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New Portable Extinguisher Stops Lithium Battery Fires

Sea-Fire Marine offers a cost-effective lithium battery fire suppression solution with a new line of portable extinguishers through its affiliated company LiCELL™

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New TAIC Report on Cargo Ship Kota Bahagia Fire

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has published its final report on the response to a seven-day fire on board the cargo ship Kota Bahagia just before Christmas 2020. The Commission has reiterated…

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Underwriters at the helm

When yacht owners shop around for insurance, they are faced with very high premiums and loss deductibles from underwriters who limit cruising grounds based on their risk assessment. In some cases, yacht insurance premiums have risen by at least 43 percent from 2021 to 2022.

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Greener Cleaner

DIY solutions offer a healthier, safer way to scrub, shine, and sanitize. There’s an easy way to avoid the health risks and damage to the ecosystem caused by the strong…

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Refit Paperwork: Sign here — but first, read it!

The importance of deciphering yard contracts and insurance policies cannot be overstated.

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Refit Etiquette for Contractors

Whether contractors get the next job may depend on how their workers conduct themselves on board.

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Culinary Waves: Getting proficient in portion control

The past 30 years has seen an increase in portion sizes, which is one of the main causes of obesity. If the chef has portion distortion when it comes to…

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Machinery Matters: Filters are more than just ‘a sock in a tin’

“Filters are just a sock in a tin.” That was a scornful remark made by an engineer who had suffered the ignominy of a dress-down by the filter company representative…

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Fire destroys Sunseeker in Bahamas

M/Y Vanish, a Sunseeker thought to be about 65 feet, caught fire and was destroyed today at Valentines Marina on Harbour Island in the Bahamas. There were no injuries. According…

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Machinery Matters: Don’t let fuel FAME live forever

Machinery Matters: by Larry Rumbol The words from the musical “Fame” could almost have been written as a biodiesel mantra: “Fame! We’re gonna live forever”. That’s a reality if operators…

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