RINA certifies Aggreko marine generators

Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Technical — By on February 10, 2014 at 1:33 PM

RINAInternational classification society RINA has certified the power generators which Aggreko provides for temporary marine use. The certification provides ship owners with the assurance that the generators meet all applicable SOLAS rules for temporary use on board a ship.

Pino Spadafora, Area Manager, RINA Services, says, “This certification delivers peace of mind for ship owners and ship operators that SOLAS rules are fully checked and complied with by the equipment providers. The RINA approval certificate on an Aggreko generator ensures compliance with on-board safety requirements.”

Maarten Martens, Business Development Manager, Aggreko Continental Europe, says, “This is a major step in the way we help our shipping customers meet SOLAS rules. This process will ensure faster and simpler delivery of containerised diesel power generators for planned or emergency projects.”

RINA certification of the generators and associated safety systems makes it simpler for ship owners and ship operators to comply with safety procedures when using a generator on board for a short or medium period.

Aggreko has over 50 years’ experience in rental power and temperature control solutions and is a pioneer in the development of temporary power solutions for shipyards and for sea-going vessels.

Aggreko plc is the world leader in the supply of temporary power and temperature control solutions. Aggreko employs over 5,700 people operating from 194 locations. In 2012 Aggreko served customers in about 100 countries, and had revenues of approximately GBP 1.6bn (USD 2.5bn or Euros 2.0bn). Aggreko plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (AGK.L), is a member of the FTSE-100 index, and is headquartered in Scotland. For more information, please visit the company website atwww.aggreko.com

RINA Services S.p.A. is the RINA Group’s company active in classification, certification, inspection and testing services. RINA Group is a multi-national group which delivers verification, certification, conformity assessment, ship classification, environmental enhancement, product testing, site and vendor supervision, training and engineering consultancy across a wide range of industries and services. RINA Group operates through a network of companies covering Marine, Energy, Infrastructures & Real Estate, Transport & Logistics, Food & Agriculture, Environment & Sustainability, Finance & Public Institutions and Business Governance. With a turnover of around 280 million Euros in 2012, over 2,200 employees, and 150 offices in 53 countries worldwide, RINA Group is recognized as an authoritative member of key international organizations and an important contributor to the development of new legislative standards.www.rina.org  

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