Category: Latest News

New LALIZAS Catalogue just released!

LALIZAS, the leading manufacturer of lifesaving equipment since 1982, has now released its new, updated catalogue! Having decades of experience in the global market by manufacturing and distributing lifesaving equipment worldwide through a very-well established network of branches, franchises and distributors, LALIZAS now introduces its new catalogue; a total safety solution! The new, eagerly awaited catalogue is a comprehensive proposal… Read more →

Sailors’ Society provides vital Covid support to more than 26,000 Indian seafarers

Maritime welfare charity Sailors’ Society has successfully distributed 5,000 Covid Care Kits, helping more than 26,000 Indian seafarers and their families in the fight against Covid-19.  The charity is also providing ongoing support to local seafaring communities in India via a dedicated 24/7 paramedic-led helpline.  The project was set up in response to India’s latest deadly wave of Covid-19 and… Read more →

A personal challenge for an amazing charity!

AMI Marine are once again fundraising for The Seafarers Charity, this time they will take on a physical challenge with a difference – The Iron Butt Sore Saddle 1000.  During the Covid pandemic over 1 million people serving at sea were stranded aboard. From Cargo ship crew to waiters on cruise ships. The Seafarers Charity in collaboration with Queen Victoria Seamen’s Rest provided much need… Read more →

LALIZAS Service Station in Middle East: One year of successful operation!

LALIZAS is pleased to announce that its Service Station in Middle East, based in the United Arab Emirates, has completed one year of successful operation. Taking into account that their partners operate under challenging conditions, LALIZAS highly skilled team of experts provides any vessel or oil rig/platform with LSA/FFE inspections & services that meet the highest standards. The Service Station, located in Fujairah, is one… Read more →

Gold Award for LALIZAS in the Sales Excellence Awards 2021

For the ninth consecutive year, the Sales Excellence Awards 2021 highlighted and rewarded the best practices within the Sales sector, in a year of great challenges and opportunities. The event took place in Athens at the Zappeion Megaron, on the 13th of July, gathering people of significant importance and impact. Executives of major companies from various industries were present at… Read more →

Designed and Made in The UK – Brand New Multiple Echo Ultrasonic Thickness Gauge for Accurate Non-Invasive Pipework Measurements.

We are delighted to bring to our customers, our brand new multiple echo ultrasonic thickness gauge for measuring thicknesses of various metals and plastics, the Portagauge® 5. This intuitive technology is accurate to 0.01mm and ignores paint coating up to 20mm in thickness, giving you the true metal only thickness with unbeaten accuracy. It operates at different frequencies from 2.25… Read more →

Groundbreaking mooring tool launched by HR Wallingford/Witherby Partnership

SHIPMOOR, a new ship mooring tool that performs static and dynamic ship mooring analyses in a rapid, user friendly and intuitive manner, has been launched by HR Wallingford and Witherbys. Created to make the assessment of mooring an LNG carrier a straightforward and user driven process, SHIPMOOR uses the power of cloud based servers to undertake live mooring analysis for each… Read more →

Wind in Vestdavit sales for docking-head davits

Secure transfer of work crews to carry out installation of offshore wind turbines is a critical factor that is driving high demand for Vestdavit’s docking-head davits. Investments in this sector are set to take off over the coming years, according to the company’s Sales Manager William Goodall. The Norwegian davit supplier has so far this year supplied more than a… Read more →

VIKING signs contract for five more Hellenic Coast Guard ambulance boats

They’re fast, stylish, safe and practical – just what you want if you need a marine ambulance. We’re talking about Viking’s tried and tested ambulance boat, and addition five of which are destined for the Hellenic Coastguard. The latest deal, signed by Minister of Shipping and Island Policy Mr. Giannis Plakiotakis on May 28, covers delivery of five Viking Norsafe… Read more →

Woosh! Two new waterjet control systems

Kongsberg Maritime has launched two new innovative waterjet control systems. Based on its new JCS (Jet Control System) common technology platform – JCS Compact and JCS Extended – they use standardised components across both systems to keep costs down and enhance operational simplicity. JCS Compact is a tailored, closed-loop control system solution designed to manage the steering, reversing bucket and… Read more →

