Rising from the ashes…

Today, the 23d of October, is a special day for #thelalizasforce, as we proudly celebrate 20 years from a very unpleasant, but milestone, event. In 2000, LALIZAS had 50 employees, 1 factory and 4 branches all over the world, when a disastrous fire broke out at our premises and destroyed everything. That event was the trigger for the rebirth of… Read more →

Tanki rolls out sustainable paper to solve pollution problem

In support of global initiatives to reduce the amount of pollutants discharged to the marine environment, a UK start-up has developed a revolutionary sanitary paper that uses no adhesives or other nano-plastics in its manufacture. Taking a more environmentally-friendly approach to the emergent toilet tissue issue, Shrewsbury-based Tanki is able to supply a sustainably sourced and produced paper that does… Read more →

Protecting oceans with reusable masks

Waste fishing nets are being turned into eco-friendly facemasks in a bid to end mask trash and help protect the oceans. The nets, which pose a severe threat to marine life if abandoned or lost at sea, are collected and ultimately regenerated by Aquafil, together with other nylon waste, to produce ECONYL yarn, used in a variety of sustainable products,… Read more →

Provisions and ship stores at your fingertips with ISSA’s new hard copy and digital catalogues

ISSA has published its first ever Provisions & Bonded Stores Catalogue, enabling smoother ordering of a wide range of international food and drink. Vessel operators, ships’ officers and catering teams will be now be able to identify the universal ISSA ordering code for thousands of food stores and fresh produce, thereby streamlining their ordering process – crucial at a time… Read more →

RINA and Shipparts.com partner on digital equipment procurement

RINA, the ship classification multinational company, and ShipParts.com, a leading e-commerce platform for sourcing marine equipment, spare parts and services, have signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement to enhance the procurement efficiency of the shipping industry. Thanks to this agreement, the marine supply industry and the ship operators will benefit from the added value and smooth procedures given by the partnership.… Read more →

Babcock’s Rosyth facility completes work package for new customers, Northern Lighthouse Board

Babcock International, the Aerospace and Defence Company has successfully completed a package of work for the Northern Lighthouse Board following a competitive tender process. NLV Pole Star, a vessel designed to  deploy and maintain buoys and  respond to wrecks and new dangers to navigation, arrived at Babcock’s Rosyth facility last month for repair, maintenance and safety checks.  This follows a similar… Read more →

V.Group announces new Managing Director of V.Ships Germany

Global ship management company V.Group is strengthening its leadership team with the appointment of Ulla Eithz Nielsen as Managing Director for V.Ships Germany. Based in Hamburg, Ulla joined V.Group in 2019 and previously held the role of Chief Operating Officer of Operational Excellence. Ulla began her maritime career as a deck officer with A.P Møller and has experience in operational… Read more →

Issue 86

– Regional Focus: Australia & Singapore – Technology – Tools and Spare Parts – Debt Management – Ropes – Meats and Fresh Produce – Fire Safety – Medical and Safety – Beers, Wines and Spirits – Play & After Hours Click here to view the latest issue Read more →

2020 marks A-SPE’s 15th anniversary

A-SPE Europe is your global supply partner with years of experience in providing safety marking products to marine, offshore and oil & gas industries. This year we are celebrating our 15th anniversary. Our company is another year older and another year wiser. Throughout these years we have acquired knowledge and experience to deliver the highest standards, making strong and professional… Read more →

Alexander/Ryan Marine & Safety LLC announces appointment of new CEO

Mr. Mark Demmink joined the company on September 21. A highly respected and performance driven Senior Commercial Executive, spanning a successful career of over 30+ years, is now a dynamic part of the company’s team. Much of Mark’s experience has been in the Maritime industry, most notably with Wilhelmsen Maritime Service and Shell Marine where he has held numerous senior… Read more →

Keeping biofouling at bay in times of crisis

Dr Markus Hoffmann, Technical Director, I-Tech AB discusses the importance of biofouling prevention as vessels lay idle during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Few could have predicted the seismic effect COVID-19 would have on the shipping industry throughout 2020. Travel restrictions and a period of decreased demand for goods plunged thousands of ships into idle mode. As most people will know,… Read more →

LALIZAS Montenegro expands its activities through the new Service Station

Almost two years after its opening in Tivat, LALIZAS Montenegro is pleased to announce that is now authorized for servicing LSA and FFE. This means that from now on LALIZAS Montenegro will act as a Service Station for all major brands, like LALIZAS and ARIMAR. Service will be offered for products such as lifejackets, life rafts, breathing devices and fire extinguishers. It is significant to note that through this action, a complete… Read more →

Survitec introduces new turn-key service to support ship owner lay-up requirements

A new service aimed at ensuring CO2 low pressure (LP) firefighting systems are correctly deactivated when ships enter lay-up has been introduced by Survitec. The turn-key CO2 LP lay-up service, developed in collaboration with a leading European-based ship owner, was introduced two months ago following market demand for a solution capable of simplifying decommissioning and recommissioning procedures. Survitec has already… Read more →

New refrigerated room at the facilities of Colombian Ship Supplier

August 8, 2020, the new refrigerated room at the facilities of Colombian Ship Supplier S.A.S. COSS, located on the road to Mamonal Km 6, industrial park Parquiamerica in Cartagena, Colombia, with storage capacity of 25 cubic meters, in which we can keep refrigerated fruits, vegetable products, vegetables, processed foods, protein foods, fats, oils, dairy products and beverages, for its correct… Read more →

ENOC Group partners with Dynamic Fuels to distribute marine lubricants in Spain

ENOC Group now has ambitious plans to serve clients in more than 900 ports around the world Marine lubricants to be offered at Las Palmas, Gibraltar, Algeciras ports in Spain Dubai, UAE; August 19, 2020: ENOC Group announced a partnership with Dynamic Fuels to become the official distributor of ENOC’s marine lubricants in Spain. The agreement comes as part of… Read more →

IMO sets remote meeting plan for rest of year

IMO has issued the calendar of meetings for September to December 2020, setting dates for remote sessions of the IMO Council and Committees. The first scheduled meeting is set to be a simultaneous, remote extraordinary sessions of all Committees (expected to be held 16-18 September), to address procedural matters. This follows decisions of the IMO Council’s thirty‑second extraordinary session (summary… Read more →

Ecochlor Receives IMO BWMS Code Type Approval

Ecochlor has received Type Approval from the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) for the IMO BWMS Code (MEPC.300(72) / revised 2016 G8) standards. The new certification applies to the entire range of Ecochlor ballast water management systems (BWMS), with flow rates of between 500 m3/hr. and 16,200 m3/hr., meaning that vessel owners may continue to install Ecochlor’s BWMS after the IMO… Read more →