.
  • Properties of rubber fenders are energy absorption, hull pressure and reaction force and the elasticity of air to absorb energy.

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