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Pulling Power

30 August 2011

As vessels grow increasingly large, powerful and versatile, so too must the winches and ropes that help to ensure maritime work is executed as efficiently and safely as possible. Maritime Reporter last month polled major players in the field to discover recent trends and advances.

When a European client of Cortland needed to use a high strength capacity but lightweight lifting sling, the lift requirements exceeded the manufacturing capability of most providers. The solution was patented Plasma synthetic fiber in a patented 12x12 braided configuration; available through Cortland.

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