Fossen Shipping was established in 1951 and is one of the oldest suppliers of anchors and chains in Europe. Fossen Shipping has built a reputation as a specialist in the supply of anchors and chains to shipyards and merchant vessels around the world, as well as to FPSO projects and platforms since the beginning of North Sea oil exploration.

Fossen Shipping’s experience in the shipping industry has enabled it to establish close relationships with a number of stocklists and manufacturers in Europe, Singapore, Korea and China. A small yet effective organisation, Fossen Shipping can provide competitive pricing in a competitive market. The size of Fossen Shipping is one of its strengths; it has much lower overheads compared with larger companies.

Fossen Shipping offers the following products:

  • Studlink anchor-chains
  • Studless anchor-chains
  • Shackles – Ramfor type and swivels
  • Triangular plates
  • Chafing chains
  • Wire ropes
  • Lifeboats

Approved chain products

All chain products from Fossen Shipping’s manufacturers are approved by the major classification societies, DnV, LR, ABS, GL, BV, NKK and more.

Since 1951, Fossen Shipping has been a leading supplier of anchor chains, anchors and accessories to the shipping industry.
Fossen Shipping ensures its manufacturers are approved by the major classification societies, including DnV, LR, ABS, GL, BV and NKK.
Fossen Shipping offers a range of shackles to clients in the shipping and offshore industries.

Anchor chains for sailing vessels

Fossen Shipping’s European stockists mainly stock anchor chains for sailing vessels. However, in addition, Fossen Shipping supplies SSHP offshore type anchors of up to 25,000kg, complete with all major class certificates.

Mooring chains and accessories for shipyards and merchant vessels

Fossen Shipping supplies mooring chains and their accessories in all qualities from its Chinese business partners. This includes ORQ, R3, R3s, R4, R4s and R5, which are available in sizes up to 157mm.

Anchor-chain shackles and accessories

Fossen Shipping supplies the following anchor-chain accessories:

  • Type D-anchor shackles
  • Swivel forerunners
  • Anchor swivel-shackles – jaw-jaw type
  • Baldt joining shackles
  • Kenter joining shackles
  • Ramfor slim design connecting shackles
  • Baldt type pear shackles
  • Safety bow shackles
  • Mooring shackles
  • Thimbles

Mooring wire ropes, lifeboats, anodes, chocks, bollards and rollers

Fossen Shipping’s range of deck equipment includes:

  • Mooring wire ropes
  • Lifeboats
  • Anodes – zinc, aluminium, copper, etc.
  • Panama chocks
  • Bollards
  • Rollers

Fossen Shipping stocks and supplies a wide range of anchors and chains, which are available for export worldwide.