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New 150-Ton Quick Release Hook Approved by RINA from Posidonia

Posidonia, an esteemed company with over a century of experience in the maritime sector and 40 years of specialization, proudly presents its quick release hooks.

Quality Certifications: New 150-Ton Quick Release Hook

Posidonia announces the imminent approval of its new 150-ton quick release hook by RINA (Registro Italiano Navale).

This hook will be installed on an oceanographic vessel and is suitable for all types of ships, both navy and civil.

With an operator effort of less than 15 kg, the hook opens, ensuring efficiency and safety in critical operations.

Posidonia’s quick release hooks are certified according to IACS (International Association of Classification Societies) standards, ensuring that each product meets the international safety and quality requirements. IACS certifications are a hallmark of excellence, making Posidonia’s products a reliable choice for naval operators and industry technicians.

Quick Release Hook: Technical Specifications

The technical specifications of the quick release hooks vary according to the model and customer requirements.

Key technical parameters include:

  •  Safe Working Load (SWL): Up to 150 tons. 
  • Materials: Stainless steel and special steel. 
  • Customizable dimensions: Based on the specific needs of the customer.

Tons (up to) mm mm mm mm mm
5 365 60 90 160 110
10 520 90 180 200 140
20 inox 505 60 155 208 170
40 steel 505 60 155 208 170
50 600 80 125 245 170
75 720 100 160 300 204
138 - 150 720 100 160 300 224

Posidonia’s Quick Release Hook - Customization

Posidonia’s quick release hooks are designed and manufactured entirely in Italy, utilizing high-quality materials such as stainless steel and special steel.

These hooks are essential for mooring and towing operations, ensuring safety and reliability even under the most extreme conditions.

A significant example of Posidonia’s ability to customize its products is the quick release hook with a pneumatic piston, developed for a research vessel operating at -50 degrees Celsius. This specific product was optimized for winterization, demonstrating the versatility and adaptability of Posidonia’s hooks to meet the most particular requirements.

More details on this success story can be found here>

Quick Release Hook: Reliability and Safety

Safety is a priority for Posidonia. The quick release hooks are designed to facilitate emergency operations and ensure the immediate release of the load in critical situations.

This feature is particularly useful for military ships and workboats, where speed and reliability can make a significant difference.

Posidonia: Italian Manufacturing and Global Presence

Posidonia manufactures mooring and towing equipment in Novi Ligure, Italy.

The focus on quality and local craftsmanship ensures robust and reliable products, capable of meeting the stringent demands of the maritime sector.

Posidonia operates worldwide, with point of reference in the Netherlands, China, and Singapore. This global presence allows Posidonia to provide high-quality service and support to its customers around the world. Contact information for these point of reference can be found here>

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Posidonia’s quick release hooks  with a long history and a continuous commitment to quality and safety, Posidonia remains a reference point in the maritime sector. For further information and to request a quote, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or visit this page>

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