Redden Net & Rope Ltd Blog: Types and Uses

For the best rope for all of your industrial, commercial, and marine needs, trust the experts at Redden Net & Rope Ltd. With over 35 years of experience, we can help you find the perfect rope or net for all your needs, from an oilfield to a vineyard.

For more information on the different types of rope and all of their uses, read our helpful blog posts below. If you have any questions about our products or would like to purchase tug assist or vessel mooring ropes, please contact us.

  • 03/04/2020
    Handling and Maintenance of Synthetic Towlines

    A properly functioning towline is crucial for making sure that the link between a tug and a ship is strong and secure. Synthetic rope in BC, such as AmSteel®-Blue, Saturn-12, and Quantum, is well suited to the task as long as it is well maintained. The providers of synthetic rope in BC at Redden Net & Rope Ltd want to make sure that anyone using synthetic towlines is familiar with their inspection, handling, and storage.


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  • 03/04/2020
    Versatility and Different Applications of Rope Ladders

    From commercial to residential applications, rope ladders in BC, though relatively simple in design, are endlessly versatile. It's easy to make a basic rope ladder yourself with some rope and wood. However, if you want it to be long-lasting, durable, and safe for holding any weight at all, then you'll want it to be professionally made.


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  • 03/04/2020
    Embarkation Ladders: Uses, Rigging, and Construction

    An embarkation ladder, often also referred to as a pilot ladder, is a special type of rope ladder used most commonly on cargo vessels. Cargo vessels require embarkation ladders so that expert ship handlers, known as pilots, can move between their small, high-speed pilot ship and the cargo vessel. Pilots are responsible for manoeuvring large cargo ships through congested waterways, such as harbors, because they have detailed knowledge of the area.


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