Anchor Industries


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Sales, Testing and Rental of Marine and Offshore Mooring Equipment

PO Box 159,
Paarden Eiland,
Cape Town,
South Africa
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Anchor Industries is the market leader in the supply of marine and offshore mooring as well as lifting and rigging equipment in Southern Africa. We pride ourselves with national and international project accolades ranging from Uruguay to Brazil, Angola to Mozambique, Norway to Kazakhstan, Australia, Iran and the Sakhalin Islands in Russia. With our continued emphasis on quality and safety, Anchor Industries has formed partnerships and alliances with major equipment suppliers worldwide.

Anchor Industries’ able capacity in providing the international oil and gas industry with their diverse range of quality products and reliable technical backup services is an essential part of the business. Anchor is centrally located at the tip of Southern Africa, within easy reach of the major oil and gas fields on the West Coast of Africa. The company boasts an experienced labour force operating within a well established, highly competitive marine and industrial supply hub.

Offering Sales, Testing and Rentals of equipment, Anchor Industries comprises three divisions

  • Marine
  • Offshore Mooring
  • Lifting and Rigging

With over 8,000m² of warehouse space between its branches in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban, Anchor Industries is able to manufacture and stock a wide variety of products across these divisions.

Anchor carry large stocks of Marine and Offshore mooring chain including open and stud link in various grades and sizes. Stocks include kenters, swivels and chafe chains.
An extensive range of wire rope is carried in sizes up to 77mm. Construction includes IWRC, FC and Non-spin. Wire rope pennants and slings can be produced as required.
A comprehensive range of open, closed and CR sockets, bow and dee shackles and various swivels are stored for immediate dispatch.
Anchor Industries operates a range of spooling and coiling machines to offer customers on-site installation of tow wires and anchor lines.
Fully trained personnel provide an on-site socketing service as well as various rigging and marine inspection services. Chain and anchors can be reconditioned to suit customer requirements.


Anchor Industries is Southern Africa’s largest stockist and supplier of anchors, chains, wire and fibre ropes, shackles, sockets, sling sets and all associated fittings, representing leading European and international manufacturers. A comprehensive range of new and used equipment is stocked at the Cape Town and Durban branches.


Anchor Industries’ highly trained personnel provide on-site socketing, splicing, termination, spooling and coiling services for wire rope pendants, towing wires and mooring lines. A complete range of rental spare reels, jackstands, pennant turntables and portable hydraulic spooling units ensure secure and prompt on-site service availability.


Anchor Industries provides a comprehensive inspection, testing and re-certification facility. Services include non-destructive and tensile testing. Our 200T Test Bed is calibrated annually and operated within strict ISO9001 procedures. On-sight inspection and certification of lifting and rigging equipment is completed to international standards and a mobile chain inspection unit is available for mooring chain inspection and stud replacement if required.


Anchor Industries provides a complete service of rental and management of mooring equipment and consultancy in mooring design. Rental equipment includes anchors, surface and subsurface buoyancy modules, pennant wires, shackles, chains and fittings.

Quality, safety and reliability form the pillars of Anchor’s philosophy and the entire production, testing and rental process as well as all equipment are strictly monitored according to the DNV approved ISO9001:2000 Quality Management system.

From mooring packages to single leg slings, 20TE buoyancy to chasing equipment and grapnels, Anchor Industries provides a round the clock service with a proven track record on an international scale: "Your safety is our priority."

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  • Anchor Industries Receives Large Shipment of Stud Link Chain

    Anchor Industries, a supplier of lifting and rigging as well as marine and offshore mooring equipment in Southern Africa, has recently received ten bundles of stud link chain, weighing 36t each, and one bundle of kenter shackles, which will be supplied to a semi-submersible drilling rig for its m

  • Large Diameter Wire Rope Press for Cape Supplier

    Anchor Industries took delivery of a large diameter wire rope press during January capable of handling wire rope up to 76mm in diameter. According to Dale Hutcheson of Anchor Industries, their new investment will further increase their ability to offer a wider range of products to th


  • Who Dat Field, Gulf of Mexico

    The Who Dat oil and gas field is located in Mississippi Canyon (MC) blocks 503 / 504 / 547 in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) in water depths of 945m.

Anchor Industries (Pty) Ltd
PO Box 159
Paarden Eiland
Cape Town
South Africa

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