Timm

Ropes

Producing ropes exclusively for the maritime industry since 1772, Timm ropes are used on some of the world’s largest and most technologically advanced vessels.

Through a standardised product range, we are now able to cover all your rope needs, from traditional fibre ropes to the new Acera™ high performance HMPE fibre solution.

Quality ropes now with true global availability

Integrating the range of Timm ropes into our extensive network means we can provide you the best rope availability in the market.

You benefit from:

  • Standardised, safe, quality ropes
  • Our technical expertise
  • One point of contact
  • 24/7 customer service
  • Unrivalled global availability 

Acera ropes are more effective and reliable in swell conditions. We have not experienced any breakage, as opposed to other ships which were on the same pier/same day...it is like a “magnet” to pilots, mooring men and other ship officers as they can easily spot the difference to other common products.

Staff Captain – Mein Schiff 3 – TUI Cruises GmbH

Quality is in the details.

Ropemaking is the art of craftmanship and science. Our ropes are the result of continuous development for nearly 250 years. With attention to fibre regularity, abrasion resistance and coating, our aim is to provide you with the rope quality for your vessel needs. Three centuries of rope making have taught us what it takes to make great ropes :

  • Providing efficient mooring operation
  • Safe and type approved ropes
  • Standardised products
  • Right quality at the right price

Vessel Specific Solutions

  • Container Ship

    Container

    The Timm™ Master range is the preferred rope of choice for much of the world’s container fleet offering reliability and strength at a reduced cost. With an enviable strength-to-weight ratio and excellent abrasion resistance, Timm Master standardised mixed composition ropes are also type approved.

  • Cruise Ship

    Cruise

    The Acera™ range of HMPE ropes is one of the preferred choices for the largest and most technologically advanced cruise vessels on earth. Offering high breaking strength, along with reduced mooring times, the Acera range’s performance is as eyecatching as its colourful coatings.

  • Oil Tanker Ship 2

    Tanker

    The Timm™ Master range is the preferred rope of choice for much of the world’s tanker fleet offering reliability and strength at a reduced cost. With an enviable strength-to-weight ratio and excellent abrasion resistance, Timm Master standardised mixed composition ropes are also type approved.

Our Solutions

  • Ropes Cover Picture

    Conventional Ropes

    Conventional ropes offer cost effective solutions. These floating, flexible and easily handled products have long been admired as premium mooring ropes.

  • Advanced Ropes - Timm Gold Winchline

    Advanced Ropes

    Advanced ropes offer well-balanced ropes with a compact construction. These ropes are suitable where the mooring system requires a more complex solution.

  • High performance ropes

    High Performance Ropes

    Our aim is to change the market dynamics for high performance ropes. Acera™ genuine HMPE ropes are stronger than steel, with 1/7 of the weight – and 1/3 of a same strength polyester rope weight.

  • Steel Wire Ropes

    Steel Wire Ropes

    Our steel wire ropes have an independent wire rope core, constructed with six outer strands. The independent wire rope core provides more strength and stability to the wire rope.

  • Strecher

    Stretchers

    Mooring tails are used to protect the mooring lines and to allow ships to sway and move with the environment. Our Mooring tails are typically used with steel wire and HMPE ropes, providing shock/energy absorbing within the mooring system.

  • Rope Protection

    Rope Protection

    These high tenacity guards are suitable for all fibre rope types. Chafe guards can be easily installed and can provide an instant defensive barrier against sharp surfaces and edges. The Timm Chafe Guard is highly resistant to mineral acids, alkali, electrolytes, oxidising agents and remains stable in aqueous acids and non-polar solvents.

  • Boss link

    Accessories: Mooring Connection

    This indispensable steel connection solution allows steel wire ropes or HMPE fibre ropes to work in tandem with fibre mooring tails. It is made from high quality stainless steel and is marked with MBL, SWL and serial number.

  • Fall preventer device

    Accessories: Fall Preventer Device

    Acera Fall Preventer Device is an IMO MSC 1327 compliant fibre sling that increases safety and reduces the risk of accidents. It acts as a secondary safety mechanism upon failure or accidental release of an on-load release hook. Made from our own Acera HMPE fibre, it creates a light-weight, easily handled product.

Need advice?

With offices in 75 countries supporting our non-stop operations in 2 200 port locations across the globe, you can be assured that we have the local knowledge and industry expertise to find the best solution to cater for your needs.

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