ASL SHIPYARD

BOLLARD PULL TEST PROCEDURE

BOLLARD PULL TEST PROCEDURE

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19/11/2009 DATE

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Doc.No: ASL/QP/QA/XI/09/001 PREPARED CHECKED REVIEWED REVIEWED

Mey Rudy Heru P.`

QA/QC Dept. Sect.Head of QA/QC Dept.

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to be advised (TBA). b. g. Hydrometer. 3. Part 5 Chapter 8 Appendix 2: Guidelines for Bollard Pull Test Procedure. fixed point ashore. LEPS Wireless Handheld 150Mton Tensile Load cell (Wireless Module/Reflector) DATA LOGGER PC LEPS Wireless Load cell System Page 2 of 8 Fig. Steel wire rope.1.ASL SHIPYARD BOLLARD PULL TEST PROCEDURE BOLLARD PULL TEST PROCEDURE 0. d. Telemetry indicator: LEPS Model/Type: TDM-8 s/n:1000412990 & 100412998 cap. Radio (handy talkie). e. 2. ABS Rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessel under 90 meters (295 feet) in Length. LEPS 150Mton Wireless Bollard Pull Test System Configuration . c. LEPS Wireless Load cell System. Part 5 Chapter 8 Section 6: Tests. Safety All personnel engaged in testing shall be informed about the risks and consequences of wire (steel wire rope or nylon) failure and keep stay aware during testing. Reference Documents ∼ Class Requirements & Guidelines. 4. Any change load cell model/type if applicable. PC data logging (Laptop) & printer. TBA). 2. Equipments a. data logger. . wireless module/reflector. Load cell: LEPS Model/Type: TLC150T s/n:712701 cap. 4. TBA). wireless handheld. Bollard.150T. Purpose This test procedure describes the guidance for bollard pull test on PT.150T. with soft loop (capacities. 1(one) set calibrated load cell (dynamometer): 1. Test data reading should be easily read from a safe location or a remote readout.ASL Shipyard Indonesia to the intended safe & proper operating condition as required. 3. Thermometer. Bow Bolt & Nut Shackle (capacities. • • • ABS Rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessel under 90 meters (295 feet) in Length. a two-way voice communication system. And or other Class requirements/guidelines if applicable.

Move the towing vessel to the required position that describe in 5. Test Preparation Re-check all load cell units. 5. sufficient power & function able. Observe the load cell position in suitable condition in way vessel movement during testing. current speed should be 1 knot or less in any direction. load cell telemetry. Test Procedure 5. amidship & after. Towline length = 2 x LOA Load cell Water depth under keel = 2 x D amidship Fig. The draft of towing vessel should be equal to or deeper than ballast condition. by secure connections. The bollard pull test should be held in a location of reasonably sheltered from wind. free from other objects what obstruct load cell capabilities. or such that it does not measurably affect the bollard pull result. 4.ASL SHIPYARD BOLLARD PULL TEST PROCEDURE 5. 7. Test Condition Requirements 1. load cell. 5. 2. in 2 ways: to the bollard (fixed point) and to towing vessel wire rope (tow hawser). Check & record sea water density & temperature.1. Wind speed should be 10 knot or less.1. fitted load cell in suitable horizontal position with 2 bolt & nut shackles. Load cell installation.2. Sea condition should be calm. tide and wave. not in twisting position. Bollard Pull Testing 1. current. Towline length should be at least 2x ship length (LOA). Vessel should be on even keel or trimmed to the intended operating condition in tow. 5. The depth of water under the keel in testing area should be at least 2x vessel draft at amidship (D). 3.1. Recommended minimum towline length and water depth under keel Page 3 of 8 . 6. but need not be down to the summer load line mark. Check & record the towing vessel draft condition: fore.3. ensure all equipments in proper connection. data logger & LEPS program in laptop.

4. 9. the ashore officer should be send a response by said “Start recording now!” and push the “Start Log” button displayed on the computer. ∼ Tension load reading & calculation: Average & Maximum value. 10. When measurement completed. 75% & 110%) if applicable. Page 4 of 8 . 7. Onboard officer should be said “Start recording now!” on the radio communication to command measurement starting. 5. Testing condition when tension load recording should be recorded by onboard officer and informed to ashore officer for documentation.: ∼ Wind speed ∼ Current speed ∼ Towline length ∼ Water depth under keel 5.ASL SHIPYARD towing vessel in steady condition. the operating condition for bollard pull test measurement and or other required condition (MCR 50%. ∼ ∼ Test time: Start. Confirmation is required from onboard bollard pull test officer to the ashore officer to start measurement & recording the tension load reading. it is load tension recording ended. the ashore officer should be informed to onboard officer by said “Completed recording!” and push the “Stop Log” button displayed on the computer. Recording & Documentation All tension loads reading in time duration measurement displayed. i. End & Duration. When onboard confirmation is accepted.4. 1(one) unit Telemetry Indicator should be placed on bridge for load reading reference onboard. Gradually increased main engine load to maximum continuous rpm (MCR 100%). Duration of bollard pull test measurement is 5~10 minutes or other duration if applicable. Vessel name. it is load tension recording begin. ∼ IMO No.e. Smoothly extend wire rope to avoid instantaneous spike tension load reading and maintain 3. Continuous load cell reading from ashore should be informed to the onboard bollard pull test officer for reference to determining vessel steady condition with continuous steady tension load reading indication. BOLLARD PULL TEST PROCEDURE 2. Load tension reading displayed as long measurement duration should be informed continuously to the onboard by ashore officer. ∼ Builder. 8. 11. Data is displayed on the report form as below: ∼ Tension load reading every time interval. ∼ Hull No. 6. recorded and calculated by LEPS Bollard Pull computer’s program.

018 Current Speed : 0.1 Knot Wind speed : 11 Knot Length of Tow wire : 370 Meters Water depth : 15 Meters Average Bollard Pull : 70.0 M Temperature of water : 29º C Density of water : 1.8 M Draft (Aft) : 5. 1. Report 1 BUILDER : ASL Marine Ahead Pull (Use Astern Winch) Draft (Fwd) : 4.9 Metric Tonnages Representatives (Owner) / Date (Surveyors) / Date (Yard) / Date Shipyard Layout Page 5 of 8 .6 M Draft (Mean) : 4. : 9444118 Attachment 1. : H. 2.864 IMO NO. ∼ Sea water density. Report should be signed off by all parties representative: ASL. BOLLARD PULL MEASUREMENT Attachments: TEST REPORT FOR 100% Bollard Pull Test Report (Page 1 of 2) Bollard Pull Test Report (Page 2 of 2) VESSEL NAME : KATHY K HULL NO. ∼ Length of tow wire (Towline Length). Class & Client.ASL SHIPYARD ∼ BOLLARD PULL TEST PROCEDURE Draft (Fwd.6 Metric Tonnages Maximum Bollard Pull : 71. ∼ Current speed ∼ Wind speed. 3. ∼ Sea water temperature. Mid & Aft). ∼ Water depth under keel.

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