TOR Group is a family shipbuilder that has gradually stretched its links from its Black Sea roots in Türkiye to different shores worldwide. The business is currently in transition, diversifying to own and operate a fleet while continuing to offer the best engineering competencies to clients.
In the high-stakes, high-cost, high-pressure maritime industry, Dutch butterfly valve specialist manufacturer Wouter Witzel has defined its leading position in the market with a combination of incomparably high-quality products, flexibility and comprehensive customer support. Marine Sales Manager Justin Bijenhof spoke with Richard Hagan.
Varuna Marine Services BV proudly helps ship owners and technical managers understand the complexity of, and comply with, the ever-changing maritime regulatory framework. Founded by a career seafarer, the company has enjoyed sustained growth and strong customer retention. Company Founder and Managing Director Sanjeev Wewerinke-Singh spoke with Richard Hagan.
Tideman Boats US manufacturers high speed, virtually indestructible, HDPE hulls and other marine components for the North American marine market. It is an offshoot of Tideman Boats, the Dutch company pioneered by Bruno Tideman. The vessels manufactured by Tideman are especially beneficial in shallow waters and rocky coastlines.
The year 2023 is projected to be one of the biggest turning points in Tema Shipyard Limited’s near-60-year history. Fundamental changes and challenges are being met head-on at the once-ailing state-owned Ghanaian company. On the cusp of private investment, an extensive brand overhaul, experienced staff recruitment and a sharpened focus on efficiencies, the Chief Executive Officer, Dr Alexander Yaw Adusei, Jr. reflects on one of the “biggest transformational agendas in Ghana’s maritime industry” in an interview with Andy Probert.
Despite a challenging trading environment, Teignbridge Propellers wrapped up 2022 having recorded its best year ever, enjoying a 15% increase in turnover. On the back of those results, the company kicked off 2023 with a substantial reinvestment programme that will see both its physical and technological footprint increase to better serve its constantly growing demand. Richard Hagan met with Teignbridge Propellers’ Group MD Mark Phare to find out more.
Since 2019, SD Marine Interiors has established itself as an outfitting and cosmetic repair specialist in the cruise line industry. In newly appointed Managing Director Simon Dawkins, the company is looking to move to the next level while keeping a firm steer on deepening its sustainability commitments. Report by Andy Probert.
Rem Offshore is a new company with older roots. Since beginning operations in 1978 in service of the Norwegian fishing industry, the fleet today provides offshore support vessels worldwide, with a main office in Fosnavåg, on the west coast of Norway. Ronny Pål Kvalsvik, CCO, explained to Hannah Barnett more about what the company does.
Porto Montenegro is a superlative marina village that offers the best in quality, comfort and service for the luxury yachting community. The owners of the multi-award-winning marina are continuing to enhance its development and solidify its reputation as a premier destination for shopping and leisure.