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Offshore Division

Lankhorst Ropes produces a complete package of specialty products for the offshore industry which includes, but is not limited to, a full single point mooring (SPM) range, permanent deep water mooring lines and installation ropes, mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU) lines, oceanographic lifting and coring ropes, deep sea heavy lift ropes, ship-to-ship (STS) transfer ropes and heavy lift slings.
 
Offshore ropes are manufactured at state-of-the-art production facilities in Portugal and Brazil. Lankhorst Ropes continuously strives for improved product performance, customer satisfaction and product innovation; and has been certified according to ISO 9001:2008.
 
 
 
Portugal Production Facility

Lankhorst Ropes’ Portuguese factory is dedicated to the design, production and testing of offshore mooring ropes and specialty products such as deep water installation ropes.It is situated at Viana do Castello, on the coast 80 km north of Porto.
 
The factory covers some 3,600m² production facilities together with 2,400m² storage area. Situated close to the quayside, large reels of deepwater mooring rope are easily transferred for load out.
 
 
Brazil Production Facility

Based in Queimados, Rio de Janeiro, Lankhorst Euronete Brasil (LEB) specialises in the manufacture of synthetic ropes for the offshore and maritime markets. Following an $8 million dollar investment, and the addition of a new production line effectively doubling the size of the plant, LEB is now the largest manufacturer of Deep Water Mooring ropes, primarily for the South American market.
 
 
 
Global Synthetics Research Centre

Close to the Viana do Castello factory is the Global Synthetics Lankhorst Euronete research and development centre in Maia, Portugal. In addition to undertaking fundamental research and product development into new rope constructions and materials, the centre includes a rope test machine enabling full scale proto-type testing of offshore ropes at breaking strengths up to 1200 tonnes. As well as tension-tension fatigue, stiffness and elongation testing, the R&D centre offers simulation of installation and “What If” scenarios.