On-board a ship, platform or rig, fire is potentially the greatest single threat to safety and choosing the right fire protection is critical. Pierre Thome, Managing Director of Chubb Fire & Security, France, discusses the importance of fire security at port and sea in case the worst was to happen.
Andrew Deere, Managing Director at Maritime Training Academy, details the actions companies should be taking to attract and encourage youngsters into careers in the maritime industry.
Eltronic in Hedensted developed a special safety system to control the gas supply to marine engines: this compact state-of-the-art solution purges the pipes with nitrogen once the gas has been turned off. Report by Siemens AG’s Sales Developer OEM, Tobias Wachtmann, and Hans Joern Schmidt, Sales Process Instrumentation.
Jason Tieman, Oceaneering Director of Maritime Solutions, Global Data Solutions (GDS)/PortVision, writes about the importance of utilising Automatic Identification Systems to their full potential.