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Mooring chain

Fendercare Marine’s strong and reliable stud link chain and fittings are available for a range of anchor and mooring applications. Our high-quality marine chains and fittings can suit any customer requirements and operations.

All marine chains and fittings are manufactured to internationally agreed standards, with product integrity verified by all the major class societies, and either has a painted or galvanised finish as required.

All marine mooring chains and fittings are manufactured to internationally agreed standards.

Mooring chain suppliers

The stud link chains are supplied in a number of different material grades, with grade 2 and 3 being the most common for ships’ equipment and buoy moorings, while other grades such as ORQ and R4 have applications within the offshore industry.

Manufactured to internationally agreed standards, our stud link chain product integrity is verified by all the major class societies – Lloyd’s Register (LR), American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Det Norske Veritas (DNV GL) etc.

Mooring chain size chart

Please find all technical information relating to our range of mooring chains in the the epxanding table below.

Stud link anchor chain

Stud link anchor chain (A3-10008)

Stud link chain is available in sizes from 12.5mm diameter to in excess of 120mm.

Stud link anchor chain typical dimensions:

Dia. mm Dia. in Approximate minimum mass kg per 27.5m Approximate minimum mass kg per m Grade 2 proof load (tonne) Grade 2 break load (tonne) Grade 3 proof load (tonne) Grade 3 break load (tonne)
12.5 1/2 110 4 6.7 9.4 9.4 13.5
14 9/16 130 4.7 8.4 11.8 11.8 16.8
16 5/8 170 6.2 10.9 15.3 15.3 22
17.5 11/16 180 6.5 13 18.3 18.3 26.1
19 3/4 220 8 15.3 21.5 21.5 30.7
20.5 13/16 260 9.4 17.8 24.9 24.9 35.6
22 7/8 300 10.9 20.4 28.6 28.6 40.9
24 15/16 340 12.4 24.2 33.9 33.9 48.5
26 1 405 14.7 28.3 39.7 39.7 56.7
28 1 1/8 475 17.3 32.7 45.8 45.8 65.5
30 1 3/16 545 19.8 37.5 52.4 52.4 74.9
32 1 1/4 615 22.4 42.5 59.4 59.4 84.9
34 1 5/16 690 25.1 47.7 66.8 66.8 95.5
36 1 7/16 775 28.2 53.3 74.6 74.6 107.0
38 1 1/12 860 31.3 59.3 82.8 82.8 118.0
40 1 9/16 950 34.5 65.3 91.4 91.4 131.0
42 1 5/8 1040 37.8 71.7 100.0 100.0 143.0
44 1130 41.1 78.4 110.0 110.0 157.0
46 1 13/16 1240 45.1 85.3 119.0 119.0 171.0
48 1 7/8 1345 48.9 92.6 130.0 130.0 185.0
50 2 1455 52.9 100.0 140.0 140.0 200.0
52 2 1/16 1575 57.3 108.0 151.0 151.0 215.0
54 2 1/8 1690 61.4 116.0 162.0 162.0 231.0
56 2 3/16 1810 65.8 124.0 174.0 174.0 248.0
58 2 5/16 1945 70.7 132.0 185.0 185.0 265.0
60 2 3/8 2075 75.4 141.0 198.0 198.0 282.0
62 2 7/16 2220 80.7 150.0 210.0 210.0 300.0
64 2 1/2 2370 86.2 159.0 223.0 223.0 319.0
66 2 5/8 2525 91.8 169.0 236.0 236.0 337.0
68 2 11/16 2685 97.6 178.0 250.0 250.0 357.0
70 2 3/4 2850 103.6 188.0 263.0 263.0 376.0
73 2 7/8 3100 112.7 203.0 285.0 285.0 407.0
76 3 3360 122.2 219.0 307.0 307.0 438.0
78 3 1/8 3535 128.5 230.0 322.0 322.0 459.0
81 3 3/16 3820 138.9 246.0 345.0 345.0 492.0
84 3 5/16 4105 149.3 263.0 368.0 368.0 526.0
87 3 7/16 4405 160.2 280.0 393.0 393.0 561.0
90 3 9/16 4705 171.1 298.0 417.0 417.0 596.0
92 3 5/8 4905 178.4 310.0 434.0 434.0 620.0
94 3 3/4 5210 189.4 329.0 460.0 460.0 657.0
97 3 13/16 5425 197.3 341.0 477.0 477.0 682.0

