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Marine Fenders

No one safeguards your marine assets the way we do!

Fenders provide long life to the boats and ports. Imagine an American Football player without his protective or rather say poorly designed and manufactured protective in the game. Fenders are that mandatory and should be engineered to fit the purpose as it absorb the kinetic energy of a berthing vessel in a very dynamic marine environment and thus prevent damage to the vessel or the berthing structure.

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Mooring Bollards

We don’t make safety, we make safety better.

TEKMARINE Mooring bollards are designed using FEA analysis. Material & shapes are optimized for the best performance and usage. TEKMARINE Bollards are available in a wide range of shapes, load capacity, and materials, as every port’s geographical, environmental and operational requirements are unique and thus no single combination can satisfy all customers.

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  • TLE Element Fender

    TLE Element Fenders are single-piece molded units with embedded mounting plates. Ideal for restricted spaces, they are easy to install and need little maintenance.

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  • TCN Cone Fender

    The TCN Cone Fender is one of the most advanced molded units available. The fender’s conical shape is self-centering, which keeps it stable at large compression angles. The TCN resists high shear forces and can handle large panel weights. This means there is less need for complex chain systems.

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  • TWF Wheel Fenders

    TekMarine TWF Wheel Fenders guide vessels safely into berths and narrow channels, such as dry-docks or lock entrances, or around corners. On contact, the wheel slides back against concealed rollers for higher energy absorption than a traditional Roller Fender and a very low rolling resistance.

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  • TCL Cell Fender

    The TCL Cell Fender is a proven design that protects thousands of harbors around the world. Its cylindrical body resists overloading without sacrificing shear resistance.

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  • What are Marine Fenders

    Fenders provide long life to the boats and ports. Imagine an American Football player without his protective or rather say poorly designed and manufactured protective in the game. Fenders are that mandatory and should be engineered to fit the purpose as it absorb the kinetic energy of a berthing vessel in a very dynamic marine environment and thus prevent damage to the vessel or the berthing structure.

    Marine fender industry has traveled a long way from wood logs and old tires to modern semi-mechanical fender systems such as TPMF Parallel Motion Fender.

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  • Parallel Motion Fender

    The Parallel Motion Fender is a self-contained, fully engineered fender system. It can lower reaction to under half that of conventional fender systems. Even at high berthing angles and varying impact levels, the panel is held vertical and there is little or no loss of energy absorption.

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  • TRA Arch Fender

    TRA Arch Fenders are single piece rubber units. The simplest version has a plain rubber face and can be installed almost anywhere. An optional embedded steel plate allows mounting behind pilings, or for UHMW-PE facings (p28) or steel plates to be attached.

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  • TPA Arch Fender

    TRA Arch Fenders are single piece rubber units. The simplest version has a plain rubber face and can be installed almost anywhere. An optional embedded steel plate allows mounting behind pilings, or for UHMW-PE facings (p28) or steel plates to be attached.

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  • TCY Cylindrical Fender

    Cylindrical Fenders have been a popular choice for many decades. TekMarine TCL Cylindrical Fenders come in many sizes and configurations, are easy to install and will last for years with minimal maintenance.

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  • Foam Fender Technology

    The same advanced materials technology goes into every TekMarine foam fender and buoy. A filament-reinforced
    outer layer shields the closed-cell polyethylene foam core. While the fender’s skin shrugs off wear and tear, the
    foam provides buoyancy and absorbs berthing energy.

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  • TGF TekGuard Foam Fender

    TekGuard Foam Fenders are used for ship-to-ship maneuvers and quayside protection. Their tough, non-marking skins come in white, naval gray and high visibility colors. They resist UV and ozone damage and will not
    deflate or sink.

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  • TDF Donut Fender

    TDF Donut Fenders guide vessels at lock entrances, berth approaches and turning points. The donut floats around a tubular pile and follows changes in the water level.

