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Do you protect your assets with fire suppression systems?   Gaseous extinguishing systems safeguard vitally important infrastructure against special hazards.
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Thursday, 14th February 2019
I'm delighted to announce that Colin Palmer has recently stepped up to take the role of Head of Sales and Tug Charter within Griffin Towage.
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Digitalisation has reshaped the business world and is increasingly important for gaining competitive edge. Companies who ignore the latest innovations and advances risk being left behind.
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As the digital age rapidly arrives all around us - it (or IT) may have overlooked that safety at sea is still all about people.
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Lee Sanitation, the UK’s leading supplier and installer of pump out stations, was approached recently by Belfast Harbour Commission to examine the existing arrangements for sanitation waste at their Belfast Harbour Marina.
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Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) has chosen OceanWise to supply, install and maintain new tide and weather systems at the 900-year old east coast of England port.
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Wednesday, 6th February 2019
Another great offer from Wardle Marine Services! Last month they gave customers 10% off a 5m x 3m Flexiport, and throughout March they are offering 10% off pontoon cubes, up to 50 cubes.
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Wight Shipyard Co delivered its first multi-million pound export order for a 250-passenger river catamaran to operate for Central Danube Region Marketing & Development GmbH’s Twin City Liner – a tourist service running on the River Danube between Vien
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We are pleased to be appointed agents for SMS who are quickly becoming one of the most progressive & capable British shipbuilders.
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Thursday, 31st January 2019
A sculpture design inspired by the Isle of Wight’s seaside heritage, natural beauty and the seascape and shore sculptures of the great 20th century British sculptor, Dame Barbara Hepworth has won the competition to produce a theoretical design for a pie
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The international maritime sector will gather from 12 to 14 February 2019 at WORLD MARITIME WEEK, at Bilbao Exhibition Centre. Over three days, top representatives will discuss the sector's most important issues in four fields: naval, fishing, ports and e
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Blackwell Automation Ltd provides tailor made solutions for your automation and control system needs working in a variety of engineering markets.
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The Digital Transformation Zone (formally the Digital Oilfield Zone), one of the most popular exhibition features, launched in 2014, is back bigger and better at Global Petroleum Show this year as the show continues to keep up with the latest developments
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Tuesday, 22nd January 2019
The TW-3.0 is a modern, slim line, multi-functional monitoring unit which is designed to integrate sensors such as load cells, encoders, proximity sensors and more.
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Thursday, 17th January 2019
With 2019 underway so is the rollout of new IMO signage. Intended to bring the IMO designs inline with that of ISO, the rollout will affect new and old vessels alike.
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With over 40 years of marine driveline experience, MIT is, in 2019 committed to better serving the Irish marine market and its customers by exhibiting at Skipper Expo Galway, 8-9 March 2019. 
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Turner Iceni have recently purchased two vessels - MCS Maestro and Don Quixote - both are now alongside at Diverse Marine in Cowes, ready for a full refit and return to operations in Turner Iceni livery for 2019.
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The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the first U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Optimarin AS. This system included our BOLLFILTER automatic type 6.18.3 filter.
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Cunard’s Queen Elizabethhas left Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSBr) following a 12-day repair and refit programme. She is the most recent addition to the Cunard fleet, having been delivered in 2010.
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Wardle Marine Services have a brand new website! Launched on Friday 4thJanuary, it contains their new stock, easy layout and contact areas, and of course, all the products that have helped build their great reputation over the last year. 
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Working with Pump Technology Ltd., their parent company, LeeSan, the leading specialist in sanitation systems for Marine, Leisure and Welfare applications, are now able to offer a comprehensive range of pumps and pumping systems for a wide variety of mari
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Friday, 21st December 2018
As specialist mooring suppliers for almost 30 years,  EYE Marine is pleased to be appointed Manuplas sole agents for the small mooring buoys and extremely excited to be working along-side them.
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Sister-ships Oceanic Siriusand Oceanic Vegahave completed a round-the-clock, 10-day maintenance programme at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm).
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It’s been an exceptionally busy and rewarding year for PSM with product launches and high profile project wins throughout 2018.
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On December 13th, Brazilian company WEG Electric Equipment, and Dutch company Praxis Automation Technology, both leading companies within their respective fields, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the bid of Damen Shipyards Group and S
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The barriers are made from polyethylene which is durable and UV resistant. They can be used for setting your own limits in large bodies of water, such as securing marinas and providing low to medium security out at sea or in lakes.
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Wednesday, 12th December 2018
On 10thDecember, Damen sales manager Sjoerd de Bruin signed a contract with Port Nelson CEO Martin Byrne in New Zealand. Damen will deliver an ASD Tug 2411 to Port Nelson in support of the port’s expansion strategy. 
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Walker Marine Design (WMD) has today announced that Rockledge Marine Services have been signed as their agent across America. The news comes after the Florida based company and WMD have been working closely together for over a year. 
