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DNV-RP-E304 Damage assessment of fibre ropes for offshore mooring

Recommended practice

Edition 2019-09 - Amended 2021-09

The purpose of this recommended practice (RP) is to provide assessment basis for the suitability of a polyester mooring rope to remain in service, after it has been mechanically damaged by external objects.

The RP is applicable to any parallel-subrope type of rope. The inputs required to perform the necessary calculations are provided by the rope manufacturer. This information is given in the manufacturer’s report.


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