Bollard safety testing company Bollard Load Testing (BLT) has secured a contract at Damen Shipyard in Schiedam, the Netherlands.
PTI previously published an article which detailed the work that BLT is currently involved in as the company sharpens its focus on improving bollard safety.
With the intention to deliver its ‘Guaranteed Performance Bond’ to its clients, Damen has adopted the BLT service to assess and certificate the integrity of its mooring bollards and surrounding structures.
In keeping with Damen’s core family values; the adoption of the BLT Service is also safeguarding its workforce, by considerably reducing the health and safety issues associated with the previous methods of bollard testing.
Being one of the world’s largest international shipbuilding companies, Damen Shipyards Group operates 40 ship and repair yards in 35 countries, employing over 8,000 personnel worldwide.
Damen intends to apply BLT’s service throughout its shipyards.