In demanding maritime situations, safe and reliable mooring hooks are a necessity. Our quick release mooring hook is especially designed to guarantee safe and efficient mooring operations at oil, gas, chemical, iron, coal and grain terminals. Straatman is therefore the Quick Release Mooring hook supplier for you! All mooring hooks are available in single and multiple assemblies and can be equipped with all kinds of options.

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Our Quick Release Mooring Hooks guarantee safe, efficient and modern mooring operations. All Quick Release Mooring Hooks are tested on our calibrated testing machine and all standard test certificates will be issued, as part of the user manual. If so desired, the test can be witnessed by a classification authority of your choice.

Quick Release Hooks can be applied for:

  • LNG berths
  • Oil berths
  • Bulk liquid berths
  • FPSO
  • Grain terminals
  • Mooring buoys
  • Container terminals
  • Coal/iron terminals
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How we assure quality

At the factory in the Netherlands, Straatman has in-house design, engineering, production and testing facilities so as to have full control over the entire production process of our quick release hooks and other modern mooring systems and equipment. This is the main reason why Straatman is able to fully assure the quality of all hooks. Furthermore, the following aspects add value to the quality of hooks:

  • Highly educated and certified employees!
  • Selection of the right materials, which is proved by material certificates!
  • Non-destructive tests of all welds!
  • All quick release hooks are tested at our calibrated testing machine!
  • Continuous development and improvement of our quick release hooks!

How we assure safety

For more than 30 years, Straatman produces quick release hooks in its own factory in the Netherlands. During this period, our quick release hooks have been installed all over the world in several kind of industries. Our products have proven their worth in practice, as Straatman became a leading manufacturer of mooring and towing solutions.

The “safety first” philosophy of our worldwide clients have led to advanced solutions. All components of our quick release hooks are designed with safety in mind:

  • Our Quick Release Hooks can swivel freely, ensuring complete spark-free operation!
  • The electrical equipment can be fully certified for hazardous environments (if required)!
  • Smart designs result in a safe, effortless and easy operation
  • Integration with our software solutions will reduce risks!

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Why are our Mooring Hooks so popular all over the world?

Made in Holland!

In our own factory in Holland we have in-house design, engineers and developers as well as production and testing facilities. Thus we are able to ensure the quality of our products and processes. We are very proud that we can offer this unique advantage to our clients!

Our clients are welcome in our factory in Holland to view every stage of the production.

Proven in practice

For many years, Straatman produces quick release mooring and towing hooks in its own factory in Holland. During this period, our products have been installed all over the world in several kinds of industries and have proven their worth in practice, as Straatman became a leading supplier of Quick Release Hooks


One of the main topics in our quality assurance process is material traceability!

All critical parts of our quick release hooks are fully traceable. Starting from procurement up to final production all steel parts are registered and marked.

The so called unique numbers are indelible engraved in our parts, referring to the same unique numbers mentioned on the materials certificates. The material certificates are supplied as a part of the construction file.

Welding quality

As we produce all parts of our mooring hooks in our own factory in Holland we are able to ensure the quality of our processes and products.

An important part during the production of is welding. Our dedicated team of certified welders spend a lot of time on the quality control of their welds.

To assure our quality all welds of the critical parts are non-destructive tested (NDT). All NDT reports are supplied as a part of the construction file for each project.

NDT is an important subject in our project ITP (Inspection & Test Plan). Feel free to contact our QC department in case of questions about our Quality Control processes.


Our team of dedicated engineers and developers are working on improvements and innovative solutions on a continuous basis. Regularly new products and solutions are introduced on the market. 

Wide range of options

A wide range of options can be added to our quick release mooring hooks. Some examples are:

• Rope keepers
• Remote release by control panel or wireless system
• Integrated vertical capstans
• Integrated load pins
• Integrated hydraulic power pack for automatic release
• Independent power supply system using solar panels
• Explosion proof components, certified in conformance with ATEX or IECex
Mooring load monitoring system (MLMS), controlled by software either locally or remotely

Quick release mooring hooks from Straatman

Our team is daily engaged in the supply of mooring hooks around the world, in various industries. The ''safety first'' philosophy of worldwide clients led to advanced solutions. All components are designed with safety in mind. Besides, our in-house production enables us to have full control over the entire process. This is why we are able to fully assure the quality of our mooring hooks which are able to carry full loads quick and easily and with minimal effort.

Straatman serves projects worldwide. We have a global network of agents and distributors, allowing us to supply our equipment, services and maintenance at any time and any place. 

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Mooring hooks for any challenging project

Apart from our wide range of standard mooring hook configurations, we also produce special configurations. Upon request, we design and produce custom-made foundations.

The mooring hooks can be supplied with many extra options and custom parts, such as electric-hydraulic release mechanism, load monitoring, remote control, rope keepers and more. We are happy to hear your wishes and look forward to your challenging project.

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What to expect from Straatman


Over 50 years of experience in manufacturing

In-house production in The Netherlands

Every hook has been tested before it leaves our factory

Certified on every necessary level


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