News & projects

New project: 107 pcs of 300T Smart Bollards for Prinses Amaliahaven

Straatman will deliver 107 pcs of 300T Smart Bollards to Prinses Amaliahaven, the largest construction project in the port of Rotterdam. The first batch is ready and tested in our factory last week for type approval on SWL 300 and 600T load test. The first units will be delivered this year while the complete project will be operational in 2024.

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Gastech | Milan | 5-8 September 2022

Let’s meet at Gastech 2022 in Milan!

Straatman will participate as an exhibitor at the Gastech Exhibition & Conference. The event will take place from 5 - 8 September 2022 at Fiera Milano in Italy. Visit us at booth 13M01 to learn more about our mooring products and latest developments. We can’t wait to see you there!

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Straatman will supply the complete mooring system to Germany’s first LNG Terminal.

The Wilhelmshaven LNG terminal project is located in the North of Germany, along the North Sea coast and will facilitate direct LNG import into the German and European market. For this project, Straatman will supply the complete mooring system

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Straatman mooring equipment for LNG terminal Paldiski in Estonia.

In cooperation with our local representative, Straatman accepted a fantastic order for LNG terminal Paldiski in Lahepere Bay in Estonia. Since the terminal needs to be operational in Q4-2022 the delivery time was one of the main selection points of the local contractor. As Straatman still manufactures most of the parts in-house, we are able to meet this very challenging time schedule.

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When size does matter....

From mini, to round shaped and supersized. We can offer customized capstans that meet the highest industry standards, as we design and manufacture them at our own facilities. Currently, we are working on three different capstan projects, all specially designed to meet the clients wishes.

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Meet our massive 600 metric tonnes test bench for the Smart Bollard

For our brand new Smart Bollards, we have designed and are producing a testing rig. Just like the Smart Bollard, this testing rig is a one of a kind.

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Our mooring and dredging expertise combined

A couple of years ago we used our expertise to design remotely operated 250 tons quick release hooks, equipped with a solar powered hydraulic powerpack. These are used by a mega cutter suction dredger on their left and right anchor line pontoons, for safe deployment and operation. The lines are used to move the ship in a left-to-right motion, sweeping their dredging work along the sea or river bed.

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Old style traffic light BAS system with latest state of the art technology.

Recently we dispatched a Berthing Aid System which is now on the way to our US Refinery Customer in Baytown Texas. The supplied equipment, once installed, measures speed and distance of an approaching vessel and compares the obtained data with pre-programmed allowable values.

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Smart Bollard in full action during storm Eunice.

Last Friday, Storm Eunice hit the Netherlands with gusts of 75 mph. With such storms there is a chance that the mooring lines will snap. This is exactly why we developed the Smart Bollard: by using our system, the actual load on the bollard can be followed real-time and the right actions on the right moments can be taken.

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Trial Smart Bollard at MSC Terminal Valencia

MSC Terminal Valencia is a terminal dedicated to the handling of containers of Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), which is the largest container shipping company in the world.
At the end of last year we were invited by MSC Terminal Valencia to discuss the replacement of their standard bollards for Smart Bollards to moor their huge container vessels. 

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