We started off our solar system solutions around 6 years ago, from the port in Rotterdam (Tweede Maasvlakte). We were working on an assignment for a client and needed power supply for the quick release mooring hooks and capstans. Previously, our client would have applied electricity via cables through the water. However, we knew that these cables are prone to extensive damage as the anchors of passing boats can scrape or break them. As a result, repair costs can increase and tasks are interrupted. Also, placing cables via the seabed is a risk full and expensive operation. To minimize all these risks, our engineers developed a solar system for quick release mooring hooks.Read more
Due to Christmas and New Year, our company will be closed from 23 December 2019 to 1 January 2020. On behalf of all our partners and employees we wish you very happy holidays!
Vanwege de feestdagen zijn wij gesloten van 23 december 2019 tot en met 1 januari 2020. Namens alle medewerkers wensen wij u hele fijne feestdagen!Read more
It is Wednesday morning, 9 o’clock. A truck enters the Straatman factory site. The driver gets out and reports to the reception. Our receptionist refers him to the unloading dock at the side of the building. The canvas on cargo space of the truck is pushed aside and we see a number of thick steel plates. They are quickly unloaded with our cranes and immediately labelled with a unique identification number. The journey to become a Quick Release Hook has begun. But getting the steel plates is not just a matter of purchase and delivery. Here you can read how we choose our suppliers.Read more
On our website and on our blogs, we often mention our testing machine. And with good reason, because we believe that this machine is a crucial part of our production process. Our team tests every hook extensively, so we can guarantee that our clients purchase machines that they can rely on for 100%. But how does this testing process work, and what do we focus on? You will know when you read this blog and watch the video!Read more
Machinefabriek L. Straatman wins order for Finkenwerder project in Germany! We are happy to announce that we have secured a new order for our solar power supply systems in combination with our quick release mooring hooks to be delivered to the Port of Hamburg.
The systems will be installed on 19 Dolphins in the Elbe close to the Finkenwerder area.Read more
Straatman is the only producer of Quick Release Mooring Hooks in the world with its own in-house production facility. Sales Manager Maarten Verboom is very adamant about this: ‘If we want to be the market leader in Quick Release Hooks, safeguarding the quality will always be our key concern and this means that, for us, in-house production is the only option.’ To demonstrate this conclusion, Straatman takes us on a tour of the production process. Read this article and discover the unique advantages Straatman offers against a very competitive price.Read more
As thé manufacturer of dredging equipment, quick release hooks and autonomous solar systems, Straatman will participate as exhibitor on Europort 2019 in the world port city of Rotterdam.Please visit our booth no. 3207 to experience our latest developments and innovations.Read more
Our in-house designed, produced and tested quick release hooks can be delivered with remote controlled release options. In this case we supplied 8 sets of double 100T quick release mooring hooks units.Read more
Maritiem Nederland recently voted our innovative Solar Systems the Sexiest Energy Transition Project in Europe’s largest port! The Dutch maritime magazine is referring to them as "the face of the harbor".Read more