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Blyth Catamarans Ltd has handed over its largest vessel to date, an 18m survey vessel for the UK’s Swansea University, a project that has been in the making for nearly 14 months. 
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Monday, 10th December 2018
Diesel powered equipment, such as heavy plant equipment, generators and emergency standby pumps etc. rely on having pure, clean diesel fuel in the tank. The ultra-fine tolerances of today's super efficient diesel engines mean they are extremely sensitive
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AMI Marine have partnered up with 'Cash for Kids' this year to give back to underprivileged children living in Hampshire.
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As experts on filtration processes in the maritime sector, BOLLFILTER sets standards with its leading edge, application optimised products.
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Load cell manufacturer Straightpoint (SP) won the inaugural Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Safety Award, presented in front of over 260 guests at a gala event staged on the first night of last week’s LiftEx trade show in Milton Keynes
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Damen Shipyards Group has recently announced a new design. The Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 3410 service accommodation and transfer vessel (SATV) contains numerous design features that ensure its suitability for operations in the developing offshore wind mark
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LK have introduced a new and improved range of storm valves. The new storm valves are available in sizes DN50 to DN150, in straight and angled design and feature several innovative improvements
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LK Valves & Controls have recently invested in a brand new website. This new site is mobile responsive allowing the user to browse using mobile and tablet as well as PC and laptop.
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As sole UK distributor for PMS, Wardle Marine Services have increased their stocks to include more commercial items, some beach fun items, and of course many of the same items we have been selling successfully for nearly a year. 
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London Array Limited selects James Fisher to provide the complete maintenance solution on its 630 MW offshore wind farm 
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Landau UK, specialists in delivering award winning installations, refits, remodelling and restoration of equipment and systems to all leisure and commercial marine vessels, are delighted to have won the contract from Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust t
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Wednesday, 21st November 2018
Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) members from across the sector were rewarded for their outstanding performance, professionalism and excellence at the inaugural LEEA Awards 2018.
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Tuesday, 20th November 2018
David Rutter is Meercat Boats’ Business Development Manager. His background spans autonomous vessels, design and sale, through to military operations. He has worked with the team at Meercat Boats for two years and has seen the business and sector signif
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Damen Shipyards Group is celebrating the success of Multraship and its innovation arm Novatug in winning the Maritime KVNR Shipping award 2018.
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Thursday, 15th November 2018
When Jordan Wylie finished his two year research project “Cyber Security: The Unknown Threat at Sea?” his was one of a few lone voices calling for the maritime industry to wise up to the potential of cybercrime in an increasingly digital age.
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Over 20 years ago, PSM Instrumentation supplied the Belgium aggregates vessel, the MV Pompei, with their sensors.  Now all these years later, the ship owner has been so delighted with the longevity of the sensors, they requested an upgrade to PSM’s
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Thursday, 15th November 2018
Maid of the Loch has taken a step forward in getting the Loch Lomond paddle steamer up and running thanks to Summerlee Heritage Museum.
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Coltraco Ultrasonics are proud to have signed the Armed Forces Covenant. Commemorating the World War I Centenary in this way recognises the company’s history of public servi
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It really can be a matter of life or death to understand the dangers of some inferior, below-water level fixtures. Any hole in a vessel’s hull is a potential weak point so using the right fitting is absolutely essential.
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The Beloe Morerecently joined its sister vessel Severnaya Dvinain the Port of Sabetta, northern Russia. The 2,000 m3hopper dredger was delivered from stock to FSUE ROSMORPORT. The customised hopper dredger will perform maintenance duties and execute cap
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Damen’s radical new ‘always bow first’ RSD Tug 2513 has reached the final stage of this year’s prestigious Maritime Award KNVTS Ship of the Year prize.
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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulated that ships must cut their sulphur oxide emissions by 2020. As a result of this, shipping companies have turned to scrubber systems, which reduce the amount of sulphur emitted from burning fuels.
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Following on from their last successful fishing boat build, Padstow Boatyard have announced the start of their next boat building project.
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PCE Instruments has used the experience of the recent years to develop a mobile, small and powerful data logger. The development and production were guided exclusively by the suggestions, experiences and wishes of the customers.
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Hastings lifeboat station has welcomed its brand-new Shannon class all-weather lifeboat which is kitted out with the very best in marine equipment, including Class 50 DuroWipers.
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On Friday, 12 October, Jonathan Djanogly, MP for Huntingdon, visited the offices of The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) in the town’s Hinchingbrooke Business Park.  
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Dynamic Load Monitoring Ltd (DLM) and UAE distributors, Technik-1 Lifting successfully complete the supply and commissioning of Firing Line Monitoring System to a pipe lay vessel docked in Dubai last month. 
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A 20t capacity load cell, manufactured by Straightpoint (SP) in 1994, has been returned to Holyhead Marine Services, of North Wales, UK having completed its latest inspection and calibration.
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The Call for Papers for both All-Energy 2018 and the co-located Smart Urban Mobility Solutions (SUMS 2019) has been launched and is online at
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LiftEx 2018, the free-to-attend flagship event of LEEA (The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association), is the unmissable global gathering for the lifting industry. It takes place at the Arena MK in Milton Keynes on 14-15 November. 
