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RECYCLING ROPE – RELINE

Swedish ship supplier creates the first circular economy for plastic ropes. The ship supplier, and ISSA-member, DFS has created the world’s first plastic rope that is part of a circular economy. Does this new rope, ReLine™, have the potential to change the market for plastic ropes as a whole? We’ve asked Carl Forsman, Project Manager at DFS, to give his… Read more →

Comply with ISO 14520 Gaseous Fire-Extinguishing Systems Regulations with Coltraco Ultrasonics, an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Approved Organisation

Coltraco Ultrasonics’ Portalevel® MAX PLUS is the world’s leading, and most accurate, contents monitor for liquified gaseous extinguishing systems. Coltraco’s newest British innovation follows the co-location of our Physicists and Scientists at Durham University, a globally outstanding centre of teaching and research excellence. The Portalevel® MAX PLUS features an upgraded intuitive user-interface displaying GAS or LIQUID to make testing fire… Read more →

CMA D. ARGOUDELIS & CO S.A. Partnerships with Aplisens!

CMA D. ARGOUDELIS & CO S.A. has signed a contract agreement with Aplisens as Authorized Distributor in Greek Market. APLISENS S.A. is one of the leading manufacturers of high quality process instrumentation. The company was founded in 1992. Main factory and headquarters are located in Warsaw. From the beginning it has concentrated on electronic pressure and differential pressure measurement technology. The… Read more →

The Necessity of Portable Ultrasonic Liquid Level Indicators – A Comment from Coltraco Ultrasonics

On Sunday the 12th of November 2021 the Tokyo MOU Secretariat published a Note of Attention for its Port State Control Officers (PSCOs). The Tokyo MOU is one of the most active regional port state control (PSC) organisations in the world, consisting of 21 member Authorities in the Asia-Pacific Region. This Note of Attention states that: 3.1 – “When inspecting… Read more →

New Partnership Between Coltraco Ultrasonics and Durham University

Carl Hunter, Chairman of Coltraco Ultrasonics is delighted to announce a new signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Durham University to formalise the commitment between our two organisations to work together and combine expertise. This will enable collaborative research and innovation, as well as staff development and student placement opportunities. New MoU The MoU was signed by Professor Colin… Read more →

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 →