Health & Safety

ABS approval awarded to Coltraco Ultrasonics products for oil and gas safety products

product max mainColtraco Ultrasonics announced earlier this month that they have confirmed that they have been awarded ABS Type Approval for two of its leading products used in shipping and offshore oil and gas and with navies worldwide


Further supporting the Coltraco Ultrasonics safeship solutions, the innovations have been designed to improve safety at sea for safety critical and high-value assets and infrastructure.

Portalevel MAX is a handheld ultrasonic liquid level indicator for testing cylinder contents of fixed fire extinguishing systems like CO2 and clean agents. UL, RINA, ABS, The Portalevel MAX is in its eighth incarnation and is designed to provide enhanced speed, operation, and performance, especially for high-intensity testing requirements. It is the first UL Approved ultrasonic level indicator that Coltraco Ultrasonics have ever produced. 

Portascanner Watertight is a portable ultrasonic watertight integrity indicator for testing the seals of hatch-covers, doors, multiple cable transits and more. RINA, ABS. It has been designed to primarily enhance the ease and accuracy with which critical watertight, airtight or weather tight seals can be inspected for leak sites or areas of reduced compression in the seal.

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Strengthening MENA's fire fighting capabilities

LUF images 2Oil Review Middle East speaks with Sheikh Mishal Yousef Soud Al Sabah, chairman and managing director of Kuwait-based Tank International Petroleum Equipment & Instrumentation Co. (TANKCO), distributor of LUF and IFEX firefighting support machines and services for the MENA region

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Super sponge for oil spills

oilspillResearchers at US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have chemically modified sawdust to make it exceptionally oil-attracting and buoyant, characteristics that are ideal for cleaning oil spills 

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Red Wing finds market for innovative safety clothing in tough times

Red wing shoesPaul Olson, managing director of Red Wing Shoes for the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Russia and CIS, was upbeat about the company's prospects when he was interviewed at the ADIPEC conference in Abu Dhabi

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Go for zero with Lockout/Tagout: Download the free Guide

LoToGuideBookCover ENLockout/Tagout (LOTO) can save lives during machine maintenance and interventions in production facilities. Between 15-20 per cent of workplace accidents can be avoided with LOTO, which is why the procedure should be part of any ambitious go-for-zero programme that bans accidents from the workplace. Get the free LOTO guide!

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