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Survitec Wraps Hansen Protection Buy

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Maritime survival equipment specialist Survitec has completed the acquisition of Hansen Protection, a provider of personal protective equipment. Ron Krisanda, Executive Chairman at Survitec, commented: "The addition of Hansen Protection, and its leading portfolio in personal protective equipment,

Roxtec Introduces GK Firestop Sealing Kit

The GK Firestop sealing kit is a cable penetration seal designed
for marine and offshore applications. (Photo: Roxtec)

Roxtec has introduced the new GK Firestop sealing kit. The new kit makes it quick and easy to ensure certified fire protection above the waterline on rigs, platforms, ships and vessels, the manufacturer said.“Shipyards all over the world have asked for firestops that can help them seal cables

Fire Protection with Turbine

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The Italian company EmiControls has been working on innovative fire protection solutions worldwide since 2011. With the FT10e water mist turbine, EmiControls has launched a product that gives companies more safety in the fight against fires. This is a brief Case Study of an FT10e installation at the Recycling Center Santini in Northern Italy.

Vestdavit Secures Davit Contract with French Navy

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Vestdavit won a tender from Chantiers de l’Atlantique to supply davit systems for four new logistic support ships due delivery to the French Navy under the FLOTLOG (Flotte Logistique) program. The double-hulled vessels will replace the Navy’s current, single-hulled LSSs and will be

Ocean Signal Introduces Compact Float-Free EPIRB

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Ocean Signal has developed a compact Category 1 (auto-deploy) Emergency Position Indicating Rescue Beacon – the SafeSea EPIRB1 Pro.The new EPIRB1 Pro features a 30 percent reduction in size compared to other EPIRBs, a 10-year battery life and a retail price that makes it one of the most affordable EPIRBs on the market.

VIKING's HydroPen System for V.Ships

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VIKING has secured a contract with V.Ship Hamburg to protect over 40 container ships with the HydroPen System.The alarming rise in the number of container fires has brought calls for urgent action from the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI), with stakeholders urged to encourage IMO to strengthen

Ritchie Adds Life Light Rescue Strobe

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Ritchie Navigation has acquired the exclusive global distribution rights for Life Light. The compact, water-activated rescue strobe attaches to any PFD or life raft and will be marketed under the Ritchie name.USCG-approved, Life Light provides 300 hours of full brightness and is visible for over two miles.

Survitec Unveils Halo

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Safety and survival partner Survitec has introduced a completely new lifejacket designed to provide helicopter transfer passengers with a level of safety, comfort and in-water performance not currently available in the energy aviation sector.Unveiled at the SPE Offshore Europe exhibition, in Aberdeen,

Beele Engineering Unveils New Website

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Beele Engineering has fully renovated and expanded its website. The company, a leader in the field of innovative, fire-resistant and gas, smoke and watertight sealing systems, thereby presents itself as expert in the field of sealing technologies.The involvement of Beele Engineering in its client's

Daniamant Hails Inclinometer Regulations

Danish marine safety equipment manufacturer, Daniamant voiced its support of the German government's proposal to make electronic inclinometers mandatory for new build container and bulk carrier vessels.The Marine Safety Committee (MSC) of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has recently approved the German government’s proposal.