Safety is William Hackett’s watchword

  In the challenging world of hoisting, safety must be the watchword. And for William Hackett launching their new Quad Pawl Chain hoist technology innovation is driving the safety agenda. Dubbed ‘WH C4 QP’ this latest design provides onshore operators with increased levels of safety and better performance. Designed for critical lifting applications that are onshore where resilience to failure… Read more →

HELPING VESSELS GET THEIR BWM SYSTEM PUMPS IN ORDER

Following the adoption of the BWM Convention, nearly 50% of the world’s ocean-going fleet has now been fitted with ballast water management systems. However, with the deadline for all existing ships’ implementation being between now and 8th September 2024 (depending upon their nextIOPP renewal survey date), there are still vessels that need to undergo the changes. When this time comes,… Read more →

Alexander/Ryan Marine & Safety: Service & inspection of lifeboats & release gears from various manufacturers

Alexander/Ryan Marine & Safety (ARMS) is proud to announce an expansion on its service capability regarding lifeboats and release gears. In more detail, ARMS is now approved by ABS (American Bureau of Shipping) & DNV-GL (formerly known as Det Norske Veritas & Germanischer Lloyds), as an authorized service and inspection provider for lifeboats by the most popular manufacturers as well as their release gears. For over 50 years, the Houston-based company has earned its partners’… Read more →

ExxonMobil signs distribution deal with Drew Marine to extend reliable delivery of flagship lubricants

ExxonMobil Marine Lubricants has signed an agreement with Drew Marine that will enhance the availability of its range of high performance oils and greases. Flagship grades, including Mobil SHC™ Aware™, will now be available via the global supply chain of Drew Marine, helping ensure international vessel operators have access to the lubricants they need, when and where they need them.… Read more →

New Subsea Industries agents for Colombia and Singapore

Subsea Industries has new agents for Colombia and Singapore. They will represent and support products throughout their countries. A full list of our worldwide network of agents can be found on the Subsea Industries website: www.subind.net/contact Subsea Industries is a pioneer in the development of hard hull coating systems and hull and propeller cleaning systems. In 2002 a long-lasting, non-toxic… Read more →

Global shipping industry supplier onboard with Cognito Learning

A world leading mobile technology innovator that provides mobile connectivity solutions in remote and inaccessible parts of the world, is the latest company now using Cognito Learning’s unique AI digital learning app to enable its team to retain knowledge and training. KVH Industries’ technology delivers high-speed internet, TV and telephone solutions, via satellite, to users at sea, in the air… Read more →

The Majority of freight has successfully accessed our ports on the first day post-Brexit

“Currently freight traffic is flowing well through our ports across the UK and Ireland. All government customs and regulatory IT systems are working well with no issues reported. “At present freight volumes are markedly down on pre-Christmas/Brexit stockpiling levels, so it is too early to draw any conclusions. But we are happy with the way the new procedures are operating… Read more →

Hempel launches re-formulated antifouling technology to enhance its proven range of low investment hull coatings

Global coatings manufacturer Hempel has enhanced its established and proven Olympic+ and Oceanic+ antifouling range and is, today, launching five new antifouling solutions: Oceanic Protect+, Oceanic Flex+, Olympic Protect+, Olympic Flex+ and Olympic Protect. Building on their proven effectiveness, reliability and impressive value-for-money, these five new products deliver additional benefits and choice within the existing product range. Hempel’s Olympic+ and… Read more →

Moscord management join forces in new Singapore HQ

Ship supplier Moscord has announced  it will gather its management team under one roof in Singapore, home to the world’s largest and busiest port. “Management is currently located various places around the world. The company wants to bundle our executives in Singapore in order to create a more streamlined business environment and maintain closer contact with our customers,” says Moscord… Read more →

LALIZAS launches its Hydrostatic Release Unit for Life rafts

Lalizas holds a leading position in the marine industry having manufactured and distributed globally millions of lifejackets, life rafts and other premium lifesaving equipment to the commercial sector. As an outcome of a long-term experience in life rafts’ manufacturing, the company proceeded with the design and production of its HRU (Hydrostatic Release Unit), suitable for life rafts of all shapes… Read more →