• Chris Berryman

    • Managing Director

      Telephone: 00 44 (0)1323 763721
      Mobile: 00 44 (0)7710 862888

      Email: Berryman@TensionTech.com

      Chris Berryman has joined Tension Technology International as a consultant from Marlow Ropes where he worked as Design Manager for the Marine and Offshore Division. He is a graduate physicist who trained in rope making and design completing over twenty-six years service with Marlow Ropes formerly one of Europe's leading manufacturers of synthetic fiber rope.

      Major Accomplishments

      HMPE MODU Tethers: - The development of HMPE offshore mooring tethers culminating in the first HMPE MODU mooring tether system offshore Indonesia.

      High Performance Bend Fatigue Ropes for Traction Winches: - Development and application of the highest performing aramid and HMPE ropes in cyclic bend over sheave testing as part of the DISH JIP and associated projects.

      OCIMF approval:-OCIMF approval for Nylon braidline and Superline mooring hawsers.

      Climbing/Mountaineering: - Brought to market from concept a full range of climbing and mountaineering ropes.

      Overall Experience

      Chris has a very thorough and broad experience of the rope industry including the development of yachting and other leisure, industrial, military, fishing, marine and offshore synthetic ropes. Experience includes as well as designing and testing ropes, computer modeling rope designs and performance as well undertaking mooring analyses using Optimoor, costing, manufacturing, marketing, brochure creation and magazine article authoring, visiting customers, conferences, exhibitions, participating and running joint industry projects and field trials, developing strong relationships with customers and raw material manufacturers and participating in the creation of international EN and ISO specifications etc.


      B. Sc. (Hons) Physics.


      Various technical papers, presentations and periodical articles for Marine, Offshore, Climbing, Yachting and Military market sectors.

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