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Seaplant is an international marine trade magazine and website providing the offshore oil, marine construction and shipping industries with a dedicated worldwide audience for buying, selling and hiring equipment services and vessels.
Barrel buoys (also known as admiralty buoys) have traditionally been made in steel. This can be problematic for operators due to
Fires and explosions pose a constant threat to the safety of miners and to the productive capacity of mines. Mine fires and explosions traditionally have ranked among the most devastating industrial disasters. The prevention and control of these in mines
Our marine team recently supplied six foam filled orange fenders to a port in Southern England. They needed fenders able to produce a specific standoff distance between the quay wall and any vessel that may want to berth in the port.
In the midst of the most challenging global pandemic The SMS Group, headquartered in Southampton, has both adapted and expanded.
Working closely with customers in the oil and gas industry (including oil rigs and FPSO's), our marine team were able to provide chain support buoys and help provide a solution which was not standard.
A double order of DuroWipers pantographs have kitted out two newbuild vessels built by Arklow Marine Services in Ireland. It’s not the first time that Arklow has gone to DuroWipers to equip its vessels. Billy Tyrrell of Arklow Marine Services says that
When large ships and containers arrive or leave a port or harbour (sometimes over 300m in length), the captain often does not steer their vessel directly as they can face many hazards – shallow water, previous wreckage or rocks.
The energy matrix is changing and the industry is continuously driving initiatives towards generating greener, cleaner and more sustainable energy.
Bucking industry sales trends, marine electronics specialist, Actisense, have seen a rise in Q1 2020 sales revenues of over 6% up on 2019’s figures. 2019 delivered the company’s strongest performance financially in their 23-year history.
Industrial and Marine Hydraulics (IMH) can now offer an even greater range of hydraulic solutions to customers, thanks to a new agreement with SPX Flow.
Portland based Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has been working on the challenge of social distancing and work environment safety for offshore technicians and vessel crew throughout their fleet of vessels.
Dynamic Load Monitoring (DLM) launch their new 1.5m De-trenching grapnel to aid the offshore industry in recovering subsea products buried in the seabed up to 1.5m.
Improve safety and best practice in level monitoring of industrial tanks with the all new Portatank®
During COVID-19, businesses that can, must lead the way in continuing positive British innovation. Those of us in business who can, should now accelerate our efforts to support our employees, and continue to design, manufacture, sell and export.
Every two years SMM brings together industry stakeholders from around the world. Because of the coronavirus crisis, the leading international maritime trade fair has been postponed until 2-5 February 2021.
Hartlepool’s commercial fishing fleet now has new safe access to its vessels in all weather conditions, at any time of the day or night, thanks to a new installation from Inland and Coastal Marina Systems (ICMS).
Commentary from CSP Hunter OBE: Accelerate Efforts to Support Employees, Design, Manufacturing and Export During COVID-19
During the COVID-19 crisis, businesses that can, must continue to lead the way in driving British innovation. I highly support the UK Government in how they are dealing with the crisis and a very welcome return to the Prime Minister.
Firstly, on behalf of Commercial Rib Charter, we hope that you and your business are as safe and healthy as can be during these unprecedented times.
The SMS Group - helping to keep Britain trading. SMS proudly supports ports & harbours, plans for the future and looks towards innovation
THE SMS Group, trading from seven key ports in the UK, is playing an integral role in helping to keep Britain trading – supporting maritime infrastructure, crucial freight operators and the nation’s Defence sector.
The yard at PDL Marine is still open and building whilst adhering to strict governmental guidelines. Progress on the 15m Workboat is coming on leaps and bounds and we have capacity for more builds if required, just drop us a line to discuss your requireme
With navies such as the Indian Navy and Royal Navy successfully implementing ultrasonic testing of watertight seals as part of their onboard safety management, Coltraco Ultrasonics answer questions about the importance of ensuring watertight integrity to
Jenkins Marine is pleased to announce the purchase of the grab hopper dredger C.H. Horn from the Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC). This is a significant investment in the dredging fleet for Jenkins Marine who have now secured a new ten-year contract
The Manor Venture has returned to Manor Renewable Energy’s Portland site for the first time since July 2018, after 20 months at sea and the successful completion of 4 temporary power projects.
A recent order for six External DuroWipers Class 90 pantograph, will go to Excellift, a Malaysia based lift/crane/material handling company. The systems will be installed to two crane cabins for use on Oil Platforms, each requiring a wiper system for on
The team at PDL are pleased to announce the build of their latest 15m aluminium workboat. Designed with some very specific roles in mind and loaded with additional equipment.
Ramco, one of nation’s largest outlets for quality used equipment and a leading supplier of asset disposal services, currently have a selection of Pacific 22 rigid hulled inflatable boats (RHIB’s) available direct from the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet in Sweden has won the public tender for a contract to undertake a major life extension programme on the survey and research vessel S/V Ocean Surveyor, owned by SGU, Sweden’s national geological survey agency.
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Wave MiniBOSS bilge water systems fitted on vessels ensure no pollutants discharged overboardWednesday, 5th August 2020
The Wave MiniBOSS is a bulkhead mounted system which ensures that vessels do not discharge any oil or other pollutants, such as microplastics, overboard.Read more
Maersk Training in the UK joins forces with Babcock Marine Training to offer unique facilityWednesday, 1st July 2020
Leading safety and technical training provider for the wind, oil and gas and maritime industries, Maersk Training in the UK (Maersk Training), has recently announced an agreement with Babcock Marine Training, part of the Babcock International Group, to deRead more
Versadock receives JOSCAR accreditationTuesday, 30th June 2020
Versadock, designers, manufacturers and installers of Modular Pontoon and Docking Systems are proud to announce their addition on to the JOSCAR register and are now recognised as a fully compliant supplier for several defence companies and major organisatRead more