Improve safety and best practice in level monitoring of industrial tanks with the all new Portatank®

During COVID-19, businesses that can, must lead the way in continuing positive British innovation. Those of us in business who can, should now accelerate our efforts to support our employees, and continue to design, manufacture, sell and export. At Coltraco Ultrasonics we continue to propel forward our Research & Development projects and are proud to be launching new products during… Read more →

Commentary from CSP Hunter OBE: Accelerate Efforts to Support Employees, Design, Manufacturing and Export During COVID-19

“During the COVID-19 crisis, businesses that can, must continue to lead the way in driving British innovation. I highly support the UK Government in how they are dealing with the crisis and a very welcome return to the Prime Minister. The economic measures of the UK Government are largely great ones, and certainly exceptional in their good intent. HMRCs PAYE… Read more →

NIPPON PAINT AND CORNING INC DEVELOP ANTIVIRUS SURFACE COATING

Nippon Paint and Corning Inc, the US-based technology company, have developed a special coating to protect workers from picking up viruses from painted surfaces.   Nippon Paint’s Antivirus Kids Paint, developed specifically for frontline hospital use, incorporates Corning Guardiant™ Antimicrobial Particles – a nascent technology designed to safeguard against viruses from adhering to hospital surfaces.   Experts estimate that viruses… Read more →

Moscord and Nyborg aim to deliver convenience, control and savings for shipowners worldwide

  15..04.2020, Copenhagen, Denmark: “Maritime procurement can be a real mess,” states Klaus Nyborg, a veteran of the shipping industry and, amongst other high-profile roles, non-executive chairman of Singapore-headquartered Moscord. “There is little standardization of processes, mostly spot ordering instead of long-term strategic decision making, a lack of transparency, a huge lack of efficiency, minimum added value in terms of… Read more →

Issue 84

– Regional Focus: Turkey & UK – Fire & Evacuation – Safety & Medical – Debt Management –Paint & Coatings – Play & After Hours Click here to view the latest issue Read more →

Ship Suppliers Must be Classed as Essential Workers, says ISSA

Ship suppliers should be given ‘essential worker’ status to enable them to keep the world’s ships stocked with vital supplies and spare parts during the global coronavirus pandemic, says the International Ship Suppliers & Services Association (ISSA).   Responding to complaints from ship supply companies that they are being prevented from delivering to ships in some ports, ISSA has written to the heads of the International Maritime… Read more →

Crew members could be at risk as ships are being prevented from taking on supplies because of Coronavirus, says ISSA

Seafarers could be the ones to suffer as ships find themselves unable to take on essential medical supplies and provisions as the extent of the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic takes hold around the world, according to the International Shipsuppliers & Services Association (ISSA). Ships cannot operate without the supplies and provisions they need but the decision by some ports to refuse… Read more →

Women encouraged to consider a career at sea as global demand for seafarers increases

As International Women’s Day approaches, one of the world’s leading maritime companies is breaking the mould of a traditionally male dominated sector. V.Group, which provides ship management and marine support services to ship owners and operators around the world, employs 47,000 people in onshore and offshore roles. In a sector where women represent only two per cent of the world’s… Read more →

ERMA FIRST BWTS FIT OBTAINS USCG TYPE APPROVAL FOR BWTS USING HYDAC FILTERS

Obtaining the USCG Type Approval in October 2017, under Lloyd’s Register (LR) as an Independent Laboratory (IL), made ERMA FIRST the first full flow electrolysis BWTS vendor worldwide to have achieved such an important milestone. In order to provide its customers with more options, ERMA FIRST now offers a third filter alternative, adding HYDAC filters to its range of options.… Read more →

Don’t forget the fire-fighting requirement with a scrubber retrofit, advises Survitec

Ship owners looking to retrofit marine exhaust gas cleaning systems as a way of complying with new sulphur emissions rules should verify the capacity of their fixed fire-fighting systems before undertaking any retrofit projects. While amendments to MARPOL Annex VI, dubbed the IMO 2020 regulation, do not specifically require additional fire-fighting capability, leading safety expert Survitec reminds owners that any… Read more →

