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Maritime Safety

Kent Celebrates 60 Years of Commercial Safety

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Kent, a life jacket manufacturer, is celebrating 60 years of keeping generations of workers safe on and near the water. The renowned brand is part of the Absolute Outdoor family of companies. Founded in 1957 as Kent Sporting Goods Company, the business entered the safety product market with the purchase of Eagle Rubber Products,

SCHOTTEL Debuts Underwater Mountable Thruster

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SCHOTTEL has expanded its portfolio with the successful tests of the 5.5 MW SRP 800 U rudderpropeller, which can be installed afloat for vessels that cannot be docked easily due to their size or area of operation. Besides application in larger offshore vessels or rigs, the new and powerful SCHOTTEL thruster is suited for cable laying vessels,

ELA Offshore Plans International Expansion

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ELA Container Offshore GmbH announced that three new employees have joined the company to expand its international activities. Since its founding in August 2014 the company now counts 15 employees. “Next to our sales representative in the Netherlands and Belgium we decided to expand our activities within Northern Europe and the Middle East,

ACR Electronics Names Delcourt Sales Manager

Guillaume Delcourt (Photo: ACR Electronics)

 ACR Electronics, Inc. manufacturer of maritime safety and survival products, has appointed a new sales manager within its Land and Marine Division for Europe, Middle East and Africa.   Guillaume Delcourt will focus on expanding ACR’s international sales footprint in these geographic regions as demand

Darley Acquires Fireboy, Inc

From left: Peter Darley, Larry Akins and Paul Darley at the closing on June 6, 2017. (Photo: W.S. Darley & Co.)

W.S. Darley & Co. informs it has purchased the assets of Fireboy, Xintex and Aetna Engineering based in Grand Rapids, Mich., forming the new company Fireboy-Xintex, LLC.   W.S. Darley & Co., headquartered in Itasca, Ill., has served the world’s fire and emergency services industry since 1908. The company has manufacturing,

Cobham Comms for Six Newbuild CBO OSVs

CBO Bossa Nova and five other newbuilds will operate with Cobham SATCOM VSAT and Satellite TV (TVRO) antennas in addition to radio communication equipment  (Photo: Cobham Satellite)

Companhia Brasileira de Offshore (CBO) has chosen Cobham SATCOM VSAT and Satellite TV (TVRO) antennas in addition to radio communication equipment for installation on six new Offshore Support Vessels (OSV). CBO’s state-of-the-art new OSVs have been commissioned to fulfil development contracts offshore

Nova Scotia Fishermen Rely on Mustang Survival

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Mustang Survival, the North American brand known for innovative solutions for the most demanding marine environments, announced that the Gulf Nova Scotia Fleet Planning Board (GNSFPB) has made another round of major investments in safety equipment which includes 1,200 Mustang Survival immersion suits.

Mech-Tool Delivers for Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Contract

Middlesbrough Facility (Photo: Mech-Tool Engineering)

A Teesside based product manufacturer and global supplier of fire, blast and radiant heat protection systems has delivered a contract for Statoil’s £1.5 billion ($1.9bln) Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm project. Located 20 miles off the coast of the seaside town of Cromer, Mech-Tool Engineering Ltd was commissioned to design,

Safety Partnership Builds on its Success

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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