Author: Julian Berry

Maritime drives distribution performance with 150 more trailers

The UK’s leading intermodal transport operator, Maritime Transport Ltd. (Maritime), has added 150 curtainsided trailers to its distribution fleet, 50 of which are currently on the road, and 100 due to be delivered in September and October. The single-deck, 13.6-metre trailers supplied by long-term partner, Lawrence David, will accommodate Maritime’s expansion efforts to meet growing demand from its increasing customer-base.… Read more →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Quality Freight UK delivers megamax cranes into Liverpool2 container terminal

Leading logistics specialist Quality Freight UK has overseen the delivery of three megamax quayside cranes into the Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal. The company’s ships agency managed and coordinated the safe arrival and departure of the ZH25 transporter vessel. The vessel carrying the giant cranes set off from Shanghai on September 15 passing south-east Asia, India, the Arabian Peninsula and Africa… Read more →

ERMA FIRST invests in METIS Cyberspace Technology

Strategic alliance strengthens ability to provide solutions for ‘smarter, safer, greener and more efficient shipping’. [Athens – 17 October 2019] ERMA FIRST, the maritime-focused environmental engineering group, is pleased to announce the acquisition of a controlling interest in METIS Cyberspace Technology that was previously owned by the Germanos – led Olympia Group. Established in 2016, METIS is specialized in electronic… Read more →

InfraStrata to acquire Harland and Wolff shipyard

InfraStrata announces that it will purchase principal assets for a total consideration of £6 million 100% of employees will be retained following the acquisition BELFAST, Northern Ireland, Tuesday 1 October: InfraStrata, the UK quoted company focused on strategic infrastructure projects, is pleased to announce that it has signed heads of terms to purchase the principal assets of Harland and Wolff… Read more →

ISSA President appointed to the board of the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre

Saeed Al Malik, President of the International Shipsuppliers & Services Association (ISSA), has been invited to join the Board of Trustees of the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre, EMAC. It follows the issuing of a decree by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The Decree stipulates Majid Obaid bin Bashir Al… Read more →

Lalizas launches new company Lalizas UK

Lalizas, the Greek based safety equipment manufacturer, has announced the opening of a UK company, Lalizas UK, jointly owned and headed up by Charlie Mill. Charlie Mill, formerly of C-Front Trading and Ocean Safety has a wide breadth of experience within the marine safety sector and is looking forward to heading up this new venture. The formation of the new… Read more →

Neste introduces a new IMO2020-compliant low-sulphur marine fuel

From January 1, 2020, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will enforce a 0.5% global sulphur cap on fuel content for areas currently with 3.5% limit. In these areas, all vessels will be required to use fuel with a maximum sulphur content of 0.5%, unless they use exhaust gas cleaning systems. Neste helps shipping companies to respond to the tightening regulation… Read more →

Ultrasonics testing onboard historic HQS Wellington

The Honourable Company of Master Mariners (HCMM) invited Coltraco Ultrasonics aboard their headquarters, the historic HQS Wellington, alongside Victoria Embankment, London in July.   HCMM is “a London Livery Company with membership open to British and Commonwealth Master Mariners from the Merchant and Royal Navies.” CEO of Coltraco Ultrasonics, Carl Stephen Patrick Hunter, is also a member.   Built in 1933,… Read more →

AMI Marine launch next generation of British made voyage data recorder (VDR and SVDR)

AMI Marine have launched the all new X2 Voyage Data Recorder. Carefully researching the current market and the needs of ship owners, managers and their crew safety. With an in-house group of developers and engineers specialising in data recording technology, our new VDR/SVDR is designed for simple use together with rugged reliability, whilst always operating quietly in the background. This… Read more →

CEO of Coltraco Ultrasonics awarded OBE in Queen’s Honours List – June 2019

Carl Stephen Patrick Hunter, CEO of Coltraco Ultrasonics has been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Prime Minister’s list for the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his Services to Business and International Trade, on Saturday 8th June 2019, published in the London Gazette. This swiftly follows the news last month about the company winning the Queen’s Award for… Read more →