Sailors SocietyCimbriaPort of South LouisianaBühler GmbHCleveland Cascades LtdThe Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology
  • Port of Vancouver USA
  • Sailors Society
  • Telestack
  • The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology
  • TOC Events
  • TBA Group

Ocean Safety appointed as Hansen distributor

(Posted on 15/10/19)

Ocean Safety, specialists in the worldwide supply, distribution, service and hire of marine safety equipment, have been appointed by Hansen Protection to distribute their range of emergency immersion suits, work suits and thermal protection suits in UK and Ireland.

Hansen Protection, whose headquarters are in Moss, Norway, have over 140 years of experience in manufacturing items in waterproof textiles, producing the first survival suit products for use in harsh environments and cold water areas back in 1976.

The emergency immersion suits which will join Ocean Safety’s extensive portfolio of high quality safety products include Hansen’s E-307 III Immersion Suit, SeaPass Passenger Suit, SeaArctic suit and SeaWork suit.

Fredrik J. Eriksen, Head of Personal Protection at Hansen Protection AS, comments “Hansen Protection have been looking at alternatives to strengthen our presence in the British market. We have chosen to work Ocean Safety and we look forward to developing the market together. With their focus in the shipping market, complementary products and presence across the UK Ocean Safety are a good match for us and we look forward to growing our market share.”

Alistair Hackett, Managing Director of Ocean Safety says “With our many years of experience in the supply of safety and survival equipment for all maritime sectors, we recognise the quality and capability of the Hansen products, they will especially complement the Offshore market which we service through our Aberdeen branch. We are delighted to be selected as a UK distributor.”

The E-307 III Immersion Suit is a 6-hour immersion suit is waterproof and flame-retardant keeping the wearer dry and warm in the correct flotation position. The SeaPass Passenger Suit is an uninsulated IMO SOLAS immersion suit, to be used with a lifejacket and approved for 1 hour thermal protection in water temperature below 5°C. It can be vacuum packed to take up minimal space on board. The 6-hour SeaArctic has a certified, integral self-righting device even if the wearer is unconscious. The user can also manually inflate the bladder in the hood for increased water tightness around the face, improved flotation and freeboard. It can be used without a lifejacket. The SeaWork is a durable and flexible next-generation immersion and anti-exposure suit so it is comfortable when working in exposed areas on board ships and offshore installations. The suit is multi-certified and available in a number of options.

Latest News

ABB Azipod debuts in Oldendorff bulk ship delivery

(Posted on 19/01/21)

China’s Chengxi Shipyard has handed over the first of twin self-unloading transshipment newbuilds... Read more


GDI launches ROV in water asset assessments

(Posted on 19/01/21)

Global Drone Inspection (GDI), the new subsidiary company of robotic inspection specialists RIMS BV,... Read more


AMS bulker largest ship to perform automated docking

(Posted on 14/01/21)

Wärtsilä Voyage has introduced Wärtsilä SmartMove Suite to the global shipping market... Read more


CTI Maritec integration creates focused service

(Posted on 14/01/21)

Maritec Pte Ltd, the fuel and oil testing services company acquired by leading certification company... Read more


U.S. Coast Guard approval for Alfa Laval

(Posted on 10/01/21)

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) have issued its type approval for Alfa Laval PureBallast 2. Most owners... Read more


Rivertrace’s new digitalisation white paper

(Posted on 10/01/21)

In the midst of digital technology continuously changing the landscape of the international shipping... Read more


DisinfectYour.com extends COVID cleaning

(Posted on 05/01/21)

Rotterdam-based company DisinfectYour.com has launched a new service to help vessel owners and crew... Read more


New research and innovation project announced

(Posted on 05/01/21)

Current Direct, a new research and innovation project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon... Read more


KVH Partners with ioCurrents

(Posted on 28/12/20)

Data analytics innovator ioCurrents will offer KVH Watch connectivity as part of their vessel maintenance... Read more


Thordon concerns over VIDA changes

(Posted on 22/12/20)

Thordon Bearings has added to the growing concern over proposed changes to Vessel Incidental Discharge... Read more


TOC EventsTBA GroupPort of Vancouver USAViganTelestackPort of Stockton
  • Port of Stockton
  • Cleveland Cascades Ltd

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping