Yokohama complimentary ISO17357 compliance checking service

We refer first to two articles in previous issues of the Weekly NEWS which are related to this important topic:

1. Weekly NEWS No. 31 of 5 August 2005 notifying of the new OCIMF/ICS STS Guidelines booklet, in which we make particular reference to the substantial updates within it regarding the new international standard 'Ships Marine Technology - Floating Pneumatic Rubber Fenders' SO 17357).

2. Weekly NEWS No. 23 of 10 June 2005 giving additional information on this new ISO standard.

With many organisations such as the Navy, oil companies, and port authorities requesting confirmation of proof of compliance of their pneumatic fenders with this new ISO Standard (ISO17357), The Yokohama Rubber Co. has taken the commendable initiative of starting a free ISO17357 compliance checking service for pneumatic fenders manufactured by this company. Click here for details (click O.K. on any messages re Japanese font).

The Yokohama Rubber Co. can be contacted at:

Maurice Wan

Sr. Design / Project Engineer


Tel: 81-3-5400-4816, Fax: 81-3-5400-4830

The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.

Overseas Department - Marine, Industrial Products Div.

36-11, Shimbashi 5-Chome, Minato-ku,

Tokyo 105-8685, Japan

Contact: Howard Snaith