Organise your equipment more efficiently than ever with the new Peli™ Hybrid Cases Now combining the versatile TrekPak™ dividers and customisable Pick N Pluck™ foam

  Barcelona, February 2020 – Users no longer have to choose between the versatility of the TrekPak™ divider system or the protection of Pick N Pluck™ foam. Peli now offers the new Peli™ Hybrid Cases. Available as a new standard offering in either the Peli™ 1510 or Peli™ Air 1535 Carry On Case, the interior features both the TrekPak™ system and… Read more →

Safe Bulkers extends partnership with Alfa Laval

Greek dry bulk operator Safe Bulkers has signed a long-term service agreement with Alfa Laval, which it says will safeguard compliance through connectivity and more. In June 2018 Safe Bulkers selected Alfa Laval to retrofit 20 of its vessels with Alfa Laval PureSOx scrubber systems for exhaust gas cleaning. Safe Bulkers ordered PureSOx retrofits for 12 Post-Panamax vessels, six Kamsarmax… Read more →

L.I.N.K Global to provide logistics services to ShipParts.com e-procurement platform

L.I.N.K. Global, one of the oldest established international network of independent forwarders, has signed a cooperation agreement with ShipParts.com, the rapidly expanding marine e-commerce platform, in which both parties will explore a myriad of mutually beneficial digitalisation projects. Initially, the new agreement will see the companies cooperate on the delivery of spare parts procured using the ShipParts.com platform, with the… Read more →

ARIMAR is now part of the LALIZAS FORCE

The LALIZAS Group of companies keeps on growing and proudly welcomes ARIMAR to its family, a European leader in the production of state-of-the-art life rafts.   In October 2019 and in the frame of wisely seizing opportunities, the group made one more strategic acquisition in order to expand its portfolio and to achieve further synergies between its companies.   Among… Read more →

Thordon Seal retrofit keeps Hadi 37 on-hire

Capital expenditure is always a key consideration during the system procurement process but when low cost components result in an increase in unbudgeted operational costs, then any savings quickly diminish. That was the experience of Saudi Arabia-based ship operator Hadi Hamad Al-Hammam when the original shaft seals fitted to Hadi 37, a 2013-built twin-screw offshore tug supply vessel (OTSV), began… Read more →

ShipServ appoints Henrik Hyldahn as CEO

Maritime e-procurement platform ShipServ has announced that Henrik Hyldahn (pictured) has been appointed as its new CEO, effective from 1st January, 2020. Former CEO, Kim Skaarup, will join the board as Vice Chairman. Mr Hyldahn was previously ShipServ’s Chief Solutions Officer and will be charged with taking the company through its next phase of growth, following a very successful period… Read more →

PSM announce Maas Marine & Industrial Equipment BV as Exclusive Dutch Distributor

  PSM Instrumentation is delighted to start 2020 with the announcement that they have appointed the Dutch company Maas Marine & Industrial Equipment BV as their agent and exclusive distributor of PSM products in the Netherlands, with effect from January 1st. Like PSM, Maas Marine is also a member of the Scanjet Group. Based in Rotterdam they are a long established… Read more →

MADE IN GREECE AWARDS 2019 LALIZAS receives two Gold awards from the Greek Marketing Academy

The Made in Greece Awards has been a big celebration for both the academic and the corporate world, honoring manufacturing companies from various industries. The Awards, organised by the Greek Marketing Academy, have been established in order to empower the effort of production plants of companies which are based in Greece. On the 16th of December, the event took place… Read more →

Nippon Paint Marine’s LF-Sea hull coating wins Global Warming Prevention Award

Nippon Paint Marine Coatings low-friction hull coating system LF-Sea has won a 2020 Japanese Government Award for Global Warming Prevention Activity. Japan’s Parliamentary Vice-Minister of the Environment, Tetsuya Yagi, presented the award to NPMC President Seiichiro Shirahata after a Select Committee found the coating system met all the criteria in the Countermeasure Technology category. In particular, the judging panel found… Read more →