Martek Marine has signed a breakthrough contract with the Canadian Navy. The deal will see Martek supply 12 MM2000 marine gas detection systems, with Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) capability, to the Canadian Navy’s fleet of Halifax-class multi-role patrol frigates based in Victoria, British Columbia, and Halifax, Nova Scotia.
This is the first contract that Martek, one of the leading manufacturers of marine safety and environmental monitoring systems, has secured with the Canadian Navy and the H2S monitoring technology will be fitted on the Halifax-class ships while they are in port over the next 12 months. Continue reading “Martek Wins H2S Gas Detection Contract from Canadian Navy”
Major international tanker operator National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) has announced plans for reducing the energy consumption of its fleet by 28% and part of its plans include the installation of Martek Marine’s MariNOx engine emissions monitoring system.
NITC currently has 42 oceangoing crude oil tankers in operation with a further 22 newbuild vessels due for delivery between 2010 and 2013. Continue reading “NITC to Use MariNOx to Cut Fleet’s Fuel Consumption”
Martek Marine’s Managing Director, Paul Luen, has been appointed to the board of directors as Associate Director at Hull Kingston Rovers, the rugby league club he has supported since childhood.
After growing up in East Hull, Paul has remained a staunch supporter of the club since his dad took him to watch his first game when he was just 4 years old. He has always remained passionate about the club and even delayed the first day of his honeymoon so that he could attend a game. Continue reading “Martek MD Appointed to Board of Hull KR”
Norwegian shipping company Wilson Ship Management AS have invested in 80 LIFEFORCE® Marine AEDs for their entire fleet of cargo vessels operating in the European short sea sector.
Wilson state that their main aim is to ensure safe operations for all of their seafarers and have set themselves the goal of having ‘zero accidents related to Health, Safety and Environment’. This commitment to their crews’ wellbeing was the main driving force behind their decision to give every vessel access to a defibrillator in case any of their crew should suffer a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA)whilst at sea. Continue reading “Wilson Ship Management Order LIFEFORCE® for Entire Fleet as Commitment to Crew Welfare”