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Maritime Safety

Viking Life-Saving Equipment is ‘Polar Code Ready’

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It’s been a full year since the International Maritime Organization (IMO) launched the Polar Code to enhance the protection of seafarers and the environment in Arctic and Antarctic regions. As ship owners and operators now work to ensure compliance, Viking Life-Saving Equipment says it stands ready to throw them a lifeline.

VOS Stone Equipped with Ampelmann W2W Gangway

Ampelmann A400 (Photo: Ampelmann)

Vroon Offshore Services and Ampelmann have joined forces to deploy a Walk to Work (W2W) solution for the Arkona offshore wind farm, located in the German Baltic Sea. Vroon’s VOS Stone vessel, the newest addition to its offshore-support fleet, will be mobilized with an Ampelmann A400 gangway system.

SUITS Aims to Make Space Casualties a Thing of the Past

SUITS has been developed by Martek Marine Ltd to improve the safety of surveyors and crew members when inspecting tanks, eliminating the need to enter hazardous, confined spaces on board. SUITS combines the latest in enclosed space drone technology and VR software allowing the operator to deliver

Faravelli Joins Sea-Fire Europe

Alberto Faravelli  (Photo: Sea-Fire Europe)

A professional in fire engineering and safety, Alberto Faravelli has joined Sea-Fire Europe Ltd, a leading distributor of marine fire detection and suppression systems in Europe. Julia Phillips, general manager, made the announcement. Faravelli leads technical support, especially in the critical pre-sales and planning phase.

Sea-Fire Relocates North American Headquarters

Sea-Fire Marine has relocated its North American corporate headquarters in Baltimore, Md. The new 30,000 sq. ft. facility provides Sea-Fire with the opportunity to optimize its space for enhanced efficiencies and to accommodate its recently added new equipment. "This move equips us with the foundation

Survitec at Marintec China 2017

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Safety solutions provider Survitec is continuing to show its commitment to the Asia-Pacific region by displaying its latest range of safety and survival solutions at Marintec China 2017, between December 5th-8th.     The exhibition takes place at the Shanghai New International EXPO Centre and Survitec’s

Ocean Signal Introduces New AIS Transponder

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Ocean Signal is introducing the ATA100 Class A AIS Transponder, a combined SOLAS and Inland approved solution capable of exchanging dynamic and static ship data with other AIS systems to aid collision-avoidance and improve safety for both commercial and recreational vessels. Developed to meet the

Marioff Upgrades HI-FOG Water Treatment Unit

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Marioff has upgraded its HI-FOG water mist fire protection system, the HI-FOG  water treatment unit (WTU). This latest addition enables the use of a wider water quality range in the HI-FOG systems.   The HI-FOG WTU, which is installed on the feed water side of the HI-FOG system, consists of a chemical

McMurdo’s AIS EPIRB Short-listed For 2017 DAME Award

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McMurdo’s game-changing SmartFind G8 AIS, the world’s first AIS EPIRB, has been short-listed in the highly prestigious DAME Awards. The DAME Awards, which are presented on the opening day of the METSTRADE Show held annually in Amsterdam, have cemented themselves as the world’s number one international

Kent Immersion Suits: Serious Lifesaving Equipment

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Abandoning a capsized or sinking vessel in open water is a scenario professional mariners never want to face. Designed for commercial fishing, shipping, and offshore oil and gas crew, Kent Safety Products' USCG and USCG/SOLAS/MED Immersion Suits deliver superior protection from the elements for dramatically increasing the odds of survival.