News & projects

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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Custom made capstans for HES Hartel Tank Terminal

Last year, we delivered fifteen custom made vertical capstans, executed completely weather proof and suitable for ATEX Zone 1 to our customer Hes International B.V. for their brand new HES Hartel Tank Terminal, which is developed at the Maasvlakte in the Port of Rotterdam. This terminal will offer storage capacity for petroleum products and biofuels.

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Production of draghead with turtle deflector

For one of our dredging customers, we are currently producing a draghead, knife type with movable vizor, adjustable water-inlet over the knives, jet nozzles and turtle deflector. Although we have been making products for the dredging industry since 1965, this is our first draghead with a turtle deflector.

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Custom made capstans for Marina Bay Cruise Centre, Singapore

Last week we successfully tested and transported by air three super strong 11kW Safe area free standing capstans, that will be installed at the Marine Bay Cruise Centre in Singapore. This special design was requested to unify with the existing capstans on the berth.

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Straatman developed a smart bollard in collaboration with Port of Rotterdam

Along the quay of the Hutchison Ports ECT Delta terminal on the Maasvlakte, the Port of Rotterdam Authority has installed a smart bollard as part of a trial. The smart bollard was developed in collaboration with Straatman BV. By measuring the strain on the mooring lines in real time, the bollard not only allows the real-time monitoring of safety, but it also provides a clearer picture of which vessels can moor at which quays.

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Solar power systems to power beam lights and nautical lights

With our extended experience in applying our Solar-powered and remote monitored systems, we can really provide for any situation. For this project, our customer has asked us to deliver a reliable, robust and durable Solar system to power a Beam light and, more importantly, a Nautical light in ATEX Zone 1 environment. 

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Your reliable partner for dredging equipment

The high quality of our products and the experience and service that we provide, secured our company for being one of the most solid partners and suppliers for dredging companies worldwide.

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Power buoy for Lekki Terminal Nigeria

Unloading petroleum from a ship to the oil handling storage facility onshore is a complicated process. To be able to do this, the ship can for example moor offshore and the oil can be transferred through pipelines between the offshore mooring facility and the onshore storage terminal.  

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Dredging Plough - 20 tons of steel

Since decades, we are well known for producing high-quality dredging equipment. Especially fo products such as bow couplings, ball joints and turning glands. With our experience, craftsmanship and dedication to dredging, we have the pleasure to produce custom-made dredging equipment as well. At the moment we are producing a dredging plough with a total length of 14 meters and a weight of 20 tons!

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The advantages of a custom-made capstan

Capstans are used for safe and efficient handling of mooring lines. Freestanding mooring capstans are used to pull the mooring line, from the vessel to the dolphin. In these cases, they are combined with bollards or basic quick release hooks. Our standard capstans are driven by high-quality electrical motors.

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