Irizar Forge: Specialist in forged mooring components

Founded in 1923, Irizar Forge is a specialist forge, offering innovative mooring components to the offshore oil & gas, wind and renewables industries.

  • Heavy-duty mooring products, up to 5000t SWL, including:
  • KS-Hooks, Connectors, H&Y Links, Swivels, custom-made Shackles
  • Compliance with leading standards & class society rules (DNVGL-OS-E302)
  • Stock in USA, Germany and Spain. Offices in Spain, The Netherlands, USA, Brazil and agents worldwide.
  • Irizar Forge is based in Spain and owned by the Royal Van Beest Group (Green Pin®)

Mooring Product Range

Irizar Forge manufactures the following mooring components:

  • Dee Shackles
  • Bow Shackles
  • Triplate
  • KS-Hooks
  • H-Links

For full technical details about these products see our product guide (download Metric or Imperial here). or check out the Shackle product page.

Fully tailored to project requirements

The complexities involved in mooring projects often require more than a standardized component. Irizar Forge therefore offers Irizar Advanced SolutionsTM: a full service solution for producing tailor made forged components in which Irizar Forge takes care of the entire development process.

Irizar Advanced SolutionsTM Process


DESIGN: We design the lifting, rigging or mooring component to find the safest and most optimal functional solution. Services include 3D modelling, stress studies & finite elements analysis, fatigue strength simulations, and design approvals of classification societies (DNV-GL, ABS, LR).


PRODUCTION: We manufacture forgings of up to 20.000 kg / 44.000 lbs single weight, including forging, heat treatment, surface treatments, machining, assembly and specialized coatings. Contact us to learn more about how our time-tested methods produce durable, 100% failsafe products.

Testing and Certification

TESTING & CERTIFICATION: We offer a range of tests, both during and after production including destructive and non-destructive tests, metallurgical tests, proof load tests, minimum break load tests and factory acceptance tests. Of course, we make sure the product is fully certified by a third party.

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Interested? Contact us now with your enquiry

Do you have a mooring project that has its share of heavy duty challenges? We have the forged solutions for them. Our sales offices in The Netherlands, Spain, Brazil (São Paulo), the United States (Houston) and a network of agents in other countries stand ready to help. We have large stock positions in Spain, Germany and the United States, so can supply (standardized) products swiftly. Contact us now by filling out the form below.

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Khalid Errabih

Mooring Sales Manager

+31 615 30 48 48
Location: The Netherlands.