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Lankhorst Mouldings and RiserTec Develop Dynamic Bend Stiffeners

25 October 2011

Offshore engineering specialist, Lankhorst Mouldings and independent engineering design consultancy, RiserTec have announced a co-operation agreement for the design and manufacture of dynamic bend stiffeners. Under the agreement, RiserTec will design and test the riser ancillary products and provide project-specific technical support to Lankhorst. Lankhorst Mouldings will manufacture the bend stiffeners at its facility in the Netherlands.

"The combination of skills, experience and capability of RiserTec and Lankhorst Mouldings will ensure projects are completed in an efficient and innovative manner, with consistent high quality, says Martin Esselbrugge, Offshore Business Unit manager.

RiserTec, formed in 2003, is an independent design and engineering consultancy with offices in Aberdeen & Houston, specialising in riser, pipeline, mooring and subsea projects for a wide range of international clients; providing technically advanced analysis, practical project based design experience, prototype development, and bespoke solutions.

Based in Sneek, the Netherlands, Lankhorst Mouldings is a leading manufacturer of high performance thick walled plastic mouldings for the offshore market with successful technical innovations in the application of advanced polyefin, epoxy syntactic buoyancy and polyurethane polymer and moulding technologies. Their precision engineered products include, Bend Restrictors, Piggy Back Clamping systems, Buoyancy aids, through to VIV Suppression Strakes and Fairings and now Dynamic Bend Stiffeners.