Vicinay Marine is the first producer of mooring lines worldwide, providing solutions tailored to meet the needs of each customer. After more than 200 years of work and effort, Vicinay Marine has achieved a world leader in the supply chain and mooring lines for offshore industry.
VICINAY CADENAS S.A. is the first company in the mooring sector to verify an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for its products. This study was carried out in order to understand the environmental impact of mooring chain accessories throughout its entire life-cycle, considering in house and subcontracted manufacturing phases.
The scope and the Functional Unit of the present Environmental Product Declaration is the production of 1.000Kg of Standard and Offshore D Type Shackles. All possible diameters and sizes have been taken into account when developing the LCA. There have been considered three different steel qualities, in accordance with the mechanical properties of Vicinay's Offshore accessories offered:
- R3-R3S quality steel
- R4 quality steel
- R4S - R5 quality steel