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Peter Foxton

Director & Senior Engineer - Vryhof

Peter holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Leeds University and has more than 35 years’ experience in the offshore industry, mostly spent working at the forefront of offshore mooring, gaining wide and varied experience in anchor design, manufacturing, installation and analysis. He has presented topical papers on various mooring-related subjects at numerous conferences and seminars and has co-authored several technical papers. He has been with Vryhof since 2013 where he is responsible for high-level Engineering support to the whole Vryhof organisation.



The proof loads of a permanent mooring system for CALM buoys and FPSOs are typically 80-100% of the design load so that substantial bollard pull capacity is required.