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Reducing total cost of offshore operations

Reducing total cost of offshore operations. Only with Dyneema®

Mooring ropes and heavy lift slings made with Dyneema® are significantly more durable, safer, stronger or lighter than any alternative.

"In today's challenging business environment, we're faced with smaller budgets, less people and fewer resources. But we still have to deliver, which generates a lot of challenges that can be solved with lightweight synthetic rope solutions."

Bill Fronzaglia, Senior ADTS Manager, DSM Dyneema

Cidade de Santos

A winch with Samson Rope’s [120 mm Quantum™ 12] used on a the Cidade de Santos FPSO makes the pull in and hook up of the 24 mooring lines up to four times faster. Only a pull-in rope made with Dyneema® has the necessary strength, durability and low bending diameter.

  • Installation 4 times faster 
  • 80% lighter 


Lightweight anchor ropes need to be durable and reliable. Dockwise chose for Oliveira X-Trema with Dyneema® SK78.

“We could have done the same thing using steel wire rope but it would have been much more time-consuming.”

  • Faster installation
  • Smaller Anchor Handling Vessels
  • Zero damage

PT Indo Straits

PT Indo Straits' transshipment crane barges work in the toughest mid ocean conditions. Reliability, lifetime and speed of operation are vital.

“There have been no breaks in the AmSteel-Blue® ropes since we began using them.”

  • Zero downtime
  • Faster transfers
  • 2 times longer lifetime
  • Less crew


Installing monopiles for Europe’s largest windfarm with Technotex Ultralift slings meant higher speed plus manpower savings. An immediate ROI compared to traditional steel wire slings.

“Using these new slings, we save costs in manpower, auxiliary equipment and rental fees.”

  • 50% less crew
  • €60.000 installation time savings per day


Polarcus uses seismic ropes made with Dyneema®.

“I cannot remember the last time we had a failure with ropes made with Dyneema®”

  • Zero rope failures
  • 2 times longer lifetime 
  • 15% fuel saving
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Why Dyneema®?

Dyneema® SK78 is the world’s strongest and lightest fiber. It’s 15 times stronger than steel on a weight for weight basis and 40% stronger than aramid. Yet it can float on water.

This combination of extreme strength and low weight make it suitable for a wide range of applications in the offshore industry. Only ropes made with Dyneema® bear the Dyneema® diamond. Only our licensed partners make them.

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Where to buy

Only ropes made with Dyneema® bear the Dyneema® diamond. Only our licensed partners make them. Find your permanent mooring ropes with Dyneema® by clicking on one of our official partners, below.