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Safe return to port facility

January 31st, 2014

AMT Marine is currently completing concurrent “safe return to port”installations for two sister ships, within the fleet of an established corporate client.

Repeat “Safe return to port” order

December 6th, 2013

AMT Marine are pleased to announce a repeat order from one of it’s corporate customers to install an auxiliary generator for a sister ship, which will ensure the “safe return to port facility”, should the engine room be affected by adverse circumstances.

The original installation included

Modifications to Low Temperature System

2-off cross connections DN-250 on the supply, and 2-off on the return side of the systems within the propulsion motor room were made which included isolation valves on the cross connections at each end, and on the existing systems. This required 72 metres of pipe and 14-off valves.

Fuel Skid and system modifications

From the fuel skid a new delivery line was installed which connected the aft fuel supply line to engines 4 & 5 in the aft propulsion motor room. Isolation valves were installed where they connect. A 3-way valve was installed on the starboard side of the propulsion motor room. As per the return lines and a pressure regulating valve,

Cooling Water

A cooling water supply and return for the skid was installed from the LT system.

Fuel Tank

The supply of steel and the erection of a new Foreship-designed fuel tank was made. This included vent and overflow lines connected to the existing system and the installation of remote operated valves for the inlet and filling lines. The tank was fitted with high and low level alarm float switches, and a visual contents gauge. The foundation was installed with a Genset and a save-all around the engine. A silencer, along with AMT supply supports and vibration dampers was installed with exhaust piping which included an expansion piece. The insulation of exhaust pipes and silencer were made with stainless steel cladding.

Air start system

The installation of the diesel powered air compressor was made on the foundation with the insulation of the exhaust from the diesel engine, and also the installation of client supply air receiver. All interconnecting pipes from the air compressor to the air receiver and air receiver to engine were fitted, including flexi connection valves and moisture traps, drains, pressure gauges, and the pressure transmitter.

Fuel System

A fuel tank was installed with the valves and all other mountings on the tank. This included all of the manual valves and remote operated filling

New Air Start Compressor and modifications

Cooling water

A cooling water supply and return for the compressor was installed from the LT system in the propulsion motor room.

Air receivers


The piping system from the air compressor to air receivers including valve and moisture trap/drain was fitted including a pressure switch and visual gauge. Piping from the receivers to the existing system in the propulsion motor room, including isolation valves was made including piping to a new pressure reducing station for control air.

This order will commence in January 2014.

“Safe return to port” modifications

November 6th, 2013

Auxiliary Generator loading for installation

Cooling water pipes

AMT Marine is pleased to announce work for one of its corporate clients in relation to the installation of an Auxiliary Generator of 1.7 mega watts with the associated modifications this entailed, to the ship’s systems, in order to ensure the “safe return to port” capability of the ship, should the engine room be affected by adverse circumstances.

Customer satisfaction

July 16th, 2013

AMT Marine achieved continued certification to the ISO 9001 standard via LRQA inspection, with the comment, “The company has an excellent relationship with its customers as indicated by feedback.”

AMT achieved 7 “excellent” customer satisfaction awards from the 7 jobs completed pre audit.

Falmouth Docks

April 22nd, 2013

AMT Marine & Industrial Engineering ltd is currently involved in the modification of piping systems, on board two ships concurrently in Falmouth Docks. This is  part of an on going up-grade to accommodation services for an established corporate client.

Seatrade Cruise Shipping Convention 2013 (Miami)

March 4th, 2013

Mike Thomas the MD of AMT Marine & Industrial Engineering Ltd will be attending the Seatrade Cruise Shipping Convention Miami (March 2013). The company looks forward to meeting representatives of our suppliers and customers, with a view to extending and improving our relationships with the stakeholders of AMT Marine.

Exhaust scrubber surveys

January 29th, 2013

The company has commenced a new business venture of providing surveys in order to produce feasibility studies for the installation of the latest gas scrubber technology which address the  IMO regulation 14 annex VI concerning emission reduction. This regulation introduces lower limits for the control of SOx and particulate matter from January 2015.

AMT Marine has already participated in the installation of a pilot programme for a corporate customer which features a smaller footprint than other companies currently offer. The scrubber is running and nearing the completion of a 6 month trial. It has achieved statement of compliance from DNV.

Main Engine repairs

AMT Marine is currently assisting with emergency main engine repairs for a corporate client, which includes the renewal of crank case bearings.

Hamburg refit and bow thruster repair

December 31st, 2012

AMT Marine is pleased to announce, that the company were awarded an “excellent” rating from a corporate client, for the provision of engineering services in Hamburg dry dock. The project entailed work to the newly refurbished health club and beauty salon. The company also received “highly satisfactory” ratings for all of the other services provided on site.

Earlier in November, from another corporate client, on completion of a stern thruster refurbishment, the company were also awarded an “excellent” rating.

AMT Marine New offices

October 25th, 2012

AMT Marine & Industrial Engineering ltd is pleased to announce that the company will be moving to a new office site with effect from the 29th of October to:

Freemans House

Freemans Parc

Penarth Road



The registered address of the company will remain at 3, Brindley Road, Cardiff, where the workshop and stores are situated. This move is to accommodate an increase in business operations, and the company looks forward to working in a more spacious and comfortable environment.

Exhaust Gas scrubbers

September 30th, 2012

Mike Thomas, the Managing Director of AMT Marine, attended the SMM trade show in Hamburg last month, which included a variety of seminars on Exhaust Gas Scrubbers.

AMT Marine & Industrial Engineering under the supervision of Mike Thomas, have successfully installed a prototype model, which has achieved proven test results from a third party. The company were very interested to observe other technologies within this field and to observe if any other positive results had yet been achieved.