Quick Release Hooks order completed

At the end of last year, Straatman received a great order from a leading French civil contractor for the supply, commissioning and start-up of twenty four double 75 T Quick Release Mooring units which will be installed on three newly constructed ferry berths in Calais, France.

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Our testing machine: ensuring safety and quality [with video]

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!

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Completed order Quick Release Hooks and Berthing Aid System for Pengerang

This week we successfully completed an internal FAT of a Phase 3 jetty system to be installed at a huge bunkering port, situated in the Malaysian Pengerang area.

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Press release: Green berthing area for Port of Hamburg

A newly-built berthing area in the Elbe River is powered by nineteen solar panels. The panels provide power to quick-release mooring hook units with integrated capstans. Following the Port of Rotterdam, the Port of Hamburg is the second major port to opt for this sustainable solution.

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Successful commissioning at Alfa Terminal in Poland

As soon as the borders opened again, our engineers started the commissioning of the Quick Release Mooring Hooks and Berthing Aid System at the Alfa Terminal. This terminal, located in Szczecin in Poland, is specialized in trans-shipment and storage of bulk cargo and liquid chemical cargo.

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Port of Amsterdam signs service and maintenance contract with Straatman

In 2019 we finished commissioning the project for Solar Power Systems and Quick Release Mooring Hooks for the Port of Amsterdam. Because safety is top priority for this port, they decided to sign a service and maintenance contract for these hooks and solar systems. Every 3 months our service engineers will inspect and service all systems and last month we performed the first maintenance at this location.

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Installation of load monitoring systems on already installed Quick Release Hooks

In 2019 we installed a new project consisting of our award winning Solar power systems combined with Quick Release hook units at the Port of Hamburg. Recently we equipped each Quick Release Hook with a load cell, to measure the mooring loads on the separate hooks. The alarms set by the client, visualization and history of the mooring loads are integrated in our software platform. Once a vessel is moored to the dolphin, the actual load value of each load cell will be sent by LoRa communication. The online dashboard shows the data of the loadcells combined for each dolphin. 

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Port of Amsterdam becomes sustainable

In December 2019 we finished commissioning and did a successful site acceptance test for our Solar Systems and Quick Release Mooring Hooks in the Port of Amsterdam. On 8 monopiles in the Buitenspuikanaal in IJmuiden our solar systems and quick release hooks are now in use to the satisfaction of the port operators.

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Alfa Terminal - Poland ready to be commissioned

After the summer of 2019 we have successfully completed and transported an order for quick release mooring hooks and a berthing aid system. Meanwhile our products have been installed by  contractor F+Z Baugesellschaft on the Alfa Terminal in Szczecin - Poland. Our engineers will execute the commissioning and site acceptance tests of this project soon.

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Where are Straatman's agents located and where have we delivered our products in 2019?

We produce our quick release mooring hooks, dredging equipment, and solar systems for companies all around the world. Our customers are spread out across the globe, and find us via our agents, through existing contacts or via our own website. Read this blog to find out more about where and how we can deliver our products worldwide.
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