About Offspring International Limited

Offspring International specialises in equipment for mooring, offloading and control systems to optimise terminal operations both offshore and quayside. We offer a fully integrated supply of equipment for SPM and CBM buoy mooring, hoses, breakaway couplings, valves, PLEM autonomous shutdown valve technology, together with a comprehensive terminal monitoring and management system. Using experience and expertise gained over 30 years, Offspring International is able to support other mooring applications including renewables, chain ferries, port operations, aquaculture etc.

Offspring International is a dedicated team of mooring professionals, bringing together over 150 years combined experience in the design, supply and deployment of offshore mooring systems. We are an active member of the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF), contributing our knowledge and experience to Single Point Mooring best practice.

Offspring International supplies a range of SPM and tandem offtake mooring systems following the OCIMF 2007 “Recommendations for Equipment Employed in the Bow Mooring of Conventional Tankers at Single Point Moorings”, including single or dual hawser configuration, single leg-type mooring hawser and grommet-type mooring hawser manufactured and supplied in strict accordance with the OCIMF 2000 ‘Guidelines for the Purchasing and Testing of SPM Hawsers’.

All Offspring International SPM systems and products offer outstanding operational performance, reliability and safety, and include chafe chains, mooring hawsers, pick-up and messenger ropes, support buoys, shackles, associated fittings and load-monitoring equipment.

Offspring International is the exclusive worldwide agent for Lankhorst Offshore for SPM systems and Paladon Systems’ Pipeline End Manifold Control Systems, as well as an international agent for MAN Oil & Marine floating marine and submarine offloading hoses and Marine Division for valves and actuators.

Lankhorst Offshore

The Lankhorst Offshore rope production facility for deepwater mooring ropes and single point mooring (SPM) hawsers is a purpose built factory at Viana do Castello, on the coast about 80 km north of Porto, Portugal.

The factory covers some 3,600m² production facilities together with 2,400m² storage area. In addition to rope production machinery, the factory includes a large SPM make-up and storage area reflecting the factory’s increased SPM production capacity.

Modern production and testing equipment permit all the following activities to be undertaken in-house:

• Length Measurement System (LMS) under tension <20 tonnes

• Length marking under tension in 75m increments

• Axial (anti-twist) line marking

• Full scale proto-type testing

• Break strength testing <1200 tonnes

• Tension-tension fatigue testing

• Stiffness and elongation testing

• Simulation of installation and “What If” scenarios.

MAN Oil & Marine

Under an international agent agreement with MAN Oil & Marine, Offspring supplies a range of GMPHOM 2009 compliant offloading hoses including:

• Single Carcass Hoses

• Double Carcass Hoses

• FreeFlex Hoses

• Long Length Hoses

• Hoses for Reeling Systems

• Dock Hoses

• LPG Hoses

• Ancillary Items

Marine Division

Partnering with valve and pipeline equipment specialist Marine Division, Offspring offers a variety of offshore valves and actuators to ensure safe and efficient fluid transfer operations between pipeline, buoy, and tanker.

Paladon Systems

With Paladon Systems, a subsea valve actuator and control system specialist, Offspring International provides PLEM control systems for CALM Buoys, CBM’s and FPSO’s including the Autonomous Shutdown Valve (ASV). The innovative ASV utilises pipeline pressure to provide the energy to operate the subsea valves.

Commitment to Quality

Consistent with its commitment to offer fit-for-purpose mooring and offloading systems, Offspring International is compliant with ISO 9001-2015 and other industry-related quality management systems, all relevant safety and environmental standards. Our ISO 9001-2015 certificate can be downloaded here. In addition, all equipment supplied by Offspring International is approved by the leading classification societies and supplied with the appropriate certification.

Recent News

Offspring International – the next generation

Offspring International has a new Managing Director, Mark Brooks. Formerly Sales and Marke

Join Offspring International at OTC 2023

As Lankhorst Offshore’s exclusive worldwide agent for Single Point Mooring systems, Offs

Offspring International achieves record SPM Hawser orders

Offspring International has celebrated a record number of single point mooring (SPM) hawse

Offspring International completes first valve supply with partner Marine Division

Offspring International supplied two butterfly valves for a Single Point Mooring facility