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Herald of Free Enterprise

Remembering the Herald of Free Enterprise disaster

Yesterday marked the 30th anniversary of the deaths of 193 passengers and crew, who were tragically killed when the MS Herald of Free Enterprise capisized immediately after leaving port on the night of 6 March, 1987. The ship left harbour…

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Stern tube seal bonding repair

New SC3 sterntube seal bonding machine in action

Simplex-Turbulo engineers have been enjoying working with the new SC3 bonding machine from SKF Marine for their sterntube seal service work. Used recently on a service job for My Golden Shadow in Malta, pictured above, the new bonding kit is…

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Jonathan Parr retires from Simplex

On the 9th of February 2017, everyone at Simplex bid a very fond farewell to Jonathan Parr as he retired after 22 years (well, actually 21 years, 11 months and 21 days, not that we were counting) of service to…

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A message to our customers regarding email fraud

As a result of a recent fraudulent email sent to one of our customers (which claimed to be Simplex notifying the customer of bank detail changes), we wanted to assure our customers that we will never notify bank detail changes via…

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Did you know about our service exchange scheme?

Where it is critical that an engine should not be out of service for any significant length of time, our exchange schemes enable customers to keep downtime to an absolute minimum. The principle of these schemes is simple: customers are…

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