Recently one of our customers asked us to once again design and manufacture a complete set of stinger hang-off blocks, each with a safe working load of 1,000 metric tonnes. Contrary to previous orders these blocks were not meant for a new ship being built but for upgrading a pipelay vessel already in use. Taking into account the relevant certifying bodies, the existing vessel’s structure, and the desire for redundancy, Ropeblock carried out the design and manufacturing of 48 metric tonnes worth of steel, within an extremely challenging 12 week window. Much to the customer’s satisfaction.
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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