Test your gas detector with an I-Test – it only takes 1 minute

By louise | 27th July 2020

Toxic or flammable substances often occur as part of production in many workplaces, and even if all rules and measures are met, accidents can still occur from time to time. It is therefore essential that your gas detectors always work as intended, so that you and your loved ones are protected against dangerous gases. Having […]

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The Side Stream Electrochlorination System vs. The Full Flow Electrochlorination System

By louise | 2nd March 2020

Get to know your Ballast Water Treatment Systems Do you know the difference between a Side Stream Electrochlorination System and a Full Flow Electrochlorination System? Update your knowledge on Ballast Water Treatment Systems with this 4-part lecture from our very own Ballast Water Specialist, Palle Wredstrøm. Part 1 out of 4: The Side Stream Electrochlorination […]

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2019 GPS Week Number Rollover – what to do?

By martin | 25th March 2019

Background information The Global Positioning System provides accurate timing information to many of our critical systems – AIS, GPS, Speedlog and SATCOM systems to name a few. It also includes the ability to transmit the proper date and time to a receiver by supplying the receiver with the current week and the current number of […]

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New man ”on the bridge” at Hans Buch Marine

By Betina | 25th April 2018

Palle Wredstrøm appointed as new Division Manager for the marine On April 1, 2018 Hans Buch A/S welcomed Palle Wredstrøm as Division Manager for the Marine division, where he will be in charge of developing sales and associated services as well as product and customer portfolio within the marine, meteorology and railway segments. And Palle […]

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Inmarsat C I-4 Migration

By Betina | 19th January 2018

As you may be aware, the Inmarsat-3 (I-3) constellation of satellites are reaching the end of their lifespan, which has made it necessary for Inmarsat to roll out the end of life process for several of their legacy services, and to migrate those that will continue onto Inmarsat-4 (I-4). One such service to be migrated […]

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Hans Buch A/S celebrates 100 years anniversary

By Betina | 16th January 2018

In 1918, Frank Sinatra is 3 years old, the first speech film is not yet shown in Denmark, and an engineering and trading company named Hans Buch & Co. is founded. More specifically, Tuesday, October 1, 1918, engineer Hans Buch opened the business in Nyhavn 43 in Copenhagen. At that time, the latest in modern […]

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Golar LNG SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH ERMA FIRST TO INSTALL BWTS

By mikkel | 30th November 2017

  Oslo based Golar LNG has agreed with ERMA FIRST, to install a Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) on up to 16 LNG vessels. The first installations of ERMA FIRST BWTS is expected to take place during the company’s next dry-docking scheduled for the second quarter of 2018. The installation of the system will continue […]

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Uni-Tankers and Hans Buch expand corporation

By Betina | 10th November 2017

When safety matters We are proud to announce that Uni-Tankers and Hans Buch are expanding the corporation with Steri-7 biocidal disinfection series. Safety is a key element of Uni-Tankers’ vision, and the innovative biocidal disinfection series from Steri-7 is a perfect match. We are always looking for new and innovative products which can benefit our […]

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ERMA FIRST BWTS receives USCG type approval

By Betina | 10th November 2017

  ERMA FIRST becomes the first full flow electrolysis BWTS vendor worldwide that received the USCG Type Approval on Wednesday the 18th of October 2017. The USCG Type Approved ERMA FIRST BWTS FIT is the ideal solution for vessels that operate in United States waters and worldwide.   Following a long testing regime, ERMA FIRST […]

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ERMA FIRST – Ballast Water Treatment

By Betina | 4th October 2017

With the Ballast Water Management Convention soon entering into force, shipowners will be required to comply with either D-1 (ballast water exchange) or D-2 (ballast water treatment) standards until such time as it is required that they comply only with the D-2 standard. New build vessels must install ballast water treatment systems if constructed on […]

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