Gleipnir is a product of Westcon, which specializes within lifting, guiding and handling equipment.

Products / Wide Tow Handling

"Reliable, Cost effective, High rope life time, and minimized maintenance are the foundations for Gleipnir wide tow handling equipment."

Wide Tow Block

Design Loads: from 1 up to 100 T rope pull

Flag block "Bulls eye type"

Design Loads: from 1 up to 100 T rope pull

Available as:

  • With structure for mounting to hull structure / ship side
  • Deck mounted
  • With counterweight

360o Lead block

Design Loads: from 1 up to 100 T rope pull

Available as:

  • Single sheave type with or without balanced head
  • Flange mounted. For mounting to hull structure or boom tip or other similar structures
  • Rooster head configuration

Shock absorber sheave house

Design Loads: from 20 up to 100 T rope pull

Typically used on dynamic shock absorbers for wide tow winches. Standard equipped with flange for bolting to cylinder flange.

Flag block

Design Loads: from 1 up to 100 T rope pull

Available as:

  • With structure for mounting to hull structure / ship side
  • Deck mounted
  • With counterweight

Horizontal / Vertical Lead block

Design Loads: from 1 up to 100 T rope pull