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Maritime Safety

Viking LifeCraft Put to the Test

Photo: VIKING

Viking's new LifeCraft system, a hybrid system intended to replace lifeboats/liferafts, was recently put to the test and passed some very demanding conditions.Developed over the last 10 years by VIKING Life-Saving Equipment the new evacuation system unites the advantages of modern lifeboats – such as

A-60 Fire Damper Is Slimmer Than All Others

Photo: Delta "T" Systems

Average marine fire dampers don't take bulkhead and deck thicknesses into consideration. Naval architects, marine engineers and commercial boatbuilders typically have to modify their plan to accommodate this limitation. Delta "T" Systems' Slimline A-60 Rated Marine Fire Damper is a mere 4.25" deep. The thinnest on the market,

VIKING Brings Safety Management Solution to SMM 2018

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Powered by a full scope of maritime safety solutions and holistic servicing concepts, VIKING Life-Saving Equipment has long proven its ability to convert proactive innovation to industry leading solutions that meet shipowner top priorities. At SMM 2018 in Hamburg, will be the launching pad for a wide spectrum of developments,

AIS Transponders to be Showcased at SMM

Photo courtesy of Ocean Signal

Ocean Signal is highlighting the ATA100 Class A and ATB1 Class B AIS transponders when it joins forces will fellow exhibitor ACR Electronics to offer a comprehensive line-up of safety equipment at this year’s SMM in Hamburg.Offering fully compliant solutions to increase visibility, aid collision-avoidance and enhance navigational safety,

This Shore Power Cable Set is Watertight

Photo: Hubbell Marine

Water and electricity do not mix. Having a waterproof shore power cable set is of vital importance to the safety of boaters and their watercraft. Hubbell Marine 30A models incorporate a molded design, completely encased in solid PVC material, to ensure reliable waterproofing and superior durability.

Beele Engineering Develops Fire Safe Plastic Transit System

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Beele Engineering has developed a new range of HE plastic transit sleeves and frames to provide for the reliable and comfortable transit of cables and pipes and to provide for a fire-resistant, gas, smoke and watertight seal. The new transit sleeves and frames form part of the NOFIRNO system technology and can be used in various ways,

Samson Launches Solution to Streamline MEG4 Transition

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Samson, the developer of high-performance synthetic rope solutions and global market leader in commercial marine applications, has launched a new integrated technology and service solution, Icaria, designed to facilitate the transition process to MEG4 operational best practices.OCIMF’s release of the

Roxtec Secures Order for Britain’s $265m Polar Ship

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International manufacturer Roxtec is helping protect Britain’s new £200m ($265m) polar research vessel - RRS Sir David Attenborough – after supplying a range of specialist safety seals.The new build ship is being funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) built by Cammell Laird in Birkenhead

Orolia: FCC Approval for SmartFind EPIRB

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Orolia reports that it has received approval from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) for its McMurdo SmartFind G8 AIS Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB). It is reportedly the first EPIRB to have both the international

Larson Electronics: New Emergency LED Light

HALP-EMG-48-2L-LED-SS Main (Photo: Larson Electronics)

Larson Electronics LLC announced the release of a new hazardous area LED light. The product is specifically designed for wet and corrosive marine environments.   This LED, approved by United States Coast Guard , features amber, red, green and blue color options and is ideal for oil rigs, ships, chemical storage centers and offshore applications.