Verhoef Gangway Systems

Verhoef Gangway Systems

Safe and reliable under all circumstances

Verhoef Access Technology has designed and manufactured more than 1000 shore-based access systems for Oil and Gas terminals in 70 countries all over the world. Since the supply of the first Gangway System in 1966, we have developed a large number of standard designs, which are flexible to be adapted or tuned in accordance with the specific requirements of the client.

Basically there are three main designs:

  • the tower type, with a telescopic gangway that moves vertically along the tower by means of a lift platform. Because of its lift platform, the gangway-tower can cover ship deck levels from Small Barges up to Ultra Large Crude Carriers in combination with ship movements resulting from tidal, loading/unloading and heave motions.
  • the column type, with a telescopic gangway at a fixed height. The column type is suitable for reaching ship deck levels from well below up to a maximum of approximately 18 meter (54 feet) above jetty deck.
  • the riding ladder can be used when the variation in ship’s deck levels is limited and sufficient space on the jetty deck is available.

If you require more information on our gangway systems, please fill out our Questionnaire gangway systems.

Moreover, Verhoef produces portable gangways, bulwarkladders, cabin stairs and mobile maintenance platforms for aircrafts, and mobile passenger bridge systems. For all products we manufactured we offer a lifetime extension programme. For more information, see below.

Gangway Tower

The Verhoef Gangway Tower has a telescopic gangway that vertically moves along the tower by means of a lift platform. As a result, the gangway-tower can cover ship deck levels from Small Barges up to Ultra Large Crude Carriers, in combination with the ship movements...

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Gangway Column

The column has a turnable platform at a fixed height which can be reached by access stairs mounted to the side of the main structure. The telescopic gangway is mounted to the turnable platform and after positioning on the vessel’s deck will freely follow all movements...

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Riding Ladder

The Riding Ladder Systems vary in their design from a simple hand powered up to a fully hydraulic or electric powered design. Normally, the riding ladder system has a gangway with a fixed length. The sway movement of the vessels is compensated by the riding...

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Cabin stairs and mobile maintenance platforms

In airplane maintenance, safe access is of vital importance. As maintenance personnel has to position their access equipment around the airplane, access stairs and mobile maintenance platforms should be lightweight, easy to operate and maintenance free. Movement by hand or electric or compressed air, we design...

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Mobile Passenger Bridge Systems

For safe access to cruise vessels, Verhoef designs, builds and installs passenger bridge systems. Based on the technology used for ship to shore access systems for oil and gas terminals, Verhoef builds passenger bridges at customer specification, adjusted to existing situations or integrated in the...

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Questionnaire gangway systems

Thank you for your interest in Verhoef Access Technology.In order to be able to recommend the best economic design for your project, we need further site information.We kindly ask you to send us your reply on  the underneath questions so that we can assist you...

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