UKHO warns of dangers posed by counterfeit ADMIRALTY products

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has observed an increase in the number of counterfeit versions of ADMIRALTY charts and publications in circulation and is re-issuing a warning over the dangers they pose to the safety of vessels, crew and cargo. These counterfeit items have not been assessed by UKHO experts, who cross check and […]

Cargo Care Solutions expands portfolio into new European countries

Cargo Care Solutions (CCS), the cargo hold hatch cover and Ro-Ro equipment specialist, is collaborating with Unimars Technical Services (UTS), the marine maintenance service providers, in the wake of the ever-growing increase in demand for products and services from the European shipping industry. As a result of continuing demand, the exclusive partnership will see sales […]

Damen and Bibby Marine Services celebrate keel laying of first Service Operations Vessel

The construction of the first Damen Service Operations Vessel progressed a step further yesterday (Thursday) with the official keel laying ceremony of the Bibby WaveMaster 1 taking place at Damen’s yard in Romania. Continuing on from the first steel cutting in February, the initial stages of vessel fabrication are on schedule. “We are dealing with […]

McMurdo signs contract with Survitec Group for global expansion

McMurdo, a trusted name in emergency readiness and response, has signed a contract with Survitec Group, worldwide manufacturers and distributors for the marine, offshore, defence and aerospace survival technology industries. The three-year contract will enable McMurdo to continue its global expansion, with Survitec being a major McMurdo global distributor and a key provider of maintenance […]

IMO-GloBallast R&D Forum on Ballast Water Management highlights solutions

Ballast water management experts, meeting at the recent IMO-GloBallast R&D Forum in Canada, have showcased the latest developments in ballast water management and highlighted the areas where further research is needed, in order to prevent the spread of potentially harmful species in ballast water. Some 140 participants from IMO Member States, academia, private sector, testing […]