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December 19, 2014

ShipArrestor gets green light

ShipArrestor gets green light

Following a full product trial in New Zealand the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) has signed its acceptance of the first of two ShipArrestor systems from Miko Marine. As a result Norway will become the first country in the world with a system that gives it the ability to protect its shores from the danger of drifting oil tankers and from the disastrous pollution that can result when they run aground.

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November 14, 2014

New emergency tank repair kits bought by Statoil

New emergency tank repair kits bought by Statoil

Statoil has made a significant investment with Miko Marine AS for the supply of 17 storage tank emergency repair kits which it is distributing around its tank farms and refineries. The kits are seen as a valuable form of insurance against environmental damage and the loss of expensive product that would result from a leak opening in a storage tank.

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November 10, 2014

Miko Marine opens US subsidiary

Norway’s Miko Marine has opened a subsidiary in Morgan City, LA. from where it will be able to supply ship operators and salvage companies throughout the United States with its unique range of products.

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October 29, 2014

Targeting ocean pollution

Miko Marine continues to make a name for itself on the frontier of original ideas and practical solutions to combat ocean pollution and the problems it presents.

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October 2, 2014

New carrying case from Miko to protect its high power magnets

New carrying case from Miko to protect its high power magnets

-PRESS RELEASE- Miko Marine has developed a new carrying case for the convenient transport and storage of its high power anchor magnets. Manufactured from special high density polypropylene the new case is water and dust proof and contains an inner …

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September 11, 2014

ISO 9001 certification granted for Quality Assurance

ISO 9001 certification granted for Quality Assurance

Miko Marine AS has been granted ISO 9001:2008 certification by Teknologisk Institutt Sertifisering of Norway. The certificate is a solid testimonial of an efficient and thoroughly implemented management system. For the customers, the certification assures that their satisfaction will remain Miko Marine’s focus at all times.

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August 7, 2014

Patent granted for new oil removal tool

Patent granted for new oil removal tool

The patent application for the Mosquito – a compact and versatile tool for quick and safe oil removal from sunken vessels – has been approved by the Norwegian Industrial Property Office. The approval marks a major milestone during the final stage of the Mosquito’s development.

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May 26, 2014

Norwegian Coastal Administration buys 15 Salvage Kits from Miko

Norwegian Coastal Administration buys 15 Salvage Kits from Miko

The Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) has received a significant high value delivery of 15 emergency marine repair patch kits from Miko Marine AS. These can be used on any type of vessel in the event of hull damage and are routinely carried aboard all NCA patrol boats so they can provide practical assistance in an emergency. The patches will be carried as Salvage Kits containing a variety of sizes of magnetic and flexible Kevlar-reinforced fabric patches.

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April 23, 2014

When prevention is better than cure

A piece of red fabric may seem to be an unlikely source of reassurance but when oil is a rainbow film over square miles of ocean or when it is smothering a beach as a glutinous black coating, you know it is too late to start thinking about containment. Containment begins by ensuring that the oil, or any other pollutant come to that, never leaves its tanks. When ships are involved, keeping them afloat consequently becomes the top priority and Miko Patches have gained a reputation as being an invaluable first line of defence in wide variety of situations.

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February 25, 2014

Tank Sealer Kit – Rapid response against leakages on tank farms

Tank Sealer Kit – Rapid response against leakages on tank farms

Miko Marine has developed and demonstrated a new package solution, called Tank Sealer Kit, to be used on land-based tanks. A typical application is a fuel tank damaged by a colliding vehicle and oil is spraying out on the plant. Quickly applied and easy to use, Tank Sealer Kit has the potential to avoid a major oil spill in such a situation.

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