SINGLE POINT MOORING - NEW CHEVRON REQUIREMENTS

Owners of ships under construction before 2009 are encouraged to consider fittings bow chain stoppers with the recommendation for  new ship.  Chevron terminals have recently introduced new requirements for tankers calling their SPM facilities.

A brief description of the differences between new and existing ships is as follows :

SWL of Bow Chain Stoppers and associated;

Distance of bow chain stoppers inboard from bow fairlead; 

Number of pedestal rollers used to guide the mooring pick-up rope;

Angle of change of direction around all Rollers shall not exceed 900


In case that you are interesting, please get in touch with our office(see relevant brochure).