Quick release mooring hooks are a valuable safety feature for oil and gas tankers, FSRUs, FPSOs, and other marine vessels. In fact, they can be quickly and easily released, even under load. This makes them especially useful in demanding maritime situations, where safety and reliability are essential. Straatman is the leading supplier of quick release hooks. Our hooks are designed to guarantee safe and efficient mooring operations at oil, gas, chemical, iron, coal, and grain terminals. We offer a wide range of options to meet your specific needs, including electric-hydraulic release mechanisms, load monitoring, remote control, and rope keepers. 

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Straatman Quick Release Mooring Hooks are designed to ensure safe, efficient, and modern mooring operations. We test all of our hooks on our calibrated testing machine to ensure they meet or exceed industry standards. In addition, standard test certificates are included in the user manual. If desired, a classification authority of your choice can witness the test.

You can apply Quick Release Mooring Hooks 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

Straatman is committed to providing the highest quality Quick Release Mooring Hooks and other mooring systems and equipment. Firstly, we have in-house design, engineering, production, and testing facilities in the Netherlands, which means we have full control over the entire production process. This ensures that our products meet or exceed industry standards and that our customers can be confident in their quality. Furthermore, we are constantly innovating and developing new products and solutions, which helps us to meet the changing needs of our customers.

  • 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 mooring release hooks;

How we assure safety

Straatman has been a leading manufacturer of Quick Release Mooring Hooks for over 40 years. During this time, we have produced and installed our hooks all over the world in a variety of industries. As a result, our products have been proven in practice, and are used by a wide range of customers, including:

  • Oil and gas
  • Chemical
  • Maritime
  • Defense
  • Construction

The “safety first” philosophy of our worldwide clients has led to advanced solutions. All components of our Quick Release Mooring Hooks are therefore designed with safety in mind:

  • Our Quick Release Mooring 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!

Do you want to learn more about quick release hooks? We have tried to answer all questions about what quick release hooks are and what they are used for in our FAQ.

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

Made in Holland!

Our factory in Holland is our home base for design, engineering, production, and testing. This means that we can ensure the quality of our products and processes from start to finish. We are very proud of our unique ability to offer our clients this level of control and transparency. That is why we invite our clients to visit our factory in Holland to view every stage of the production process. This is a great opportunity to learn more about our products and to see how we are committed to quality.

Proven in practice

Straatman has been producing quick release mooring and towing hooks for over 40 years. We have a state-of-the-art factory in Holland where we design, engineer, produce, and test our products. This ensures that we can meet the highest quality and safety standards. Moreover, our products have been installed and used all over the world in a variety of industries, including oil and gas, chemical, maritime, defense, and construction. They have a proven track record of reliability and safety. As a result, Straatman has become a leading supplier of Quick Release Hooks.


One of the main topics in our quality assurance process is material traceability. First, we track the origin of all materials used in our products, from procurement to final production. This helps us to ensure that our products are made from high-quality materials and that they meet our strict safety standards. In addition, our material traceability process includes unique identification, registration and marking, and the inclusion of materials certificates. Material traceability is an important part of Straatman's quality assurance process and it helps us to provide high-quality products that meet the needs of our customers.

Welding quality

We produce all parts of our mooring hooks in our own factory in Holland. This allows us to have complete control over the quality of our products and processes. An important part during the production of is welding. We use certified welders and perform non-destructive testing (NDT) on all welds to ensure quality. NDT is a type of testing that does not damage the weld, but is still able to detect flaws in the weld that could cause failure. All NDT reports are included in the construction file for each project. Feel free to contact our QC department in case of questions about our Quality Control processes.


We are constantly innovating and developing new products and solutions. In fact, our team of dedicated engineers and developers are always working on improvements and new ideas. We regularly introduce new products and solutions to the market.

Wide range of options

We can add a wide range of options 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

We supply mooring hooks around the world to various industries. Our "safety first" philosophy leads to advanced solutions. All components are designed with safety in mind. In addition, our in-house production gives us full control over the entire process, ensuring the quality of our mooring hooks. They can carry full loads quickly, easily, and with minimal effort. Furthermore, Straatman serves projects worldwide. Our global network of agents and distributors allows us to supply 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 our team

High Quality Products

Our products are designed and manufactured with attention to detail. We use the best materials and check everything to make sure you get the best.

Excellent Service Level

We’re here to help you. Our team is always ready to answer your questions and make sure you’re happy with our service.

Continuous Innovation

We always try to be better. We keep learning, improving and investing in research and development so we can give you the newest and best solutions.

Certified on Every Necessary Level

We meet all the important standards. This means our products are safe, reliable, and trustworthy.

Dedicated and Enthusiastic Team

Our team loves what they do. They work hard to meet your needs and make you happy.

We Do What We Promise

We keep our promises. You can trust us to do what we say we will.


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