News from Ropeblock

Ropeblock Port Industry Sockets

Did you know that Ropeblock has carried Port Industry Sockets for over ten years now? After having developed them in association with valued customers active in the wire rope service for Gottwald port industry cranes, we added highly appreciated value in terms of availability and service.

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Two 3 meter lead sheaves for Saipem

Ropeblock was delighted to support and supply Saipem with the engineering and manufacturing of two complexly positioned A&R lead sheaves (DryLube) for their world-class ultra-deep pipelay and heavy lift vessel Constellation.

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Bread and butter

Your efficiency is what matters. We thoroughly enjoy the challenges presented by the complex and extreme projects that we proudly contribute to. Nevertheless, OEM crane blocks, overhaul balls, sheaves, swivels and wire rope termination solutions will always be the solid foundation for our company. This bread and butter basis has allowed us to keep learning and developing – not to mention working on smart design concepts aimed at promoting your efficiency.

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Proud to be part of the Mammoet Focus 30 project

After intensive co-engineering with and manufacturing for Mammoet, Ropeblock is happy to congratulate Mammoet with the successful overload test and launch of their Focus 30 project with its amazing and impressive functional design.

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New! Sheave selector

Picking the right sheave from our broad range used to be tough… Our new sheave selector will help you to make the proper match.

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Press Release

On Saturday 2 May, 2020 at around 3.30 pm, an accident with a crane occurred in the port of Rostock (Germany). The accident happened in the final test phase, shortly before delivery of Liebherr-MCCtec crane HLC295000.

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CONEXPO – CON/AGG 2020

Ropeblock will join its US distributor Associated Wire Rope & Rigging for the upcoming CONEXPO – CON/AGG, March 10-14 in Las Vegas, USA. On Friday March 13, Joost Eertman, Technical Director at Ropeblock, will host a presentation on "How to Delay/Prevent Rope Twist and Cabling from Rope-Sheave Interaction". Looking forward to meeting you!

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ADIPEC 2019

Ropeblock and local distributor Liftek Group looking forward to meeting you at the ADIPEC (November 11-14, 2019 Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates).

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Offshore Energy 2019, Amsterdam

Ropeblock will be one of the exhibitors at the 2019 edition of Offshore Energy (stand 1.220). The exhibition will take place on 8 and 9 October 2019 at the Amsterdam RAI in The Netherlands. We hope to see you there!

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Our new catalogue is a real page-turner

Ropeblock recently published a new catalogue that is much more than just an update to the former lifting & rigging brochure. In addition to being a practical reference book this new publication is a captivating read as well.

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NEW! Super reeve Connector Swivel Socket

In response to market requests Ropeblock developed a socket with an integral swivel. This latest example of Smart Engineering features a shorter overall length than the conventional combination of a loose swivel and socket. Furthermore, our integrated solution delivers an outstanding efficiency of 100%. Sales Engineer Twan Stevelink was one of the originators of the initial idea and concept for the Ropeblock Super reeve Connector Swivel Socket (SCS-SW). Read his story about the creation of this smart new product and the practical user benefits it has in store.

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Ropeblock Super reeve Connector Swivel Socket (SCS-SW)

This product is the result of further development of our patented Super reeve Connector Socket (SCS), which has proven itself in the field during the past eight years. In this new design, we have added an integral swivel.

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Bauma 2019, Munich

Ropeblock will be one of the exhibitors at the 2019 edition of BAUMA 2019 (stand FM.814/3). The exhibition will take place on 8-14 April 2019 in Munich, Germany. We hope to see you there!

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The 24th International Offshore Crane & Lifting Conference, Stavanger

Ropeblock looks forward to meeting you at “The 24th International Offshore Crane and Lifting Conference”.

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Round Overhaul Ball

The new Ropeblock Round Overhaul Ball is available in weights ranging from 45 - 545 kg (100 - 1200 lbs). With its highly cost efficient design it offers lots of added value for the construction industry and other markets.

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ADIPEC 2018

Ropeblock and local distributor Liftek Group looking forward to meeting you at the ADIPEC (November 12-15, 2018 Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates).

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Ropeblock ISO 9001 Certification Renewal

Ropeblock B.V. is pleased to announce its certification renewal from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015 on July 24th, 2018. The confirmation of ISO 9001 certification demonstrates Ropeblock’s commitment to work according the latest quality standards and focus on continuous improvement for you, our customer.

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Ropeblock as co-engineer for colossal Sarens crane

When Sarens, the market leader in its field, decided to engineer and build a unique heavy-lifting crane, Ropeblock was asked to contribute substantial expertise and know-how. The new crane has been designed to operate faultlessly under all possible circumstances. We can proudly say that the Sarens SGC 140 is now ready for deployment in the oil industry in Kazachstan.

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Offshore Crane & Lifting Conference 2018

Ropeblock lecture during 23rd Offshore Crane & Lifting Conference in Aberdeen, 24-26 April 2018. We are looking forward to meeting you!

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OTC ASIA 2018

Ropeblock and local distributor Goforth Corporation Sdn Bhd looking forward to meeting you at the OTC ASIA 2018 (March 20-23, 2018 Kuala Lumpur- Malaysia)

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Ropeblock launches optimized ramshorn hooks

Ropeblock’s tireless dedication to Smart Engineering recently led to the introduction of a range of thoroughly optimized ramshorn hooks. These next generation EN13001-3-5 compliant hooks were designed to significantly increase efficiency as well as enhance durability and operational safety.

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AWRF 2017 Fall General Meeting & PIE

Ropeblock and local distributor Associated Wire Rope & Rigging, Inc. looking forward to meeting you at the AWRF 2017 Fall General Meeting & PIE (October 22-25, 2017 Minneapolis-USA)

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Offshore Energy 2017, Amsterdam

Ropeblock will be one of the exhibitors at the 2017 edition of Offshore Energy. The exhibition will take place on 10 and 11 October 2017 at the Amsterdam RAI in The Netherlands. We hope to see you there!

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Offshore Crane & Lifting Conference

Ropeblock looks forward to meeting you at “The 22nd International Offshore Crane and Lifting Conference”

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Ropeblock launches optimized ramshorn hooks

The former DIN 15402 standard for lifting hooks became obsolete as of January 2017, to be replaced by EN13001-3-5. At Ropeblock we took this opportunity to develop a range of new ramshorn hooks.

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Ropeblock Cast Sheaves engineered for durability

In any type of crane system, a wire rope being bent over a sheave will lead to rope fatigue. Recent studies show that this particular type of fatigue is even more severe when the wire rope is in a twisted state. In such cases, the most commonly used rotation resistant ropes may see their longevity reduced by up to 70 percent. At Ropeblock, we took it upon ourselves to address this issue by developing a unique type of sheave (DryLube).

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High Ropeblock visibility at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017

At the recent CONEXPO-CON/AGG, March 7 - 11, 2017 in Las Vegas, USA, Ropeblock shared a booth with local distributor, Associated Wire Rope & Rigging, Inc. Together we took this opportunity to present quite a number of exciting new developments and products.

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Two new Ropeblock products

Recently two products were added to the Ropeblock brand portfolio: a Round Overhaul Ball and a Tailgrip Open Wedge Socket. While both products were launched primarily with the US market in mind they are perfectly suitable for other international customers as well. Both products will be available from stock in different parts of the world, including the USA.

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