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Tuesday, 9th October 2018
EqualEngineers is launching its first survey investigating masculinity in engineering in time for World Mental Health Day (10 October 2018), a first-of-its-kind for the sector.
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Our products have been used for over 50 years in a wide range of applications including marine, lifting, engineering, commercial winching, entertainment & manufacturing.
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The Liverpool Giants were again walking around Liverpool and the Wirral drawing massive crowds.
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A report from Thee Swedish Club has found that the majority of damage to auxiliary engines takes place – ironically enough – immediately after maintenance work.
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The Aqua-Zorb water-free cell marketed by Premier Separator Services Ltd is a simple and effective means of removing water from the bottom of Diesel fuel and hydraulic oil tanks. By using a fabric sheath containing a water-absorbing formula, the Aqua-Zorb
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Thursday, 4th October 2018
Dynamic Load Monitoring, load cell manufacturers based on the south coast of England have been awarded full membership of Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) earlier this month. 
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Landau UK are delighted to be the UK’s distributor of the new alarmed kill cord - ‘Lifecord’. Every commercial operator knows that kill cords are a vital piece of marine health and safety equipment, key to personnel safety, yet remarkably the kill
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PSM Instrumentation have recently had an innovative project win, developing and supplying a detection and control system for monitoring and warning of water entry into the dry area compartments of floating wind turbine platforms.
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Shipbuilders and marine engineers Cammell Laird recently won the £150m contract to build the Sir David Attenborough polar research vessel against fierce international competition.
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Maktec are seen as experts with all types of engines not just MaK, this was proved in September once again when they were asked to travel at short notice to a super yacht and advise on fitting a micro turbine in a confined engine room.
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On 26thSeptember, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with High Speed Transfers (HST) during WindEnergy Hamburg for a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710.
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The Code prescribes standards of safety and pollution prevention which are appropriate to the size and type of yacht
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Brimmond Group are delighted to announce and unveil a new animation video showcasing our modern marine crane rental fleet.
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Calgary, AB (Sept 20, 2018) – International Pipeline Exposition (IPE) will welcome 7,000 registered attendees to the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre from Tuesday, September 25 to Thursday, September 27, 2018 for one of the world’s most important pipel
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Two of Iskes Towage’s vessels, the Damen ASD Tugs 3212Marsand Mercurius, have been officially named at a ceremony held at IJmuiden Port, Amsterdam.
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Finally, the first luxury television station dedicated to superyachts and life on board has arrived, Superyacht TV.
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The organisers of Gastech, the global exhibition and conference at the forefront of the international gas, LNG and energy industries, and GPEX, the global event showcasing the strategies and technologies needed to adapt to the global energy transition, ha
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Badlads Divers commemorate the sinking of HMS Otranto
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Recently Acorn Fire & Security were contacted to assist super yacht MY ELENI, to facilitate a repair or replacement of a defective and obsolete Marine Approved Fire Alarm Panel and to re-commission the full vessel. 
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Friday, 14th September 2018
Often, investing in bespoke galley equipment, as opposed to standard marine catering equipment, can be the most effective, efficient, and cost-effective option for your work vessel, particularly when working in a challenging space.
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Damen has supplied a DOP150 submersible dredge pump to Brazilian civil engineering contractor BELOV. It is now in operation, creating an access channel into the sea for a new power plant currently under construction.
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Wednesday, 12th September 2018
Damen Shipyards Group has carried out tank testing of its 70-metre Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 7011. The tests were carried out at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) with a 2.8-metre long model
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Wednesday, 12th September 2018
Coltraco Ultrasonics are proud to have signed the Women in Maritime Pledge: "We are committed to building an employment culture that actively supports and celebrates gender diversity, at all levels, throughout our organisation, and our industry". 
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Displaying an extensive collection of historical maritime memorabilia, Damen Shipyards Galati has opened an exhibition in the Lower Danube University in the Romanian city of Galati.
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Hamburg, 6 September 2018: Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, presented Lin Ou, Chairman of Jiangnan Shipbuilding Company Ltd (Jiangnan Shipyard), with an approval in principle (AiP) for the “LNG JUMBO”, a new Flex LNG carrier design,
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Hughes Safety Showers has recently increased their hire fleet of emergency safety showers.
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Wardle Marine Services is delighted to announce that they have been appointed the sole UK distributor for the Turkish company PMS, manufacturer for the ever popular marine dock range.
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Wilson Sons Estaleiros has delivered the third Damen designed ASD Tug 2411 to SAAM SMIT Towage in Brazil. The vessel is part of a four-vessel order, the final unit of which the shipyard is on track to deliver according to schedule in November this year. 
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Fresh from a European tour that has taken her to the shores of Malta, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Gibraltar, Great Britain, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, Damen’s new RSD Tug 2513 Innovation has taken part in towing tests in the Port of Fel
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