Atlantic Cordage

Avenel, NJ, United States

We offer a solution with DEFIANCE Wire Rope, Fiber Ropes and Hardware, A.L. Don ladders...quality-consistent products that meet or exceed current specifications including but not limited to RRW-410-G, API-9A. Cordage Institute Specifications, OCIMF, SOLAS, IMO etc. relating to a broad spectrum of features aimed to ensure Quality, Reliability and Satisfaction to our customer. This is what differentiates Atlantic Cordage from its competition.

DEFIANCE products are precision engineered and manufactured to assure withstanding of severe marine field applications. Close control over every phase of our operations is second to none. This excellence is not only achieved by having the product available when you need it, but by also providing a knowledgeable staff fully trained in the industry we excel in.

A. L. Don manufactures a complete line of Pilot rope ladders and Embarkation/Debarkation rope ladders featuring wood and/or synthetic steps. Our ladders meet and exceed all of the newest International and SOLAS standards with many having the same patented design as found in our U. S. Coast Guard Approved Ladders which have in-place replaceable steps. Unlike many other SOLAS ladders, our SOLAS-MAX Pilot and Debarkation ladders make use of a patented clamp design which allows the steps to be replaced quickly and easily right on board without unstringing the ladder or the need for any special tools. Our SOLAS-MAX Pilot ladder complies with the newest SOLAS Regulations and IMO Standards Reg. V/23 and ISO 799:2004 which came into effect July 1, 2012 available with ABS Product Development Assessment.

Since 1949, our standards are as high as yours. A. L. Don Co. is an integral part of the Atlantic Cordage Group.

Atlantic Cordage carries an extensive inventory of wire rope, towing hawsers, synthetic and manila rope, A.L. Don Embarkation/Debarkation ladders, marine and rigging hardware, chain and anchor chain and web sling products. Our main 40,000 square foot location provides a complete rigging shop to handle your every splicing need from basic wire rope slings to mooring lines. Our own fleet of trucks stand ready to deliver custom work in a matter of hours within our own delivery area. Our expediting department assures prompt service to all other parts of the country.

We want to be your one reliable source to fill your needs. With our network of associates, we can offer immediate world-wide deliveries of our products.

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Trading History

This supplier has traded with 8 companies on TradeNet. Here are the most recent:

  • Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company
  • Hornbeck Offshore Services
  • MSC Ship Management Ltd
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Authorized Agent or Distributor for:

  • Dynagard "E" (Authorised Agent, Certified Genuine/Original Spares)
  • Dynagard Blue (Authorised Installer/Repairer, Certified Genuine/Original Spares, Authorised Agent)
  • Kirkpatrick (Authorised Agent, Authorised Installer/Repairer, Certified Genuine/Original Spares)


Verified as Member of
  • IMPA
  • ISSA


  • US Coast Guard Certificate of Approval

Atlantic Cordage
35 Mileed Way
PO Box 30
Avenel, NJ
United States

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Ports Served

  • Aberdeen, GB
  • Bremerhaven, DE
  • Busan, KR
  • Dalian, CN
  • Dubai, AE
  • Genoa, IT
  • Gibraltar, GI
  • Houston, US
  • Jacksonville, US
  • Long Beach, US
  • Mumbai (ex Bombay), IN
  • New Orleans, US
  • New York, US
  • Norfolk, US
  • Osaka, JP
  • Piraeus, GR
  • Portland, US
  • Puerto Miranda/Maracaibo L., VE
  • Rio de Janeiro, BR
  • San Diego, US
  • San Francisco, US
  • Shanghai, CN
  • Singapore, SG
  • Veracruz, MX
  • Yokohama, JP
  • Worldwide