Knuckle Type Hose Tower

The Knuckle Type Hose Tower is an in house development for customers in areas with big tides. The loading arms consist of a rigid inboard , rigid outboard and flexible hose. This way no crane is needed to connect the hose to the ship manifold

This saves a lot of time!

Key features

  • No crane required
  • Quicker connection time
  • Multiple product line connections
  • Cross over connections
  • Minimal bending moments on the hoses
  • Minimal space required
  • Simultaneous dual ship loading
  • No hoses on jetty

Technical Details

  • Hydraulically, electrically or pneumatically operated
  • Actuated by cylinders or winch
  • 3” up to 10”
  • – 50 °C / + 200 °C
  • Suitable for almost all (petro-) chemicals, liquids and gases.
  • 150# and 300#
  • Available in all materials, e.g.: Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel and Stainless Steel 316Ti and composite


  • Quick coupler
  • Break away coupler
  • Vapour line
  • Product valve
  • Drain and purge connections
  • Tracing and insulation
  • Parking lock
  • Parking sensor



Possible to include JLA QC/DC for quick (dis-)connection

Knukle arm

No crane is required to connect to ship

Swivel Joints

With vacuum resistant zero emission swivel joints

Skid solution

JLA has possibility to deliver Hose Towers fully assembled as one skid.

Knuckle Type Hose Tower in use

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