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Maritime Safety

Safety Partnership Builds on its Success

Photo: Salvare

International safety expert Salvare has secured a number of orders for its Seapod and Mini-Pod lifesaving systems through its U.K. sales agent SeaSafe over the last year.   The latest contract for five units went to a U.K. west coast fleet operator, which wants to kit out all of its vessels to help ensure its crews stay safe at sea.

Vesper Marine Plots Americas Expansion

Jason Young (Photo: Vesper Marine)

Marine safety products manufacturer Vesper Marine said it has appointed of a vice president of sales for Americas, and opened of its new U.S. office. As vice president of sales for Americas, Jason Young will focus on customer service and new account development.    Additionally, Vesper Marine has

ACE Winches Delivered Back Deck Solution to Saipem

Photo courtesy of ACE Winches

Deck machinery specialist, ACE Winches has delivered and engineered a back deck solution for Saipem.   Working to a tight deadline of three and half weeks, ACE Winches worked in conjunction with Scantrol AS to supply a deck machinery solution which included an Active Heave Compensation winch and

FLIR to Debut Maritime Thermal Camera Innovations

FLIR M-Series Next Generation camera (Photo: FLIR)

Providing enhanced safety, security and awareness for professional, commercial and fishing owners and operators, FLIR Systems will introduce the latest additions to its award-winning M-Series marine thermal cameras and highlight the new capabilities of its Next Generation cameras at this year’s Nor-Shipping.

Richards Appointed CEO For 3Si Group

New CEO of 3Si, Andrew Richards (Photo: 3Si)

Safety and Survival Systems International Ltd (3Si) has announced the appointment of new CEO, Andrew Richards. Richards joins the group, whose companies include Ocean Safety, Typhoon International, International Safety Products, 3Si Offshore and Revere Survival, in mid-May.   Richards has over 20

University Readies Its Ships Against MOB Incident

Photo courtesy of The School of Oceanography at the University of Washington

Safety is important on any boat, even more so when scientists and inexperienced students are working on deck.   The School of Oceanography at the University of Washington protects those on board its two research vessels with Emerald Marine Products' ALERT Man-Overboard (MOB) Alarm Systems. If someone should fall overboard,

KDU is Appointed as Reseller for GE's DP Systems

Photo courtesy of GE

GE’s Marine Solutions has appointed KDU Worldwide (KDU) as its value-added reseller for the product range of SeaStream and Sealyte dynamic positioning (DP) systems.     Through this appointment, KDU will have reselling rights of these GE products in the United Arab Emirates and Middle East, which includes Saudi Arabia.

ABB Shaft Generators, Turbochargers for DFDS Vessels

Photo: ABB

ABB shaft generators will raise the energy efficiency on two DFDS vessels which have been designed to meet the latest environmental regulations. Two shaft generators will be installed in each of the cargo Ro-Ro ships allowing the main engines to operate at a wider, more optimal speed range. The shaft

New Portable Magnetic Drill from Hougen

Photo: Hougen Manufacturing

Hougen Manufacturing, Inc has released a new portable magnetic drill, the HMD918. This new model offers an upgrade to the depth of cut in the line of Hougen magnetic drills. The HMD918 has a high torque motor and extended six inch drilling depth to give metal fabricators more options to drill deep holes

NRC Wins Marine HAZMAT Response Contract

NRC  announced  that it has been awarded a multi-year contract with a major chemicalcompany for global 24/7 emergency response services in the event of a Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) or Hazardous & Noxious Substances (HNS) chemical related marine incident.        NRC’s core responsibility involves the