The Smarter Approach

Trelleborg Qingdao celebrates 10-year anniversary with renaming to reflect offering evolution

Oct 14, 2019

Trelleborg Qingdao, which recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary since its inception, has long supported the operation’s commitment to developing innovative, cost-effective solutions that enhance safety, efficiency and sustainability. Therefore, it is with great delight that the facility has officially been renamed Trelleborg Marine Engineering (Qingdao) Co. Ltd, to reflect the evolution of its operations.

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Type Approval and fender performance verification

Oct 08, 2019

As vessel sizes get larger, the importance of mission critical equipment like fenders becomes even more vital.

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Velocity factors: its creation and relation to strain rate & chemical composition

Sep 30, 2019

Currently, fender performance data in catalogs is presented either in constant velocity (CV) with a compression velocity of 0.33-1.33 mm/s, or Rated Performance Data (RPD). CV performance data is multiplied by velocity factor (VF) (calculated at 150 mm/s) to convert to RPD. However, there is rarely advice on the creation of velocity factors and effects of velocity on the CV performance data within the catalog.

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Thermo-Gravimetric Analysis (TGA): a vital test for rubber fender chemical composition and quality control

Sep 23, 2019

High-quality fenders are essential to the safety and efficiency of port operations, protecting vessels and terminals alike. But, until recently, understanding chemical composition in rubber fenders was not practiced in the industry due to a lack of suitable tests and specifications.

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Trelleborg welcomes PIANC's plans for the evolution of fender best practice

Jul 03, 2019

Trelleborg’s marine and infrastructure operation recently hosted PIANC’s Working Group (WG) 211 in our manufacturing facility in Qingdao, China, and discussed the evolution of fender design best practice.

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Showing support for the world's largest Ocean Cleanup

Jun 28, 2019

As a socially responsible company, Trelleborg is committed to help facilitate a more sustainable future for our planet by addressing the problems caused by excessive plastic waste. This has recently seen Trelleborg’s marine and infrastructure operation supporting The Ocean Cleanup and its bid to rid the world’s oceans of plastic.

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Trelleborg discusses performance verification of marine fenders

Jun 07, 2019

Trelleborg’s marine and infrastructure operation will deliver a presentation on marine fender performance verification at this year’s Biennial Technical Event (BTV) PIANC conference. We’re very proud to be the main sponsor of the event.

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Trelleborg Facilitates Singapore Cruise Centre Redevelopment

Apr 30, 2019

Trelleborg’s marine and infrastructure operation supplied its SCK Cell Fenders as part of a project undertaken by the Singapore Cruise Centre to upgrade its infrastructure to accommodate the latest generation of cruise vessels at its international cruise terminal.

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