Marine Fenders has supplied the fendering system for Pier 13 at the US Naval Base in San Diego, California. The primary fendering system for the project consisted of two different sizes of Ocean Guard netless foam-filled fenders.
Marine Fenders manufactured and supplied 20 20ft-long Ocean Guard Netless foam-filled fenders with a 6ft diameter and 14 20ft-long Ocean Guard Netless foam-filled fenders with an 8ft diameter.
According to PIANC, Marine Fenders International has type approval for the Ocean Guard foam fenders and is also ISO 9001-2015 QMS-certified.
Some of the main construction features of Ocean Guard fenders include a thermally laminated closed-cell cross-linked polyethene energy-absorbing foam, ultra-heavy-duty integral independent swivel-end fittings, which are internally connected with a heavy-duty stud link chain, and a superior nylon filament reinforced non-construction marking UV-resistant urethane skin. The nylon reinforcing is continuous throughout 80%-90% of the initial skin thickness.