Star International has partnered with Tarmac Marine to provide the annual maintenance of the fire, safety, and life-saving equipment, including the annual hire of liferafts.
The five-year contract covers four suction dredgers: MV City of Westminster, MV City of London, MV City of Chichester, and MV City of Cardiff.
The news comes as the Merseyside-based specialist marine and offshore service supplier announced that it will be opening a new 5000sqft state-of-the-art facility in Hillington, Glasgow. The branch is strategically located the new branch close to the motorway network to cover the whole of Scotland.
The new branch will have a designated, experienced firefighting equipment (FFE) service team, using the purpose-built workshop capable of hydro-testing and refilling all suppression gases, as well as maintaining and repairing all FFE equipment including fire extinguishers, breathing apparatus, and EEBD (emergency escape breathing devices).
The Glasgow team will also have the capability to service LSA equipment including, lifejackets, immersion suits, and rescue boats.
Managing Director Matthew Ball said: “We’re delighted to work alongside Tarmac Marine.
“As we continue to grow and expand our UK operations, more developments are planned before the end of the year. We will be sharing details of these in coming months.”
Star International’s headquarters are in Wirral, Merseyside, and also has branches in Southampton and Falmouth.
Pictured: Matthew Ball, Director, Star International; Daniel Penfold, Marine Fleet Manager, Tarmac Marine; Paul Antley, Director, Star International.