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Ship and offshore equipment supplier BROEHL: Search for investors started

The restructuring process at winch specialist BROEHL is now entering the next phase. After the company filed for insolvency on 11th May, 2018, the first priority of the preliminary insolvency administrator, Dr Ralf Bornemann, dhpg partner, was to successfully stabilise business operations. Now he has mandated the consultancy firm MENTOR AG with an international search for investors. Dr Bornemann, attorney… Read more →

YOUR RELIABLE SHIP CHANDLER IN COLOMBIA

Naucharts Ltda is maritime service Company specializing in the provision of general provisions, bond stores, ship supplies, spare parts, lubricants, bunker supplies and leading technical maritime brands through the ports of Colombia South America. Since 2003, Naucharts Ltda has strived to be a trusted partner to our customers. Naucharts Ltda is a Ship chandler Company Certified in ISO 9001:2008 by… Read more →

VIKING boosts support for Japanese ship owners

Having obtained Japanese government approval to supply liferafts to Japanese-flagged vessels and carry out final assembly in the country, maritime safety equipment and servicing provider VIKING Life-Saving Equipment is establishing a local subsidiary and employing staff to bring new value to Japanese ship owners and managers. VIKING Japan builds upon an alliance with MOL Techno-Trade that began five years ago… Read more →

Forgitos Marine Service Limited

Forgitos Marine Service Limited (Former name: Ningbo International Trade Ocean Shipping Supply CO., LTD.) is approved by the Chinese government in 1993, specializing in ocean shipping supply and port services businesses. Our main business scope is Store&Provision / Spares Parts / Logistics Our service areas cover all Chinese Ports: Forgitos Marine Service Limited Email: supply@itossupply.com Tel: 86 574 83053136     Fax: 86… Read more →

NICO International enters into a partnership with Cleanship Solutions

Cleanship Solutions, a UK-based company specialising in ballast water management and exhaust gas cleaning retrofit engineering, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with NICO International – a UAE-based marine and industrial engineering company. With the new alliance in place, NICO aims to further reinforce its capabilities for the retrofit engineering in ballast water management and exhaust gas cleaning market… Read more →

Von Arx AG

Your partner for surface treatment Von Arx AG was established by Paul von Arx in 1940. He developed also the world-well-known Von Arx surface preparation machines and pneumatic tools. We still manufacture the machines in Sissach – Switzerland. In order to be sufficient for the high requirements of our customers, we set on trained workers, which implement their work precisely… Read more →

Daniamant nominated for ‘Best Safety Product of the Year’ at Safety at Sea Awards 2018

Daniamant has announced that both Daniamant’s EchoPilot 3D Forward Looking Sonar and the ODEO Distress Flare have been nominated for the Best Safety Product of the Year at Safety at Sea Awards 2018 (both in the hardware and hardware and software package categories). Safety at Sea is one of the leading publications for ship’s crew, with a goal to improve… Read more →

Welcome to Primekok

Who we are Primekok Logistics Ltd provides a diverse portfolio of products and services to the marine and industrial markets ranging from general ship supplies and bonded stores to specialised gas detection instruments, safety and technical equipment and logistics. Our years of experience and expertise is our driving force in sourcing and creating our superior and extensive product range that… Read more →

Pleiades Shipping adopts cloud procurement via SeaProc

Greek ship owner Pleiades Shipping is now connected to the Seaproc e-procurement hub.  Pleiades Shipping’s fleet management system, ABS Nautical Systems, has been linked with Seaproc’s trading platform to dramatically increase transaction efficiencies and improve data collaboration with suppliers. Pleiades Shipping operates a fleet of 14 Panamax, Aframax and chemical/product tankers. The company’s fleet operates along worldwide trading routes, primarily… Read more →

WesCom Signal and Rescue shortlisted for 2018 Safety at Sea Awards

Supplier of marine distress signals WesCom Signal and Rescue has been shortlisted for the prestigious Best Crew Safety Development Programme Award, in this year’s Safety at Sea Awards 2018. IHS Safety at Sea has a proud history of promoting safe and secure work practices within the commercial shipping industry. The awards recognise businesses which improve seafarer competence and risk management,… Read more →

Bolidt gets a warm reception from polar cruise operators

The well-established position of Bolidt Synthetic Products & Systems decking and flooring in mainstream cruise ship and superyacht markets has been quickly converted into a series of business wins in the fast-emerging polar expedition cruise ship sector. The most recent contract for the Dutch manufacturer’s hardwearing, environmentally friendly and visually attractive products covers the Hurtigruten newbuildings, Roald Amundsen and Fridtjof… Read more →

Ship managers form global joint procurement business

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement and Columbia Shipmanagement have combined their global buying power to create an independent procurement company to deliver greater value in ship supply costs for ship owners. The move guarantees principals lower costs in the procurement of a wide range of consumables while guaranteeing product quality and service. GP General Procurement Company Limited (GenPro) will negotiate framework supply… Read more →

GAC Nigeria appoints new MD

Rudi van Niekerk has been appointed GAC Nigeria’s new Managing Director, charged with the continuing development of its core shipping and liner agency business and building on four decades’ operational presence in the country. Prior to his appointment, Mr van Niekerk served as Regional Business Controller for GAC’s Africa Regional Office. He supported several offices across the Africa region and… Read more →

Ecoshield proven to prevent cavitation erosion

Damage to rudders, running gear and the stern areas of ships due to cavitation is a perennial problem for ship owners, operators and managers, resulting in damaged protective coatings, erosion of surfaces, and ultimately, corrosion. Belgian company Subsea Industries, however, claims it has the answer with its Ecoshield coating. Following successful flow channel tests undertaken at Grenoble by the French… Read more →

Thordon unveils new bearing information portal

Thordon Bearings has unveiled a new web-based platform to provide all the information industry professionals need to know about the commercial, technical and environmental advantages of using grease-free and water-lubricated polymer bearings across a wide variety of applications. Covering all of Thordon’s target market sectors, the new website has been designed to provide ship owners, shipyards and propulsion system integrators,… Read more →

ChartCo strengthens its expertise by creating new technical executive role

ChartCo, the global supplier of maritime digital data and compliance services, has announced the appointment of Peter McNaney as the company’s Chief Technical Officer (CTO). This new executive role has been created following a highly successful period for ChartCo, which has seen rapid growth following the introduction of a range of new products and services as well as new acquisitions.… Read more →

Ballast Water Equipment Manufacturers’ Association holds first Annual Meeting and elects inaugural Board of Directors

The manufacturers and stakeholders in the ballast water treatment equipment market have taken a major step forward by codifying a unified manufacturers’ association.  The Ballast Water Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (BEMA) met last Thursday (19th April) for their first Annual Meeting and elected the inaugural Board of Directors.   The paramount need for this association arose from the growing demand for well-founded… Read more →

InterDam accelerates growth with new office opening in Houston

A new office expansion will enable InterDam to accelerate growth in the US Onshore and Offshore Industry and Renewable Sectors. InterDam, supplier of Fire and Blast resistant architectural products for refineries, Oil & Gas Platforms and Offshore Wind Platforms, recently opened a new office in Houston, Texas to strengthen its position in the North American market and leverage the area’s… Read more →

Coltraco Ultrasonics wins Fire Innovation of the Year Award

Coltraco Ultransonics, a London-based company which manufactures portable ultrasonic liquid level indicators to check how much gas is in fire-extinguishing cylinders onboard vessels, has been named winner of the Fire Innovation of the Year award at the SHE (Safety & Health Excellence) Awards for its Portasteele Calculator. The company said it was delighted and humbled to be chosen by the… Read more →