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Energy supply systems and cables for the offshore, oil and gas industry

Conditions at sea, like those on land, are rough and extremely demanding for system components in the oil and gas industry. Dirt, salt water, vibration, extreme temperatures, high levels of mechanical stress, and the explosive environments are just some of the difficult conditions to which cables, hoses, and energy supply systems are exposed in oil and gas extraction. We have products suitable for these specific application areas. In land and offshore drilling rigs, they ensure a reliable energy supply on such systems as the cantilever and in highly dynamic pipe handling. Light and maintenance-free. Thanks to our engineering team and DNV- and NEK-certified chainflex cables, we also offer ready-to-connect complete systems that are tailored to your requirements.
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offshore construction

Motion plastics for offshore construction

e-chains® for high loads

Offshore energy chains
  • Resistant to corrosion and UV radiation
  • Extremely strong and maintenance-free
  • Easy assembly and long service life
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Offshore energy chains

Offshore chain OSC
  • Cables always in reach 
  • Tensile forces of up to 187kN possible
  • Cable protection in extremely adverse conditions
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Harnessed energy chain systems

Harnessed e-chain readychain
  • 95% less harnessing time
  • Reduce assembly time
  • Plug & play solutions, e.g. for top drives
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Turnkey for rotating movements

Offshore rotation system
  • Rotation systems with up to 900° rotation
  • Easy integration into the customer's structure
  • Extended system guarantee possible
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Cables with DNV and NEK certificate

Offshore chainflex cable
  • More than 370 certified control, motor and robot cables, bus, data, encoder and fibre optic cables
  • MUD-resistant according to NEK606
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Lubrication-free bearing technology

Plain bearing and wet linear guide
  • Lubrication-free, corrosion and maintenance-free
  • More than 45 materials from stock - the right material for every application
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Modular e-loop® service loop alternative for
offshore industries


The alternative to the service loop to guide cables safely in hanging applications. Ideal for three-dimensional and offshore construction.

  • Combines the advantages of a plastic energy chain with those of a high-strength pull rope.
  • Inside the chain, the pull rope transfers the tensile forces to the mounting brackets and the structure. As a result, the cables are kept completely free of strain.
  • Convenient: individual cables can be replaced.
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CFSpecial DNV

NEW: First top drive e-chain cables now also with DNV approval

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Offshore construction application examples


Free white paper

White paper on maritime sector

More automation in the maritime sector

What challenges and what advantages do automation and digitalisation present for the maritime industry? How can companies meet the strict test criteria to have components certified by competent institutions such as DNV GL? What opportunities arise for suppliers, plant manufacturers and operators of drilling platforms and ships through the use of certified components such as cables? These are the questions addressed in this white paper.
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e-loop white paper

Cable guidance under adverse conditions

Originally developed for a very specific application in deep drilling rigs, the e-loop energy supply system is also used in bucket wheel excavators, ship unloaders and in the construction of offshore wind turbines in just a short time after its market launch. In this white paper you will find various use cases as a source of ideas.
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Offshore construction success stories

RBR in a Liebherr heavy-duty rotary crane

Energy chain wrapped around the crane leg

Heavy-duty Liebherr rotary cranes are used on installation vessels for offshore wind turbines. They can lift components weighing up to 1,500 tons. Energy transfer through the slewing ring is ensured by an innovative energy chain concept that allows the boom to rotate up to 900 degrees.
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e-loop in the Akita top drive

Consistency even during a snowstorm

Plants in the field of oil production often have to deal with severe weather conditions. For a Canadian oil drilling company, our e-loop energy chain solution ensures that the top drive is always safely and reliably supplied with energy and signals, even during severe storms.
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Offshore applications

... and other application success stories

Heavy-duty energy chains in drilling rigs for such systems as the top drive, cantilever, or pipe handler; flexible rotary modules in pivoting heavy-duty cranes; or safe shore power supplies: Find out more about how our motion plastics are used in these and other projects.
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Further information on igus® in the offshore industry

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Engineering and installation service

Engineering service
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Further maritime industries

Maritime industry: vessel and oil rig
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Top products

CFSpecial DNV

NEW: First top drive e-chain cables now also with DNV approval

Learn more now

Free white paper

White paper on maritime sector

More automation in the maritime sector

What challenges and what advantages do automation and digitalisation present for the maritime industry? How can companies meet the strict test criteria to have components certified by competent institutions such as DNV GL? What opportunities arise for suppliers, plant manufacturers and operators of drilling platforms and ships through the use of certified components such as cables? These are the questions addressed in this white paper.
Download free now
e-loop white paper

Cable guidance under adverse conditions

Originally developed for a very specific application in deep drilling rigs, the e-loop energy supply system is also used in bucket wheel excavators, ship unloaders and in the construction of offshore wind turbines in just a short time after its market launch. In this white paper you will find various use cases as a source of ideas.
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