Trelleborg Marine Systems is the Platinum sponsor of PIANC’s 2018 Congress, which takes place in Panama City, Panama from May 7th – 11th, 2018. As well as headline sponsorship of the event, the company’s President, Richard Hepworth, will present to Congress delegates about the future of the industry and PIANC’s role within it.
Tommy Guldhammer-Mikkelsen, Managing Director at Trelleborg Marine Systems Denmark, will give a technical presentation on Future Ports and Piloting in Panama. Mishra Kumar, Global Technical Director, will present on the importance of performance verification in marine fenders, and a new test process for ensuring performance verification is carried out effectively and accurately.
On stand, Trelleborg Marine System will feature its new and improved online tool for simplified fender selection. The updated tool encompasses several enhanced features, designed to allow users to select and specify the most appropriate fender for their application.
In addition to an existing Vessel Berthing Energy Calculator and Fender Selection Tool, the tool’s new capabilities include:
o A Fender Specification Generator
o A Bollard Specification Generator
o A Fender System Selector for Ship-to-Ship Applications
The tool allows users to ensure fender selection meets required energy specification and has been developed in accordance with PIANC guidelines and British Standards. This is to ensure top quality and compliant solutions.
To learn more about the PIANC Congress, visit http://www.pianc2018.com/
If you are attending the PIANC Congress, try out the new Fender Tool at our booth (#27-28) by registering here