Seaway Powell Marine Acquires Hydraulic Applications Firm

MaritimeEquipment.com
Sunday, August 11, 2013

Seaway Powell Marine, a leading British engineering companies specialising in the design and manufacture of marine hydraulic systems, has acquired the assets of Solent Fluid Power based in Horndean near Portsmouth.

The purchase of Solent Fluid Power will enable Seaway Powell Marine to increase its productivity by offering its hydraulic capabilities to a wider customer base, while also providing it with a south-coast business hub. According to Seaway Powell Marine, Solent Fluid Power has a wealth of experience and knowledge surrounding hydraulic applications across the marine and industrial sectors.  This expertise is highly valuable to Seaway Powell Marine and will assist in expanding the company’s potential in key markets.

The company will continue to trade as Solent Fluid Power and will be run from its current premises in Horndean. John Cotton, son of the original Solent Fluid Power founder, will retain his role as Hydraulic Engineer.
 
Charlie Wilson, General Manager at Seaway Powell, says: “Seaway Powell is a long-established company and we are renowned for providing top quality products to marine industries worldwide.  We are in no doubt that John Cotton, with his great experience of maritime hydraulic applications, will bring a new and dynamic dimension to Seaway Powell Marine’s portfolio and we are delighted that he has joined us to help drive the business forward.”

About Seaway

·         Seaway Powell Marine has evolved rapidly over the last 24 months and was acquired in 2010 by Precision Technology Group, which consists of Precision Technology USA, American Actuators, SP Gears and Hypac.
·         The company offers a complete and comprehensive design and manufacturing service from its base in Shaftesbury, North Dorset, backed up by the additional experience and expertise offered by the other companies in the Group.

Maritime Reporter July 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

MARAD to Host Meeting on Proposed Delfin LNG License

MARAD Announces Public Scoping Meetings for Proposed Delfin Liquefied Natural Gas Deepwater Port Export Facility.   On July 29, the Maritime Administration

Substantial Demand Underscores Need for TIGER Grants

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced that applications to the U.S. Department of Transportation for its seventh round of Transportation Investment

Maritime Museum Christens San Salvador Replica

The Spanish ship San Salvador is the embodiment of California’s origin story. The ship’s voyage in 1542, with Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo at the helm, established California

Marine Equipment

Activists Block Shell's Arctic Drilling Quest

Greenpeace protestors dangling from a bridge on Thursday in Portland, Oregon, halted an icebreaker that Royal Dutch Shell needs in northern Alaska before it can

Fire-stricken Icebreaker Overhauled

SENER concludes the Almirante Irizar icebreaker engineering works for re-outfit and overhaul   SENER reports it has completed the engineering works relating to

Google Maps Goes Coastal with Unmanned Boat

A new high-tech unmanned vessel, launched with the help of Google, will use innovative technologies from the boatbuilding and mapping fields to map shorelines and

Deck Machinery

Coxreels Introduces Three-way Brake for 1600 Series

Hose, cord and cable reel manufacturer Coxreels announced the addition of an optional accessory to improve efficiency and safety of its 1600 Series reel, adding

Eastern Launches Second MPSV for Hornbeck

Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. has launched the second of two 302’x76’x26’ multipurpose service vessels in the HOSMPSV 310ES series for Hornbeck Offshore Services, LLC.

Hawboldt Secures Cape Sharp Tidal Winch Deal

A third Nova Scotian company has secured a multimillion dollar contract with the Cape Sharp Tidal project, which has potential to be the first grid-connected tidal array in the world.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Diana to Acquire Two Post-Panamax Containerships

Diana Containerships Inc. announced that yesterday it signed, through two separate wholly-owned subsidiaries, two Memoranda of Agreement to purchase from an unaffiliated

Vale Sells Four 'ValeMax' Bulkers to China Merchants

Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Thursday that it expects to receive $448 million from the sale of four dry-bulk iron ore ships to China's state-owned China

Scorpio Tankers to Acquire Product Tanker

Scorpio Tankers Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase an MR product tanker. The Company reached an agreement with an unrelated

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1561 sec (6 req/sec)