Strainstall Opens New Production Facility

Marinelink.com
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Strainstall, a part of James Fisher and Son plc, announced the opening of a new production facility based in Bembridge, Isle of Wight.

The new 10,000-sqft. facility produces the full range of mooring hooks and mooring units including a bespoke service specific to customer requirements. It is fully equipped with a 7.5te pendant controlled overhead crane, fork lift trucks and high load racking to ensure maximum efficiency and optimum product turnaround.

The facility also houses a test rig that can test hook units up to 350te.The rig electronically records all hook data during testing and downloads to a document that gives the customer instant access to the test data.

Full testing is carried out in house before being despatched to their customer’s sites. All of the customer’s hook units are tested using Strainstall own test equipment and witnessed by a certifying body.

Staff at the B embridge facility are supported by engineering, electronic and software staff from the Strainstall Head Office at Cowe s to ensure one seamless operation. Strainstall Marine Managing Director Simon Everett, said “We have moved Quick Release Hook production from Belgium bringing it closer to the team here in Cowes, enabling us to offer an integrated FAT for the Quick Release Hooks and Berth Management Systems for our customers."

The facility has its own stores and packing staff to ensure that all units leaving for delivery to our customers are suitable packaged and quality inspected to ensure that they arrive in a condition where they can be immediately installed ready for commissioning by Strainstall commissioning engineers.

www.strainstall.com

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