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Maritime Safety

Total E&P UK, Survitec Ink Lifesaving Equipment Deal

Survitec Group has announced a five-year contract award with Total E&P UK Ltd for the provision of lifesaving equipment maintenance services.    The contract, which adds to an existing contract for lifeboat maintenance services, covers the offshore Alwyn/Dunbar and Elgin/Franklin fields and sees Survitec

Ampelmann Unveils the Icemann

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Ampelmann, provider of offshore access to the energy industry, has unveiled its latest walk to work system which has been specially designed for operation in extreme cold conditions. The N-type, nicknamed Icemann, was officially launched in front of 200 guests on Thursday, April 20, in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

New Pipe Seal Simplifies Shipyard Safety

St. Johns Ship Building ensures watertight pipe penetrations in decks and bulkheads by using the Roxtec SPM seal. When building the tug Delaware, it also used the seal as vibration hanger in the compartments. (Photo: Roxtec)

St. Johns Ship Building Inc. in Palatka, Fla. ensures watertight pipe penetrations in decks and bulkheads by using the Roxtec SPM seal. When building the tug Delaware, the shipyard also used the seal as vibration hanger in the compartments.   “Roxtec seals have greatly simplified our pipe installations,” said pipe manager William Mann.

STI Marine Opens Rotterdam Distribution Center

STI Marine, a Division of Specified Technologies Inc., has added a new distribution center in Rotterdam, Netherlands.   The central European location benefits local shipbuilders, providing an even more responsive service than before, improving availability and expediting delivery. “Its strategic proximity

50 Amp Cable Packed with Safety Features

Photo: Hubbell Marine

As onboard power demands increase, Hubbell Marine answers the call with 50 amp cable sets that feature safety indicator LED lights.   They notify users when electricity is flowing and, more importantly, when there are wiring problems at the power source. The high-intensity LEDs on the female end

Trelleborg, Teekay Launch Halo Fenders

HALO Fenders (Photo: Trelleborg)

Trelleborg’s marine systems operation and Teekay Marine Solutions are launching HALO Fenders, a new premium pneumatic fender offering focused on meeting the demands of the Ship to Ship (STS) transfer market and the wider marine industry.   The offering combines the strength and experience of two industry leaders,

Daspos Opens its Doors in the US

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Danish manufacturer of oil mist and gas leakage detection systems Daspos A/S has opened its new Daspos International, Inc. office in the greater Seattle area to service the maritime industry.   Daspos manufactures and markets the patented LAS-10 oil mist and gas leakage detection system for surveillance

VARD Selects Synapsis INS For an Advanced Research Vessel

Example of a Synapsis INS, installed on a research vessel. (Photo: Raytheon Anschütz)

The German navigation system integrator Raytheon Anschütz has won a contract for the supply of a Synapsis Integrated Navigation System (INS) to an advanced research vessel. VARD Holding Limited, a major global designer and shipbuilder of specialized vessels, with their subsidiary VARD Electro AS, have

T&B EX Explosion-proof Solutions for Hazardous Environments

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T&B EX explosion-proof solutions, new from Thomas & Betts (T&B), a member of the ABB Group, offer a complete system for protecting electrical components and devices in hazardous environments. “We now offer a full-line of explosion-proof enclosures, motor controls and power distribution equipment

VIKING's Set to Unveil New Safety Solutions

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VIKING has chosen Seatrade Cruise Global in Fort Lauderdale to showcase a host of new safety solutions and servicing concepts.   Marine and offshore safety equipment provider VIKING Life-Saving Equipment (VIKING) has a trio of new products in store for ship owners and operators attending Seatrade Cruise Global.