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Survitec
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Survitec holds market-leading positions worldwide in marine, offshore, defence and aerospace survival technology. Headquartered in Birkenhead, UK the company employs approximately 2,000 people across 8 manufacturing sites and over 50 service stations, operating through a network of more than 600 distributors and agents to bring its best-in-class products and services to a global customer base. With an extensive history spanning over 160 years and a portfolio of some of the most reputable brands in the safety and survival industry, Survitec is committed to product innovation, technological advancement and quality assurance.

 

Survitec also has the resources and group-wide capabilities to manage worldwide asset integrity programmes and equipment hire packages to help reduce operating costs in a challenging market. Survitec's Global Liferaft Hire programme leverages the largest service network of any liferaft manufacturer in the world. Now in its twelfth year, the programme has 8,000 leased liferafts in operation.

 

Key products within Survitec's portfolio include marine & offshore lifesaving equipment, fire safety systems, world-leading submarine escape technology and lifejackets for commercial airlines and the offshore industry.

 

Survitec also pioneered marine evacuation technology and the unique RFD Marin Ark system is used today on many major cruise ships across the globe.

 

www.survitecgroup.com

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ABS
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ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries, is committed to setting standards for safety and excellence in design, construction and operation. Focused on safe and practical application of advanced technologies and digital solutions, ABS works with industry and clients to develop accurate and cost-effective compliance, optimized performance and operational efficiency for marine and offshore assets. 

 

From its world headquarters in Houston, ABS delivers survey and engineering services and solutions to clients through a network of local representatives working from more than 200 offices in 70 countries.

www.eagle.org

ABS, a leading global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries, is committed to setting standards for safety and excellence in design, construction and operation. Focused on safe and practical application of advanced technologies and digital solutions, ABS works with industry and clients to develop accurate and cost-effective compliance, optimized performance and operational efficiency for marine and offshore assets. 

 

From its world headquarters in Houston, ABS delivers survey and engineering services and solutions to clients through a network of local representatives working from more than 200 offices in 70 countries.

www.eagle.org

ABS

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ILAMA
International Life-saving Appliance Manufacturers’ Association

.ILAMA plays a significant role in the international maritime and offshore oil and gas safety scene.  By sharing its members’ views, experience and technical papers, ILAMA ensures that regulatory bodies, including the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and EU Marine Safety Committees are made aware of collective concerns.  ILAMA also enjoys liaison status with the International Organization for Standardization, with many members making significant contributions. 

 

ILAMA members design, manufacture, inspect, repair, service and test a wide variety of certified life-saving equipment, meeting the appropriate national and international requirements.  The continuous development of products which enhance safety at sea relies on ILAMA members maintaining close contact with regulatory and standardization bodies in order that proposals and changing requirements have industry and practical relevance where ILAMA members have the unique position of assessing new and existing items of life-saving appliances. 

 

ILAMA believes in true and fair competition amongst its members, and in equality within national and international legislative and approval procedures.  ILAMA is dedicated to maintaining the quality and effectiveness of all life-saving appliances.

www.ilama.org

WesCom Signal & Rescue

WesCom Signal and Rescue has been a leading supplier of marine distress signals for over 100 years. It is the world’s leading supplier of marine distress signals, under the brand names: Pains Wessex, Comet, Oroquieta and Aurora, and is a specialist in the manufacture and worldwide distribution of these products, with a strong, established global network of more than 150 specialist distributors around the world.

WesCom Signal and Rescue is trusted by the world’s navies, lifeboat and rescue services, merchant fleets and airlines, as well as by fishing vessels and leisure craft. The quality, technological superiority and innovative design of its products combined with worldwide approvals and manufacturing to ISO 9001 standard ensures its position as market-leaders.

The brand recognises the advances in technology and increased demand for better quality resources. In response to this, WesCom Signal and Rescue continues to research and develop the world’s leading marine distress signals and has since introduced a new era of dedicated training assets. Delivered through its partners and distributors, and developed with their feedback, this includes free of charge dummy products which have been used by over 120 training establishments, and a series of training animations for its branded SOLAS products.
 

www.wescomsignal.com

QUICKSLING

QUICKSLING is the most highly developed and thoroughly researched manual Man Over Board life saving system, with an emphasis on recovery as much as rescue.  All the components are integrated in to an easily installed composite container, taking up little more space than a traditional life ring, yet this 21st. century product has twin chest and leg slings for the most secure recovery, up to 80m. of helicopter lifting grade line for use from the highest freeboard and a weight of only 3kg. to ensure easy deployment. QUIKSLING is Lloyds Type Approved, satisfies SOLAS 111/17-1 and available for retro or new vessel fit direct from the manufacturer

www.quiksling.com

MIKO MARINE AS

Miko Marine AS is an innovative solution provider to the marine industry. Solutions based on use of the company’s original idea, - a patented magnetic patch – Miko Plaster® has been supplied to clients worldwide, including Navy’s, Governmental institutions, shipowners, diving companies, subsea contractors and oil service companies. 

Since 1996, Miko has developed a range of effective solutions to reduce the risk of oil spill, increase effectiveness and increase safety in the marine industry bases on three principles:
 
•    Preventing grounding of drifting vessels-      
•    Containing pollutants inside a damaged hull
•    Removing pollutants

 

Miko is part of Miko Group of Companies and co-located with our other owner Bukser og Berging AS just outside Oslo / Norway 
 
The latest invention is a new system for applying Miko magnetic patches to ships that have been holed by ice in Polar waters without the use of divers. This is expected to be of particular value to vessels of all types that are applying for Polar Code certification as it will physically demonstrate their preparedness for dealing with hull damage that might be caused by ice.
 

www.mikomarine.com

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APOSTLESHIP OF THE SEA
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Every year, more than 1,000 Apostleship of the Sea (Stella Maris) chaplains and volunteers visit over 70,000 ships in 316 ports around the world. It’s a global network of ship-visiting on a scale unlike any other maritime organisation. Every year, we reach more than a million seafarers.

This day-in, day-out commitment means we are a reliable friend in port to seafarers everywhere. And when crisis strikes, not only are we in the right place, at the right time – but, crucially, seafarers trust Apostleship of the Sea to provide the help and support they need.

By working increasingly with partners in the industry, including ship managers, owners, P&I clubs and flag states, Apostleship of the Sea believes we can serve seafarers better around the world. Together, we can improve welfare through regular ship visits, and help seafarers through what may be the most difficult time of their lives.

The Apostleship of the Sea relies wholly on voluntary contributions and is only able to continue its work through the generous donations of supporters and volunteers.

www.apostleshipofthesea.org.uk

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