View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you


Offshore Sockets, Wire-Rope Terminations, and Crane Blocks and Components

Kampenstraat 1,
7575 ER,

With over 75 employees, a state-of-the-art production facility and global distribution, Ropeblock is a leading supplier for the lifting and wire-rope industry. We are active in all major related industries, ranging from mobile cranes to offshore, and can build on over 30 years of experience on a global scale.

Lifting products for offshore cranes and platforms

When it comes to lifting products, Ropeblock is an important player in the world market. Due to a large and diversified stock of high-quality components, most of them produced with complete traceability, we are able to support all major markets within short lead times. This stock position supports flexibility and quality in service, a benefit that is appreciated by all our customers.

Our products are used in critical machinery such as port cranes, ship cranes, offshore cranes and platforms, dredging equipment, pendant structures, and mooring systems, as well as in the heavy machinery industry. They operate successfully on all continents, in both subsea environments and on today’s highest skyscrapers.

Flexible, high-quality offshore sockets and components

Many leading crane and wire-rope manufacturers around the world prefer Ropeblock’s offshore sockets and components and our standard of quality. Exports represent 95% of our sales, and our products comply with the very demanding international regulations and standards.

Based in the Netherlands, Ropeblock is a leading supplier of critical components for the lifting and wire rope industry.
Ropeblock uses state-of-the-art methods in the design and manufacturing of offshore wire-rope terminations and crane components.
Ropeblock’s ISO 9001:2008-certified products have the added benefit of the company’s 3D modelling capabilities and in-depth knowledge of the lifting business.
Ropeblock has a unique vertical test facility dedicated exclusively to its full range of sockets.

Our core values are relationship, flexibility and quality, and these are reflected in our products and services. 3D modelling capabilities, combined with an in-depth knowledge of the lifting business, enable our customers to obtain the latest design features for their products.

Design and manufacturing of offshore wire-rope terminations and crane components

Since 2009, Ropeblock has been based in Oldenzaal, the Netherlands, where our plant has a product-handling capacity that exceeds the highest dead weight requirements. In this modern facility, we utilise state-of-the-art methods in the design and manufacturing of offshore wire-ropes terminations and crane components.

ISO-certified offshore sockets and crane components

Three decades of specialised engineering and design experience, combined with excellent manufacturing and testing capabilities, has enabled us to gain ISO 9001:2008 certification and recognition by all major certification bodies.

In addition to the certified horizontal test bed for blocks, Ropeblock has a unique vertical test facility dedicated exclusively to our full range of sockets. 

Offshore wire-rope terminations and crane/hook blocks customer and technical support

Customers are central to our entire mission. We recognise that without a solid relationship with our customers, we cannot fulfill their needs. Therefore, Ropeblock incorporates a well-trained and highly educated customer service department and a technical support team.

A large stock of standard components and the possibility of custom-made solutions all contribute to an optimal service for our customers. The flexibility offered by our organisation confirms our leading position in the market.

Ropeblock Introduces Super Reeve Connector Socket

Ropeblock has released a white paper on the Offshore-Technology website. After extensive research and development, Ropeblock is excited to introduce a new socket line, designed and engineered in close consultation with crane and wire rope manufacturers. The new, patent-pending s

17 August 2011

Ropeblock Releases White Paper on Blocks and Swivels

Many of the leading crane and wire rope manufacturers worldwide are familiar with Ropeblock products and our standard of quality. Many years of specialised engineering and design, have lead to this leading position in the lifting industry. One of the roots of Ropeblock's business is the

4 August 2011

Ropeblock Introduces 3,200t Crane Block

Ropeblock, a leading supplier for the lifting and wire-rope industry, has recently presented the world largest craneblock for a land based crane. The craneblock has a lifting capacity of 3,200mt and weighs more than 108,000kg. After an extensive engineering phase, the modular based blo

13 February 2011

Ropeblock Unveils New Website

Ropeblock, a leading supplier for the lifting and wire-rope industry, has unveiled its new company website, The updated website features vast company, industry and product information, as well catalogues to download. Visitors to the site can also view the company's q

20 October 2010

RopeBlock BV

Kampenstraat 1
7575 ER

NEWSLETTER Sign up Tick the boxes of the newsletters you would like to receive. The top stories of the day delivered to you every weekday. A weekly roundup of the latest news and analysis, sent every Friday. The industry's most comprehensive news and information delivered every month.
I consent to GlobalData UK Limited collecting my details provided via this form in accordance with the Privacy Policy


Thank you for subscribing to Offshore Technology