Deck Radius Controllers

Vertical or Horizontal

Maritime Developments’ deck radius controllers are on standby to smooth out any flex-lay operation.

Ranging from modifiable horizontal and vertical deck deflectors to bespoke chutes and compensators, MDL portfolio caters for all types of offshore and onshore pipelay, helping maintain correct minimum bend radii and pressure during handling.


From our design and manufacturing bases, Maritime Developments delivers product handling equipment for global energy projects.

As well as radius controllers, Maritime Developments delivers the full turnkey package of back-deck handling equipment including reel drive systems, tensioners, overboarding chutes, spoolers, level winders, compensators and control systems.

Design Considerations

  • Type of a vessel / operating conditions
  • Deck / systems arrangement
  • Vessel deck loading capacity
  • Vertical or horizontal requirement
  • Minimum / maximum diameter
  • Product weight
  • Product tension
  • Product line speed