Group History

Family-owned industrial group which has been in business since the mid-18th century.

Vicinay Marine, S.L.U. was founded in July 2005 following the corporate restructuring of Vicinay, S.A. and is the parent company of the Group Vicinay Marine.

Nowadays is the world leader in design, innovation, manufacture and supply of mooring chains and line components for the wind, offshore and marine industries, adding to its activity engineering services, corrective, preventive and predictive maintenance for offshore and onshore structures.

With capacity to manufacture chains from 40 mm up to 220 mm in diameter and without restriction as to length or weight, Vicinay Marine can supply 80,000 tons per year in qualities R5, R4S, R4, R3S, R3 and Grade 3 for the offshore and marine industries together with a wide variety of accessories in a wide range of qualities and sizes.

The company has industrial facilities in Spain, Sweden, Brazil and China, and a technological center (Vicinay Marine Innovacion), with an average workforce of 439 people. In addition to a commercial network spread all over the world.

To ensure that clients receive the best quality of service in all markets, all Vicinay Marine companies share the same safety and quality commitments.

The main sectors in which Vicinay Marine provides service are Oil & Gas, wind floating, naval, marine, energy, industrial, water engineering and so on. It has commercial presence of its products and services in more than 30 countries.

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1786

1786

Cecilio Vicinay creates the first forge in Otxandio (Bizkaia).

1929

1929

‘Hijos de Vicinay’ foundation

1954

1954

Implantation in Deusto (Bilbao)

1956

1956

First exports to the Baltic Sea

1969

1969

First sale of offshore chain for the Gulf of Mexico

1971

1971

First sale of offshore chain for the North Sea

1975

1975

Inauguration of the Vicinay International Chain plant in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA.

1977

1977

Inauguration of the Companhia Brasileira de Amarras factory, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

1991

1991

First establishment in China, through the creation of a joint venture with Dazhong Anchor Chain.

2006

2006

Inauguration of a new factory in China, wholly owned by Vicinay

2011

2011

Acquisition of 100% of Ramnäs Bruk AB (Sweden)

Company founded in 1590.

2012

2012

New plant in Sestao, as a result of the new Zorrotzaurre urban development plan.

Vicinay Marine World Class Mooring

Making innovation real worldwide

Innovation and development culture has led Vicinay Marine to become a world leader

420

Employees

75

Projects

30

Countries