Marine & Maritime Gazette June 2018

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Boating Industry recognises Life Cell as 2018 Top Product Life Cell Marine Safety is proud to announce that Boating Industry in the United States has chosen Life Cell as a 2018 Top Product 01/boating-industrys-2018-top-products/. For the fifth consecutive year they chose 50 of the newest and most innovative products for the marine industry. All of the winners, including Life Cell, stood out from hundreds of nominations for their impact on the industry, innovation and how Barton Marine has announced its impressive product line-up for Seawork. Suzanne Blaustone, CEO, commented, they advance their product category - or create “While many people know Barton Marine for our extensive array of leisure marine products, Seawork is an something completely new. opportunity to showcase our growing range of commercial and industrial products. Manufactured in the UK, our Life Cell is redefining how safety equipment is stored on boats and creating a new category of line of standard or bespoke track systems and traveller cars can be used for easy movement of commercial or safety equipment in an attempt to save lives. It is industrial gear, sliding roofs or deployment of loads on deck. Special programs with commercial marine partners a buoyant float-free device that can store all have led to the development of man overboard systems, sliding systems for roofing and more recently, the smooth essential marine safety equipment and was designed by a survivor after a rapid sinking off launch and recovery of ribs and work boats at sea.” the coast of Sydney, Australia. It is like combining Barton Marine’s versatile track and traveller car systems will be on display, showcasing their benefits for use on commercial vessels. These a life ring and grab bag in one device, two items marine-grade aluminium extruded tracks and sliding car systems provide lightweight and high load bearing solutions, and are available for individual customisation. Barton has specific expertise in curving track to specification making them perfect for refits, special design applications for OEM uses, and for replacing existing tracking systems. From detailed drawings, Barton’s track professionals can deliver a bespoke curved track of up to five metres in length. As well as producing permanently fixed systems, Barton Marine can also increase functionality and convenience with its removable track brackets, allowing track to be stowed away neatly when not required. Carrying the CE quality assurance stamp, the Industrial Snatch Blocks are easy to employ in a variety of general industrial maritime settings and are the perfect choice for those who need pulley blocks offering simplicity and confidence, for moving and lifting loads from 200kg to 350kg. New to the market last year, Barton Marine’s CE certified Block on a Strop was developed for use on work boats, marinas, factories, or construction sites - any place where mobility of equipment for lifting and moving loads is required. Designed with a durable series seven precision ball bearing sheave block incorporated with a professionally spliced dyneema strop, this multifunctional block functions as a portable lifting device for a range of equipment, loads and tools. With the ability to attach the dyneema strop to a pole, bar, or other that have undergone little innovation in recent robust structure, the device can be easily installed, removed, and relocated when necessary. This helps reduce the health and safety risks history. associated with lifting heavy loads for marina operatives, scaffolders and builders alike. Jenny Aiken, CEO Life Cell Marine Safety, is Suzanne continued, “As well as welcoming both new and existing customers to our stand, SB69, Barton Marine is sponsoring the 4th of July thrilled that Life Cell is gaining recognition in the band, ‘The Winklepickers’ at the Waterfront Saloon. There will be a cardboard boat regatta to keep everyone amused during live music and largest marine market in the world. “Life Cell has American themed Bar and dockside BBQ cookout on Wednesday 4th of July from 5pm - 8pm. We hope to see many of you there.” had significant success in Australia since it was Barton is also sponsoring the first ever Women in Marine reception to be held at Seawork on 4 July from 3pm to 4pm. The reception will launched in 2015 and we are pleased that we allow women in the commercial and workboat sectors of the marine industry to meet each other for networking and hear the comments are starting to get the same traction in the United of several speakers who will provide insight into their job roles. States” she said. Barton Marine will also be showcasing other products from its range of industrial and commercial equipment including: the ClamSeal for This award adds to other recent milestones such the immediate repair of inflatables; LineTamers for safely securing and organising ropes and articles on board; Barton’s EasySplice rope as US boat manufacturers starting to recommend splicer; and VuPlex plastic cleaner, polisher and protector for instrument panels, clear windows and multiple plastic substrates. The Swobbit Life Cell, including Alabama based Silver Ships line of high performance poles and brushes and cleaning devices will also be on display. who have included Life Cell on their new Fire/Rescue demonstration boat Stand SB69 h t t p : / / w w w . s i l v e r s h i p s . c o m / w p -

Impressive Seawork line-up from Barton Marine

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Golden Arrow TWC Golden Arrow Marine will be debuting its newly designed Tactical Watercraft (TWC) at this year’s Seawork. The vessel will also be demonstrated on the water at Speed@Seawork. There are two models: small and large, based around the commercial BRP Sea-Doo Spark and BRP Sea-Doo RXT-X 300 Stand PO65