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  • TPF Pneumatic Fenders

    TekMarine TPF Pneumatic Fenders are highly successful for ship-to-ship operations and for high tidal ranges. They provide temporary or permanent protection and are simple to deploy. Their low hull pressure and reaction, rough weather performance and durability make them favorites for naval use.

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  • THF Hydropneumatic Fenders

    TekMarine THF Hydro pneumatic Fenders are designed for vessels, such as submarines, that make contact with fenders below the waterline.

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  • TRF Roller Fenders

    TekMarine TRF Roller Fenders are often used to protect lock and dry-dock entrances and narrow channels, and for effective corner protection. The bearings are made from stainless steel and a low-friction composite, and sit
    safely inside a rugged steel casing. The design allows for minimal rolling resistance and years of safe operation with little maintenance.

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  • Extruded Fenders

    Extruded Fenders are used for smaller vessels and lighter applications. They are usually bolted to the structure,
    either through the top or sides of the fender. Available in various sections including D and square, they can be
    supplied in almost any length then cut and drilled as needed.

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  • HD-PE Sliding Fenders

    TekMarine HD-PE Fenders are durable, low friction facings that wear better and last far longer than traditional timbers. HD-PE does not rot, split or suffer from marine borers.

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  • Composite Fenders

    Composite Fenders combine a rubber body permanently bonded to a low-friction UHMW-PE face pad. The rubber
    body absorbs berthing energy while the facing reduces shear forces.

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  • UHMW-PE Facings

    TekMarine protects every fender panel with top quality UHMW-PE (Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene) facings. Impact resistant and very low in friction, UHMW-PE allows vessels to move smoothly past a
    fender system without snagging or abrasion. It is also popular for heavy duty impact protection where fenders are not required.

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  • Tug Cylindrical Fenders

    Modern tugs frequently use large cylindrical fenders as their main pushing fenders to bow and stern. The rounded section maintains a constant contact against flared vessel hulls, and work just as well with straight-sided vessels.

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  • M Fenders

    The large, flexible faces of M-Fenders exert low hull pressures when pushing vessels. They are grooved for a soft and flexible contact face, which firmly grips the vessel’s hull. The M-Fender attaches securely to the tug via fixing pins running through each of its three legs.

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  • W Fenders

    One of the world’s most popular tug fender designs, the W-Fender is built for extreme conditions. Its open-bore profile makes installation simple around almost any hull shape.

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  • Block Fenders

    The Block Fender’s instantly recognizable ‘keyhole’ section handles the most demanding tug operations.

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  • Anchors and Fixings

    A fender system relies on the best quality fixings and accessories to perform properly. Large or heavy-duty fenders need chain systems to manage shear, tension and weight.

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  • Rubber Properties

    Every TekMarine rubber fender unit uses the highest quality Natural Rubber (NR) or Styrene-butadiene (SBR) based
    compounds.

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  • Tolerances

    Standard manufacturing and performance tolerances apply to all TekMarine fenders. TekMarine may agree to
    smaller tolerances in special cases.

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  • Design Considerations

    Testing molded1 and wrapped cylindrical2 fenders is conducted in-house, with an option for third party witnessing,
    using full size fenders in accordance with the PIANC 20023 guidelines below.

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  • Fender Testing

    Testing molded1 and wrapped cylindrical2 fenders is conducted in-house, with an option for third party witnessing,
    using full size fenders in accordance with the PIANC 20023 guidelines below.

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  • Profile D and Square Fender

    TDD, TSD, TDC and TSC Profile Fenders are used for smaller vessels, Tug Boat and lighter applications. They are usually bolted to the structure, either through the top or sides of the fender. Available in various sections including D shape, Square shape and Wing type, they can be supplied in almost any length then cut and drilled as needed.

