Thursday, July 2, 2020

Pipe Systems News

Vulkan Italia, SB Broneske Start New Cooperation

Vulkan Italia has signed a cooperation with the German company SB Broneske. Vulkan Italia is going to work as a representative for SB Broneske in the Italian market, where the two companies will join their experience on the elastic support for exhaust pipe system. Elastic support for the exhaust pipe system includes vibration mounts, expansion bellows, pipe penetrations and rain caps for the exhaust pipe system of ships. Vulkan Italia, founded in 1987 and located in Novi Ligure, is the market leader in elastic support in the ship building industry in Italy.

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Delta "T" Partners with Exhaust Specialist Dinak

Marine ventilation leader Delta "T" Systems has partnered with Vigo, Spain-based Dinak. They now offer the company's line of innovative modular dry stack exhaust systems. The Dinak product line features insulated dry exhaust components that simply clamp together by hand and require no welding for installation. This gives builders and refit yards the ability to install the components with onsite labor at a fraction of the cost of a welded black pipe system. All of the Dinak components…

Engine Room Fire: File photo CCL 3

Engine Room Fire Prevention Below Par Say Experts

Lessons are still not being learnt when it comes to preventing engine room fires according to Braemar SA (Braemar Incorporating The Salvage Association). He adds: “On many of the vessels I visit, these hot spots are only too easy to find, with thermal imaging photographs readily identifying these defects”. Braemar SA says that, despite all the attention classification societies aim at fire prevention and protection design, potential problems must be detected earlier to ensure a fast and efficient first response.

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Engine Room Fires – Old Lessons Not Learnt

“Lessons are still not being learned when it comes to preventing engine room fires.” This is the message from Graeme Temple, Regional Director for Braemar SA’s Far East operations, following a review of incidents taking place in 2013. “Last year we attended a significant number of engine-room fires - the industry is still experiencing far too many unnecessary casualties where flammable liquids in engine rooms are finding their way onto hot spots,” he said. ”On many of the vessels I visit…