Marine Fenders International’s has engineered and manufactured the Ocean Guard Donut fenders for the New SeaLink ferry terminal in Auckland, New Zealand.
The ferry terminal will support the upcoming 36th America’s Cup in March 2021. The Marine Fenders International Ocean Guard Donut fenders consist of 14 Donut Fenders 12, each 6.6in in diameter and 11in flat in length and 2, each 9in in diameter and 5.5in flat in length.
The 9in-diameter fenders were outfitted with external netting of reinforced plastic lumber and heavy-duty chains. The netting is designed to absorb and transmit the heavy impacts of the berthing ferry. Additionally, each of the Ocean Guard Donut fenders are equipped with independent mooring crown, which provides all-tide mooring capabilities.