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Maritime Safety

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.

Vesper Marine Deckwatch Nominated for DAME Award

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Vesper Marine, a leading manufacturer of innovative marine safety products, announced its deckWatch smartwatch app has been nominated for the prestigious DAME Design Award in the Lifesaving and Safety Equipment category. The winners will be announced at the upcoming METSTRADE, on November 14th-16th, in Amsterdam.

Wren Completes Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Deal

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Liverpool marine fabrication firm Wren Industrial has manufactured and installed a collection of new water-tight and fire-rated doors for leading UK ferry operator Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. The welding and fabrication specialist has a long-standing relationship with the famous ferry firm,

Hornblower NYC Ferries Carrying Sea-Fire Protection

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Safety is a paramount concern to the NYC Ferry Service. That's why each of Hornblower's new fleet of 19 catamaran ferries will launch with state-of-the-art engineered fire detection and suppression systems from Sea-Fire Marine. There are two designs for the Incat Crowther 85' x 26' 150-passenger vessels,

Ampelmann Gangway System Increases Operational Efficiencies

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Ampelmann has enhanced its existing E1000 gangway transfer system to speed up conversion of its gangway from personnel to cargo mode from at least ten minutes to less than one minute, providing greater operational efficiencies.   The innovative and adaptable E1000 motion compensated access system can transform from a gangway into a crane boom.

Drying Diving Suits in an Underwater Safety Facility

Photo courtesy of Auxilium Offshore

Auxilium Offshore, specialized in the provision of mission equipment for the international offshore energy and maritime forces sector, signed a contract in March 2017 for the construction of an underwater safety center in Asia.   Within this safety center, several diving activities and subsea emergency procedures will be simulated.