Longer, stronger ropes extend deepwater capabilities ///

International rope manufacturer Bridon is expanding the capabilities of offshore heavy-lifting systems. The historical challenge in deepwater operations has been to deploy 300 tonnes in 3,000 m (9,843 ft) of water. Now, as operators seek to reach greater depths, industry is increasingly demanding lifting systems that can deploy weights of 400 tonnes at depths up to 4,000 m (13,123 ft).

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