The Mariana Trench – The deepest part of the world’s oceans Thursday, 21 September 2017

The Mariana Trench (also called the Marianas Trench) is the deepest part of the ocean. This trench lies in an area where two of the Earth's plates - the Pacific Plate and the Philippine Plate - come together.

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Meet Corrosion & Water-Control bv Friday, 22 September 2017

With decades of experience in cathodic (corrosion) protection of steel structures and marine growth prevention for box coolers and sea water intakes, Corrosion has been enjoying high reputation around the world for its expertise and know-how. Supplemented by worldwide services and marketing distribution networks, it is a leading international supplier in this field.

Corrosion was founded in 1993 in Moerkapelle, the Netherlands. In this small village, the company has grown into what it is today: a strong brand and a home for 65 employees. Over the years, the company has expanded and established subsidiaries in Germany, France, China, and Vietnam.

Corrosion's protection systems have been installed on thousands of vessels. The satisfying feedbacks from these customers are the most convincing proof of the quality of its systems. The protection systems are supplied to all types of seagoing vessels and offshore structures.

Corrosion's core technological products (ICCP and ICAF/MGPS), are the most economical solutions against corrosion and fouling.

Besides, Corrosion is the dominant supplier of ICCP systems to the offshore wind industry. Green energy requires a green solution against corrosion for the (bare) steel foundation structures and the substation platforms of the wind turbines. The full scope of design, manufacturing, installation, maintenance and offshore service is standard available at Corrosion.

Compassion is a keyword for Corrosion. This term is used to describe a very positive emotion; it has to do with being thoughtful and decent. People who are compassionate are kind, caring and are willing to help others, so ‘We steel your trust’. Being compassionate is being able to put yourself in someone else’s shoes. This is exactly what Corrosion stands for. In practice, it means:

  • They focus on the needs of customers in a very friendly and flexible way.
  • They jump in when a problem arises and do everything possible to resolve it quickly.
  • They are very creative and often rely on common sense.
  • They respect customers and take them very seriously.
  • They invest time and energy in their relationships.
  • They try to pamper customers and simultaneously maintain their self-respect.
  • Perfect service is one of their highest priorities.
  • They are very accessible and open-minded.
  • They are always there when you need them.
  • The customer is always king.
  • They are characterized by integrity and sincerity.

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Meet Sperre Industri Friday, 22 September 2017

Air compressors that solve customers' needs have been the main objective for the privately owned Sperre family company from the very beginning. For more than 75 years, Sperre has developed compressors in close collaboration with the most demanding customers around the world.

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Meet TMC - Tamrotor Marine Compressors Friday, 22 September 2017

Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, Tamrotor Marine Compressors (TMC) is part of the proud Norwegian shipping history and supplier of compressed air systems for marine and offshore use. Representing more than 40 years of experience in the industry, TMC has won international recognition for innovative technology combined with a wealth of practical insight.

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Meet ASRY - the Arabian Gulf’s most experienced ship and rig repair yard Friday, 22 September 2017

ASRY is the Arabian Gulf’s most experienced ship and rig repair yard. Founded in 1977 in Bahrain, and has over 35 years of experience in marine asset optimisation.

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Plastic Pollution in the World's Oceans Thursday, 21 September 2017

Throughout our world’s oceans lurks a silent killer. The killer is plastic and it’s on a beach or floating in an ocean near you.
More than 268,940 tonnes of litter is estimated to be floating in the Earth’s oceans – that’s the incredible weight of over 1,300 Blue Whales! 80% of this plastic on our coast and in our waters, is being generated from land. Litter is often lost or blown from inland, comes through stormwater drains or thoughtlessly dropped.

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