Irizar Forge: high-quality standardized and tailor-made components

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Irizar Forge's heavy-duty crane hooks, blocks and related components from Irizar Forge have a lifting capacity of up to 5000 t. They also comply with the highest standards and are fully certified by the LRS, DNV, ABS and BV Class Societies.

21st century forging

Irizar Forge manufactures high-quality, standardized components in the Northern part of Spain and is also specialized in innovative, tailor-made crane components. Each of these components can come with a full-service package that includes design, testing, inspections and third party certifications. Irizar Forge’s state-of-the-art forging facility produces crane components that come with a high safety factor, an excellent fatigue rating, lower maintenance costs and a longer lifetime. Irizar Forge has a global network footprint, with sales offices in Spain, Brazil (São Paulo), the United States (Houston) and a network of agents in other countries. So bring on your complex engineering challenges. Irizar Forge will swiftly provide you with a low maintenance solution that is safe, practical and durable for years to come.


Heavy Duty Components Up To 5,000 tonnes

Irizar Forge forges, load-tests and supplies a wide variety of heavy-duty products:

Heavy Duty Components Up To 5,000 tonnes (SWL lifting):
❱ Forged Hooks (Single, Double, Quad, Eye Din7540)
❱ Crane Hook Blocks
❱ Ramshorn Hook Swivels

❱ Forged Hooks (ROV, KS, Transfer)
❱ Triplates, Y-Links And H-Links
❱ Dee Shackles
❱ Master Links


Irizar Forge is a specialist forge that offers practical and innovative solutions to Onshore and Offshore EPC & OEM companies. Founded in 1923, they are the leading experts in the metallurgy of heavy-duty crane components and their application in harsh environments – on land, at sea, and in the air. The company began producing crane hooks for over 50 tonnes WLL in 1957. In 1990, they started producing crane hooks for over 500 tonnes, and then expanded to include crane hooks for 5,000 tonnes in 2015. Irizar Forge has been exporting globally since 1995. To gain more market share in Germany Irizar Forge acquired Heuer Hebetechnik in 2004. In 2017 Irizar Forge was acquired by the Royal Van Beest Group.


Irizar Forge is committed to the highest and most consistent product quality. Therefore, it is certified to all the latest versions of the ISO norm 9001:2015, 14001 & 45001. The company also has specific certification for:

  • Capabilities & Activity certified by DNV-GL, ABS, LR and BV
  • Mooring Approvals for LTM: DNVGL-OS-E302 & ABS "Mooring Chain Accesories"
  • Materials according to EN-10204-3.1 or 3.2
  • PS (Progress Reports) & ITP (Inspection & Test Plans)
  • Proof Load Test Procedures based on different standards
  • Painting Reports and Dimensional Reports
  • Quality Plan & Production Schedules
  • Maintenance Guidance

Industries served

Irizar Forge is active in both Onshore and Offshore industries, home to the most challenging Lifting & Mooring operations. Onshore, the company focuses on cranes for industries such as Industrial, Hydro, Steel & Aluminium and Paper, as well as Port & Harbour, Shipyards and Nuclear. Offshore, the company specializes in Oil & Gas and Renewables for top site and subsea applications.

Where to buy?

How to contact us:
Irizar Forge Headquarters
Hiribarren 26,
20210 Lazkao. (Northern Spain)

T: +34 943 88 09 36
E: [email protected]