    Key features:

    – Available in many heights and widths
    – Almost any length is possible

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  • Composite Fender

    Composite Fenders combine a rubber body permanently bonded to a low-friction UHMW-PE face pad. The rubber body absorbs berthing energy while the facing reduced shear forces.
    Key Features:
    – Low friction
    – High shear resistance
    – Easy to machine and install
    – Large range of sizes

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  • Single Bitt Bollard

    One of the most popular bollard type within North and Latin American region. Over a period of time, Single Bitt bollard (very often also referred as pillar type bollard) has seen many improvements in design. TEKMARINE offers all popular sizes for Single Bitt type bollards.

     

    Bollard Capacity (Metric Tonnes)

    TSB-10
    TSB-15
    TSB-20
    TSB-30
    TSB-50
    TSB-75
    TSB-100
    TSB-125
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  • Double Bitt Bollard

    Double Bitt bollard is a direct improvisation of Single Bitt type bollard offering comfort of multiple mooring line secured without compromising the mooring line of neighboring vessel. Due to its design with slop at an angle, it very well facilitates spring line of the ship. TEKMARINE provides complete range of Double Bitt bollards.

     

    Bollard Capacity (Metric Tonnes)

    TDB-10
    TDB-15
    TDB-20
    TDB-30
    TDB-50
    TDB-75
    TDB-100
    TDB-125
    TDB-150
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  • TEE Head Bollard

    An optimized shape and design providing the ability to accommodate the mooring lines at much higher angles compared to a Single Bitt or Double Bitt bollard. In the time of Port’s commercial space becoming an expensive affair, its compact design and ability to be used with wide range and type of ships makes it as the most popular design worldwide.

    TEKMARINE is able to offer the widest range from 10t to 200t load capacity bollard as standard product.

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  • Stag Horn Head Bollard

    A direct improvisation of traditional double bitt bollard’s functionality. TEKMARINE TSH Stag Horn type bollard can accommodate multiple line in a single bollard with ability to accommodate significantly high line load angles. This is an ideal choice of bollard where high tidal variation is present or a multi-purpose jetty which is used by vessels with very high free board such Passenger vessel or RoRo and very low free board vessels such as barges. Available bollard size are.

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About us

We bring experienced approach backed by a team of professionals, assocaites and partners with decades of proficiency within the industry. TEKMARINE Systems LLC offers its ship-to-shore engineered solutions and services to our worldwide customers from its base in the United States.

We design, manufacture and supply advanced marine fendering and mooring systems to ports, harbors, dry-docks, ship and boat owners – operators, and waterways across the world.

Our sole objective is to undertake business activities in ethical manner to earn reasonable profits by making our customer’s business more profitable with timely projects delivery of most cost efficient quality designed products & solutions engineered based on active consulting with customer to meet their operational needs, minimize downtime with easy to install and maintain systems which are manufactured using premium grade material which are tested at various stages of production through strict quality control systems ensures longer service life reducing capital expenditure on future replacement & unscheduled maintenance.

TEKMARINE is equiped with highly qualified engineers, project executors and manufacturing professionals who uses industry’s best know-how in designing and manufaturing the product solutions to meet or exceed the customer requirements. Our manufacturing facilities are ISO9001, ISO14001, and ISO28001 certified and products are produced in accordance with project specification and approved designs-drawings using international standards such as ASTM, EN, JIS, AS etc. The manufactring facility is equiped with modern test presses capable of fender performance test to PIANC2002-Apendix A, or ASTM F2192-05, and ISO17357:2002.

We deal in focused product line, Tek has exceptional knowledge in. We believe in offering a full support at every step from the beginning to the installation continuing with after care service helps to give the highest level of security.

We are prepared to supply for every kind of berths, jetties, waterways, passenger terminals, bulk and RoRo ports, container ports, Oil and Gas installation, naval facillities, offshore berths etc using fender solution range from simple modules to the most skilled engineered systems.

We welcome you to our website and belive your journey to navigate will be easy, informative and fruitful. We look forward to hearing from you.

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