FATIGUE OF CORRODED CHAINS
FATIGUE OF CORRODED CHAINS. FoCCs JIP
To extend the industry effort to derive a methodology for assessing the remaining strength and fatigue life of corroded chain links.
To issue some guidance for performing reliable FEA of chain links to assess remaining fatigue endurance.
To provide a more rational basis to improve industry guidance on mooring line replacement criteria for life extension / continuation.
ABS, Amog Consulting, Asian Star, Chevron, DNVGL, Equinor, ExxonMobil, Feubo, Genesis Engineering, iSeaConsulting, Lateral, Principia, Shell, Sofec, Zheng Mao and Vicinay Marine Innovación.