Coltraco Ultrasonics wins Fire Innovation of the Year Award

Coltraco Ultransonics, a London-based company which manufactures portable ultrasonic liquid level indicators to check how much gas is in fire-extinguishing cylinders onboard vessels, has been named winner of the Fire Innovation of the Year award at the SHE (Safety & Health Excellence) Awards for its Portasteele Calculator. The company said it was delighted and humbled to be chosen by the… Read more →

Issue 76

– Regional Focus: UK & Europe – Posidonia Preview – Tools and Spare Parts – Paints & Coatings – Fire & Evacuation – Play & After Hours Click here to view the latest issue Read more →

Saudi approval for aqua-tools’ B-QUA ballast water testing kit

The Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has confirmed that aqua-tools’ B-QUA ballast water analysis kit will be included in the list of recommended equipment for use by ballast water testing providers affiliated to Saudi Aramco contracted shipping agents. B-QUA is an indicative test capable of analysing all three ballast water factions – bacteria, 10-50µm, and >50µm – onboard… Read more →

PTR Holland Group – protecting life and property at sea

All our products are being tested constantly to offer you the highest possible quality products. PTR Holland Group has more than 30 years’ experience in the production of MED & USCG approved pilot-embarkation (rope) ladders for marine and offshore industry. Furthermore according to IMPA and ISSA we currently stock more than 12,000 different products and counting and we also participate… Read more →

Survitec lands liferaft contract with Dutch sailing charter company

Safety solutions provider Survitec has reached agreement to provide Tallship Company, a Dutch sailing charter outfit, with 23 Extended Service Rafts (ESR) over a five-year period, with an option to extend for a further five years. The new equipment will replace existing DSB Inflatable Rescue Boats on the charter vessels and the contract is worth in excess of €160,000 over… Read more →

Wrist Ship Supply

  Your one-stop resource and full service provider of all your provisions and stores Wrist Ship Supply is the world’s leading ship and offshore supplier of provisions and stores with a market share around 8 %. Wrist offers a global 24/7 service, including handling of owners’ goods, shipping, air freight and related marine services that meet the demands of international… Read more →

ERMA FIRST accelerates growth with opening of new office in Korea

The new branch office of ERMA FIRST in Korea was ceremoniously opened in Busan, on Saturday (17th March) by members of the management board and Magna Mare, the company’s Korean agents, in the presence of customers, politicians and coworkers. ERMA FIRST designs and manufactures innovative Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS) in compliance with the latest legislation. After having delivered satisfactory… Read more →

VIKING sees slight improvement in cargo and offshore

For the second consecutive year, revenue and earnings remained stagnant for 2017 at VIKING Life-Saving Equipment. Two of the largest customer segments, the cargo ship market and offshore industry, remain in turmoil and continue to impact the top and bottom lines, however the company said signs of a slight improvement in the economy were encouraging, as well as VIKING’s gain… Read more →

Garrets International – your global provisions and stores management partner

Garrets is the leading provision and stores management partner to the global shipping community. We serve almost 2,000 vessels around the world with high focus on quality based on an agreed daily rate. We take care of each provisioning and non-consumable needs our customers may require, and work closely with each vessel and owner in order to establish a good… Read more →

Going green can save the green

Thordon Bearings will present a paper at a major conference in Copenhagen next week, where the polymer bearings specialist will emphasise how the adoption of green technologies can slash ship operation costs. As part of a session on cost-saving technologies, Craig Carter (pictured), Thordon Bearings’ Director of Marketing and Customer Service, will compare the advantages and disadvantages of both oil… Read more →

Aqua-steel, Effective & Long-term Rust Treatment and prevention, easy to use, fast, minimum preparation, trusted by ship owners and managers since 1992

Aqua-steel is a unique corrosion control system developed by Bayer-Wood Technologies for use on rusted ferrous metal surfaces. The ferrous surface to be protected is converted on contact to a complex organic iron compound by the unique deoxygenating agent incorporated in the Aqua-steel converter. This black, corrosion-resistant layer is formed by utilizing all the surface moisture and oxygen during the… Read more →

Rivertrace showcases products at Asia Pacific Maritime

UK-based water quality monitoring specialists Rivertrace will showcase its Smart PFM 107 Oil-in-Water Monitor and Smart Turbidity Monitor at Asia Pacific Maritime in Singapore next week (14th to 18th March). The Smart PFM 107 Oil-in-Water Monitor measures particulates in the sample stream on a continuous basis by passing the process fluid through a proprietary photo optical measuring cell, developed by… Read more →

ShipServ and IB sign partnership agreement to offer full integration

ShipServ, the global maritime e-procurement platform, and IB, a provider of technical fleet management software, formally announced their partnership agreement, which will see ShipServ’s e-procurement solution fully integrated with IB’s InfoSHIP maritime software suite. The announcement was made at Seatrade Cruise Global, currently taking place in Fort Lauderdale. The agreement will see both parties working together to enable all InfoSHIP… Read more →

H. Ferwerda BV – the global suppliers

Ferwerda B.V. is the leading supplier of meat products to international operating companies. Situated in the heart of Rotterdam, Ferwerda has direct contact with the network of major abattoirs in and outside the European Community. The company is, therefore, ideally placed to purchase and supply meats, poultry and a wide variety of frozen food products worldwide and at the prices quoted… Read more →

New Challenger software speeds the electronic delivery of digital charts and weekly updates

One of the most famous names in the navigational chart business, Thomas Gunn (pictured), has underlined his commitment to the digital age in navigation by designing a new ‘Challenger’ software that will speed up the delivery of digital charts and weekly navigational updates. Developed by Poseidon Navigation Services, an International Admiralty Chart Agent and Digital Distributor he has created, Challenger… Read more →

Den-Jet – There is no substitute

Are you having problems with PORT CAPTAINS, CHARTERS, IMO RULES or INVESTORS? Could it be that your vessels are not maintained to the standard they should be? And do you have the same problem as any other person involved in operating vessels – CORROSION. Prevention of corrosion begins from the steel construction of your vessel and finishes with the final coating.… Read more →

IMO celebrates 70 years with visit from HM Queen Elizabeth II

HM Queen Elizabeth ll visited the IMO’s headquarters in London today (Tuesday) to mark 70 years to the day since the treaty establishing the International Maritime Organization was adopted. Accompanied by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim, she unveiled a commemorative plaque and cut an anniversary cake. Her Majesty also met some of the guests attending the event, including representatives of IMO… Read more →

Welcome to the ME Group

We are the biggest provider of duty paid, tax free and provisions services in Nordic and Baltic areas. We handle all logistics, storage and delivery services for our customers. We have an extensive network of sub-offices so we are always near to our customers and able to serve them in all the Finnish ports. History ME Group is part of… Read more →

Survitec to deploy evacuation Super Slide in US for first time at Seatrade Cruise Global

Safety solutions provider Survitec will be demonstrating its evacuation Super Slide at Seatrade Cruise Global in Fort Lauderdale in March, a US first for the company. The SurvitecZodiac slide will be mounted from the third level of the exhibition to the second level, allowing attendees the unique opportunity to experience a smooth and speedy evacuation. The marine evacuation slide has… Read more →

Bayport

It’s Good to Evolve Puerto y Bahia rebranded to Bayport as part of a new strategy to grow and expand our operations Puerto y Bahia, as a sign of its growth and its move toward a new strategy, the company rebranded to Bayport. It’s a move that reaffirms the company’s leadership in Spain and abroad, and a desire to enter… Read more →