Kenter joining link

Kenter joining link (A3-10010)

The kenter joining link is a simple connecting link that’s the most frequently used connector for mooring lines where the terminations are the same dimensions. The kenter type connector is not typically used in permanent mooring installations.

Kenter joining link dimensions:

Size D (mm) Weight (kg)
12.5 0.39
14 0.51
16 0.62
19 1.0
22 1.7
26 2.5
28 3.7
32 4.8
34 5.5
38 8.1
40 9.0
44 12.5
48 15
50 18
54 22
58 28
60 30
64 38
68 44
70 46
73 51
76 58
78 65
84 84
86 94
90 105
92 110
95 115
98 135
102 160

Swivel forerunner

Bow and eye swivel (A3-10023)

Fendercare Marine’s bow and eye swivels help to relieve any twist and torque on the mooring line of vessels of offshore floating assets.

Bow and eye swivel dimensions:

Size d (mm) Weight (kg)
12.5 0.39
14 0.51
16 0.62
19 1.0
22 1.7
26 2.5
28 3.7
32 4.8
34 5.5
38 8.1
40 9.0
44 12.5
48 15
50 18
54 22
58 28
60 30
64 38
68 44
70 46
73 51
76 58
78 65
84 84
86 94
90 105
92 110
95 115
98 135
102 160

D-end anchor shackle

D-end anchor shackle (A3-10019)

Our D-end shackles are available in a range of sizes to suit various offshore applications as required, for both temporary and permanent moorings.

D-end anchor shackle dimensions:

Chain size (mm) Weight (kg)
19 2.5
22 3.8
26 6.0
30 9
32 11.3
34 13.6
38 19.8
42 25.8
44 31.9
48 38.8
52 45
54 50
58 65
60 70
64 82
68 94
70 108
73 124
76 141
78 150
84 189
87 218
90 243
92 256
95 290
100 335
102 350
107 410
111 445
114 475
117 505
122 550

Intermediate sizes are also available eg. 24, 28, 36 mm, etc.

Jaw and jaw swivel

Jaw and jaw swivel (A3-10024)

Fendercare Marine supplies jaw and jaw swivels for mooring line tensioning and to help reduce rotation. The jaw swivels are also suitable for frequent rotation under load.

Jaw and jaw swivel dimensions:

Chain size (mm) Weight (kg)
54 120
57 156
60 200
64 258
68 303
70 330
73 361
76 394
84 493
90 600
95 700
102 970
105 1060
108 1170
114 1440
120 1650

Pear-shaped anchor link

Pear-shaped anchor link (A3-10011)

The pear-shaped anchor link is a common connector used to link two mooring lines with terminations that have different dimensions. The pear connectors are also not used in permanent mooring systems.

Pear-shaped anchor link typical dimensions:

No. Chain size 
(mm)

(mm)
B
(mm)
C
(mm)

(mm)
E
(mm)

(mm)

(mm)

(mm)
J
(mm)
K
(mm)
Weight 
(kg)
3 25 – 30 238 165 44 32 38 73 32 44 19 35 6.4
4 32 – 40 298 206 57 38 48 83 44 57 29 44 12.7
5 42 – 51 379 260 76 51 64 98 60 73 32 54 27
6 52 – 60 454 311 89 60 76 121 73 89 38 64 48
7 62 – 79 562 375 117 79 95 150 86 111 48 76 94
8 81 – 92 654 419 133 92 124 150 111 133 54 79 149
9 94 – 95 692 435 149 98 130 159 137 140 57 83 236

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