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Vessel General Permit – latest news

The new USA Vessel General Permit will come into effect on 19th December 2013 and will remain in force for five years. This legislation applies to ALL commercial vessels calling at a US port, not just newbuildings as had been…

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high demand for BSR valve rotators

The Märkisches Werk GmbH (MWH) ball spring rotator (BSR) is a device developed to improve the quality and function of the proven ball and spring rotation mechanism. It provides reliable valve rotation for many operating hours. As a result valve…

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Rejuvenating treatment for a loved old lady

The M/V Danio has certainly had some adventures this year. In March this year she hit both the BBC and the ITV British news channels when she went aground just off the Farne Islands, an environmentally sensitive area just off…

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Bilge water separators are given new seaworthy packaging

From mid-April all Turbulo bilge water separators (oily water separators) will be shipped to customers throughout the world in new seaworthy packaging. The bilge water separators are packaged and shipped in specially customised wooden boxes. This protects the products from any…

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Bergen RSG Piston

We had a call this morning from a customer who had been searching high and low for a piston for a Bergen RSG   (equivalent to R168/53-01). He was delighted to find his search was over… we have two more…

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Blohm + Voss Industries GmbH bought by SKF Group

The SKF Group has acquired our principal and shareholder Blohm + Voss Industries. Blohm + Voss Industries is a leading manufacturer and service provider of premium quality equipment for critical marine applications, including shaft components (seals – especially the respected…

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Wartsila Vasa 46C diesel engine

Recently Leslie Blake went to view a magnificent Wartsila Vasa 46C engine – see below for some photographs of the interesting work she saw being carried out on this engine. Wartsila Vasa 46C engine

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Maisie Clark wins award

  Many of our customers are now familiar with Maisie Clark’s helpful tones on the telephone – she supports both our diesel and marine departments, so whether you are sourcing diesel engine components or a sterntube seal engineer, you are…

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Nohab F10

  Last week one of our external sales team visited a customer in Lowestoft and relayed back to our main office an urgent enquiry for components for a Nohab F10 engine. The order was placed and the goods were dispatched…

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