HydroTec Marine Loading Arm

The HydroTec is hydraulically operated.


Available in diameters ranging from 6″ to 20″, suitable for all liquids & gasses between -50  and +200 °C

Key features

  • Cable free design with adjustable balancing link
  • Fully hardened replaceable cartridge swivel ball races
  • Support jack bended towards ship manifold
  • Vacuum resistant block seals with zero emission
  • Self supported, lightweight design
  • Only six swivel joints required
  • Minimum pressure drop
  • Operator friendly locking system
  • Modular design suitable for container shipment
  • 10 years guarantee

Technical Details

  • Hydraulically operated
  • Dedicated hydraulic solenoid valves for each Marine Loading Arm
  • Completely balanced, in empty or full condition
  • 6” up to 20”
  • – 50 °C / + 200 °C
  • Suitable for all (petro-) chemicals, liquids and gases.
  • 150# and 300#
  • Available in all materials, e.g.: Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel and Stainless Steel 316Ti


  • Powered Emergency Release Coupler
  • Quick Connect / Disconnect Coupler (with two-phase-safety-connection)
  • Radio & wired Remote Control operation
  • Range monitoring alarm
  • Support Jack bended towards shipmanifold
  • Vapour return line, rigid or flexible
  • Easy seal replacement
  • Maintenance platforms & access ladders
  • Drains, purge and instrument nozzles
  • Purge and stripping lines
  • Vacuumbreaker
  • Level & pressure transmitters
  • Isolation flange
  • Heat tracing and thermal insulation.
  • Hydraulic power units
  • Control Panels, including SIL Level.

Design standards

  • OCIMF ’99
  • TA Lüft VDI 2440
  • CE (PED & ATEX)

Transportation methods

  • Modular Design for containerized transport
  • Fully assembled by truck
  • Fully assembled by ship


Support jack

Bended support jack assures complete ship surface contact.

Emergency Release Coupler (ERC)

To be used as product valve through additional dedicated actuatation cylinder.

Replaceable ball races

Fully hardened, to assure minimal wear and tear (brinelling) and no replacement of swivel joint

Piggy back vapour return line

Flexible or Rigid, designed to prevent pocket effect.

HydroTec in use

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