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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.
After 9 months of working virtually, it was great to meet in person at last!
Straatman and James Fisher Strainstall celebrate the first nine months of our relationship in servicing Strainstall’s legacy quick release hook customers. Due to Covid restrictions all contacts between Strainstall and Straatman have been online until last week, when we finally met in person.
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.Read more
After a lot of hard work in the last months of last year, we are happy to inform you that we have successfully completed the assembly and testing of the 24 ATEX and Safe Area solar systems for the expansion of the berths 81 and 82 in the Calandkanaal, Port of Rotterdam. All systems were completely tested in our factory to ensure a smooth and efficient installation on site coming April 2022.Read more
Straatman will participate as an exhibitor at the Gastech Exhibition & Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from 21 until 23 September 2021. Please visit our booth 4A 145 in hall 4 to experience our latest developments and innovations about our quick release hooks, berthing aid systems, and autonomous solar systems.Read more
We’re excited to announce that we are now fully committed to supporting all of Strainstall’s Quick Release Hook and Jetty System customers around the world. As part of our collaborative agreement with Strainstall, following their decision to exit the Quick Release Hook market, Straatman can now supply replacement assemblies, spare-parts, upgrades, servicing and full technical support, for any existing Strainstall Quick Release Hook systems.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