SKF to Open Dedicated Marine Industry Service Centers

Friday, December 16, 2011
SKF is establishing a global, marine-focused network of specialized technology and service centers that will focus on providing a complete range of marine solutions to improve fleet efficiency and predictability in a sustainable way.
The first SKF Marine Industry Service Centre will open in January 2012, near Rotterdam, The Netherlands. This Centre will be the hub of SKF global marine services, and plans call for additional marine centres to be established in Asia and Latin America
“The SKF Marine Industry Service Centre near the port of Rotterdam is a major step forward for SKF, as an increasingly important player in the marine industry,” comments Gerald Rolfe, SKF Executive Business Manager, Marine. “The SKF Marine Industry Service Centre incorporates a team of more than 30 highly experienced marine engineers, and is connected to the worldwide network of local SKF sales and service units.”
The SKF Marine Industry Service Centre will provide a wide range of services and products for the marine industry and will accommodate facilities for training and certification related to the marine industry. 
According to SKF Global Marine Segment Manager David L.H. Johansson, SKF has developed a range of solutions that improve availability and cut operating costs across the marine market, “Our expertise applies to machinery systems on a range of ship types, from oil & gas fleets and pipelay vessels, large container carriers and cruise ships, to highly specialised research vessels and workboats.” He notes, “Whether a business is involved in designing, building, sailing or maintaining a vessel, SKF can help improve profitability in a multitude of ways.”
Maritime Reporter August 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Dann Marine Repowers With Cummins Tier 3 Engines

Dann Marine Towing, LC., is a fifth generation family owned and operated tugboat company based in Chesapeake City, MD. The model-bow twin-screw tug Sea Coast was

Sulzer Shareholder has 5 pct Dresser-Rand Stake

Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg's Swiss investment firm Renova Group said on Friday it had a 4.99 percent stake in U.S.-based Dresser-Rand, which might become the object of a takeover battle.

MAN-Powered Cargo Vessel Meets Tier III

Classification society awards SCR system emissions certificate. MAN Diesel & Turbo has been awarded a Tier III - compatibility certificate by the DNV- GL classification

Marine Propulsion

Dann Marine Repowers With Cummins Tier 3 Engines

Dann Marine Towing, LC., is a fifth generation family owned and operated tugboat company based in Chesapeake City, MD. The model-bow twin-screw tug Sea Coast was

MAN-Powered Cargo Vessel Meets Tier III

Classification society awards SCR system emissions certificate. MAN Diesel & Turbo has been awarded a Tier III - compatibility certificate by the DNV- GL classification

Vroon’s VOS Famous Launched

Vroon’s newbuilding ERRV, VOS Famous, was launched in China yesterday. This 50-m ERRV (emergency response and rescue vessel) is under construction at Nanjing East Star Shipyard.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | 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: 0.1543 sec (6 req/sec)