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20/12/2017
Strainstall load shackles to provide valuable monitoring data for SME PLAT-I tidal energy platform

Strainstall has recently been selected to provide two of its precision engineered, highly accurate load shackles to help inform and increase the survivability and reliability of a floating tidal energy converter (TEC) platform for marine engineering company, Sustainable Marine Energy Ltd (SME).

06/12/2017
Strainstall's structural monitoring capabilities now form part of James Fisher Testing Services

James Fisher Testing Services (JFTS) launched to bring together Testconsult’s expertise in foundation and materials testing with the structural monitoring capabilities of Strainstall.

23/11/2017
Scotload load shackles used during MeyGen tidal turbine installation

Strainstall's sister company, Scotload, the specialist in load measuring and monitoring solutions and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has recently provided load monitoring shackles to the MeyGen project, the largest planned tidal energy plant and the only commercial multi-turbine array currently constructed, to help ensure safe offshore operations.

08/11/2017
A record outing for Strainstall's Frank Rose

Strainstall’s offshore systems engineer Frank Rose sets new world record at the 47th Coniston powerboat records week.

01/11/2017
Scotload’s zone 1 SmartLoad® products now with U.S. and Canadian certification.

Strainstall's sister company Scotload has received U.S. and Canadian hazardous area certification for its SmartLoad 1Ex® wireless monitoring products, after the recent ATEX and IECEx approvals

10/10/2017
Strainstall exhibiting at OTD2017

Strainstall is exhibiting at Norway’s largest annual oil, gas and energy exhibition on 18 and 19 October, at the Stavanger forum, Norway.

07/09/2017
Pelican Summer 2017 released

James Fisher and Sons have released the Summer 2017 edition of their newsletter: Pelican.

04/09/2017
Strainstall secures OEM contract with Kalmar for installation of CWS™

Strainstall has secured a significant contract for its innovative Container Weight System (CWS)™ with a reach stacker original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Kalmar – part of Cargotec, closely following EU approval of the system.

26/07/2017
Strainstall's mooring system starts monitoring at Hywind

Hywind's first floating wind turbine has now been installed at the site, meaning Strainstall's specialist mooring monitoring system is now in use.

17/07/2017
Strainstall's load monitoring equipment supports BAS Halley VI relocation project

Extreme temperature shackles provided load data during towing operations of Halley VI modules in Antarctica.
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