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Straatman has all kinds of dredging equipment to offer

Straatman is an established manufacturer and supplier and well known in the dredging industry for the quality and reliability of our products. Through the years we developed our dredging equipment program, delivering our products all around the world. We have our own factory in the Netherlands, which keeps the lines short and we can ensure quality of our processes and products. Our enthusiastic and well educated team is committed on every level. Delivering high quality products is our number one priority!

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Bow discharge assembly installed on Galveston Island

Earlier this year, this impressive 25 ton bow discharge assembly left our factory in Zwijndrecht, ready to be built on the Galveston Island, a new hopper dredger of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company. The dredger is now ready to be launched and expected to be ready for operations in the first half 2023.

Proud to see our product on this dredger, bright and shiny like a star!

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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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Busy days in our factory for dredging equipment

These are busy days for dredging companies! At the moment there are many projects and dredgers deployed around the world, and when the dredgers are doing their hard work at sea they require a lot of new equipment, as can be seen in our factory at the moment.

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Bow discharge coupling unit for Damen Dredging Equipment

Last year, Straatman was awarded an order for a bow discharge coupling unit, by Damen Dredging Equipment. Straatman completed the engineering and production of this impressive 50 ton assembly at our factory in Zwijndrecht.

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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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Engineering and production of bow discharge coupling

Straatman is currently working on a bow discharge coupling, which will be installed on an oil recovery and dredging vessel. We execute both engineering and production of this bow discharge coupling in our factory in Zwijndrecht. The unit, with an inside diameter of 900 mm, will consist of a fixed female part and a separate male coupling part with integrated floating body.

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Straatman accepts order for bow discharge assembly

We are proud to inform you that we accepted an order for the production of a bow discharge assembly for a well known American shipyard. The bow discharge installation will have an inside diameter of ø762 mm and a maximum working pressure of 20 bar. Production of this 25.000 kg giant will start in 2021.

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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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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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