New exhibitors aim for Seawork success

02 Nov 2016
Sweden’s CM Hammar AB is one of the many new exhibitors attending Seawork 2017

Sweden’s CM Hammar AB is one of the many new exhibitors attending Seawork 2017

Many new European exhibitors have signed up for Seawork 2017. Some of these are featured below, and will be bringing fresh legal, risk, safety and lifting gear products and solutions to the maritime sector.

For over 25 years, Sweden’s CM Hammar AB has actively developed state-of-the-art new products to safeguard crew. The business has the broadest product range available in today’s market; covering release units for liferafts, and EPIRBS, as well as automatic release units. The 160 year-old business’ byline is “Every life matters”.

CEO of CM Hammar AB, Håkan Skutburg, comments, “Hammar is a perfect example of how a small local company can reach a market leading position on the global market through constant innovations and adaption to the customers needs.”

One of Hammar’s groundbreaking products is the H20, being a hydrostatic release unit designed to be safe and reliable in all extreme conditions that you and your ship might meet on the oceans. Should the vessel sink, the Hammar H20, which is activated by increasing water pressure, which will automatically release liferafts and EPIRBs.

UK Commercial Boat Owners Association (CBOA) and British Marine (BM) member, CTRL Marine Solutions Ltd (CTRL) is a bespoke Claims, Technical, Risk and Legal service, offering favourable rates and flexible terms to the maritime sector. CTRL Marine’s extensive areas of expertise range from tensioned mooring lines’ snap-back zones, contract cancellation pitfalls, through to onboard cyber security.

Recently CTRL Marine Solutions held a joint seminar with fellow Seawork International exhibitor, the Port of London Authority, regarding ISM compliance - 'The myths, the reality and the solution'.

Bristol-headquartered Lifting Gear & Safety, has eight locations across the UK, from the South West, to South Wales, through to the South Coast.

Lifting products range from shackles to a high tonnage and complex spreader beam assembly, or from an electric chain hoist to a box culvert pulling system. General marine products encompass all from a first aid kits to 60+ man liferafts, and the safety division provides a variety of products from safety harnesses rack & pinion hoists.

In a typical day, the 50-strong expert team at Lifting Gear & Safety could be carrying out LOLER inspections, producing specialist fibre rope assemblies for oceanography, or conducting mobile cranes inspections. The Safety division embraces aspects such as fall arrest block servicing, through to passenger hoist erection. In the Marine division, teams could be servicing a SOLAS lift raft, making a large diameter ships mooring rope or managing the disposal of pyrotechnics.

Lifting Gear & Safety is ISO9001 & 14001 accredited and holds approvals from SMAS & Achilles, amongst others.

Seawork International will return to Mayflower Park in Southampton, UK, 13-15 June 2017. Book your exhibition stand at Europe's largest commercial marine and workboat event and reach over 7,600 key industry professionals over three invaluable days.