Offshore

Ropeblock has quite a reputation among crane manufacturers and end users as a worldwide solution provider for offshore applications, like subsea knuckle boom and mast cranes, active heave compensations, pipelay systems and heavy lift cranes. Our products are typically applied in supply vessels, heavy lift and pipelay vessels, FPSOs and rigs. Besides a wide portfolio of proven quality (stock) products we Smart Engineer and build any type of block, sheave or other crane part, with clever design and cost efficiency guaranteed. When engineering products and solutions for the offshore industry, safety, quality, finish, and design rules (e.g. ABS, DNV, API, etc.) are among our primary concerns. We are very much at home in the realm of certifications and have direct access to all relevant bodies. With our customers we aim for long term mutual commitment.

The deepest production unit ever installed View project

The deepest production unit ever installed

  • Riser pull-in sheaves for FPSO Turritella. This was for the Stones project, Gulf of Mexico, 2,900 metres deep.
Lightweights for heavy duty View project

Lightweights for heavy duty

  • Riser pull-in sheaves for Tension Leg Platforms in the Gulf of Mexico
Processing 48 tonnes of steel within 12 weeks View project

Processing 48 tonnes of steel within 12 weeks

  • Stinger hang-off blocks: a pipelay vessel being upgraded

Smart Engineering

Ropeblock’s leading market position is primarily due to a carefully thought-out way of doing things. On one hand we translate extensive engineering experience, nourished by trusted partnerships with customers and suppliers, into superior product design. On the other we deploy clever manufacturing and supply chain management processes to ensure (cost) efficient production. All along the way we refuse to make any compromise in terms of safety and quality. This entire approach can be summarized with a term that says it all − Smart Engineering. It’s bound to work for you as well.

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