ShipServ – The World’s Marine & Offshore E-Market Place

Posted on September 30th, 2014 by

Who and What is ShipServ?

ShipServ is an e-market place that helps aid marine and offshore buyers to find suppliers easily with whom they can trade effectively and build continuous relationships. ShipServ was founded in 1999 by Paul Østergaard. Paul had a vision of how the internet could enhance the economics of the global maritime shipping industry. Before becoming the company it is today, ShipServ was the co-founder of the Maritime E-Commerce Association (MECA), the non-profit organization that governs the Marine Trading Mark-up Language standard.

The main goal of ShipServ is to help buyers speed up their purchasing process and …
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Understanding CAST S.p.A. Fittings

Posted on September 25th, 2014 by
45 Degree Disassembled

CAST S.p.A. was founded in Torino, Italy in 1978 and has since produced quality high pressure carbon and stainless steel tube fittings. Over the course of many years World Wide Metric and CAST have formed an unrivaled partnership. World Wide Metric supplies CAST products from each of their four convenient locations situated across the United States for an easy ordering and shipping process.

What Are CAST S.p.A. Fittings?

These hydraulic fittings assure a perfect seal regardless of the fluid used in your system, provided that it is not corrosive and nominal pressures are respected. CAST fittings are available in three …
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Getting Rid of Black Smoke from your Ship’s Funnel

Posted on September 23rd, 2014 by
Pollution Smoke

Black smoke funneling from a ship at port is not a pretty sight and causes great concern and complaints from the general public. As environmental regulations are becoming stricter and more individuals are focused on health concerns, it is increasingly important for ships to recognize if they are having an issue with black smoke and to learn how to eliminate it. In many ports it is policy for all work to cease until the black smoke is gone which could cause unnecessary delays and cost extra money. Because these things can be detrimental to your ship and your business, it’s …
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