Types of Ropes and Wires
2. Synthetic fibers- Nylon, polythene, polypropylene and spectra
3.Steel wires- Steel wire, flexible steel wire, and extra flexible steel wire.
Use of Ropes
Ropes and wires are used for mooring the ship or jetty, buoy. They are also used for making slings for cargo operation and as messenger lines etc. Wires are used with the cargo gear on board such as derricks, cranes and for life boat davits, hoist, etc.