NEW 6th EDITION BOOK

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Welcome to the 6th edition of the Marine Stores Guide, the industry bible for the maritime supply chain.

The new edition builds on the MSG’s enviable legacy, cementing its position as the world’s leading reference source for maritime purchasing and supply.

More than 3,000 codes have been added to the new edition, meaning the MSG now contains in excess of 43,000 products. New lines have been added to reflect the changing demands of the marine industry, taking in new welfare items, anti-piracy products and nautical equipment regulations

The ever-growing content has been coupled with advances in technology that have seen many companies migrating their purchasing facilities to e-commerce trading platforms.

As such the Marine Stores Guide Data Licence continues to grow in both reach and application, allowing users to specify products quickly and effectively using unique data imported into their purchasing systems.

With illustrations, specifications, product information and comparison tables for major manufacturers the Marine Stores Guide 6th edition provides an invaluable reference for those involved in the commercial shipping industry.

The IMPA Marine Stores Guide 6th Edition is priced at €190 and available in the UK through Alexony Maritime. To order a copy contact Emma Leach on +44 (0)1206 798907 or via .

The 6th Edition is also available internationally through a network of distributors.

Revised & Updated:

Category Cover Index All category cover pages have a product group index with pictures of typical products along with the page numbers

Code Index Categories that contain a wide variety of products have a code index at the beginning of the category for all codes that fall under it.

The sections below and opposite have been fully updated and now include the following new products:

Section 19 Clothing:

  • Winter use clothing (Safety working shoes, Winter working socks, Neck warmer, Moisture absorption heating inner suits, Working jackets & trousers for extreme cold climate) - 5 items, 32 codes
    Stripes (epaulet) - 1 item, 39 codes
  • Stripes (epaulet) - 1 item, 39 codes

Section 23 Rigging Equipment & General Deck Items:

  • New SOLAS pilot ladder
  • Securing suction pad for pilot ladder (New SOLAS requirement)
  • Holding magnet for pilot ladder (New SOLAS requirement)
  • New JIS shackles M class - 234 codes
  • Green pin shackles (from Netherlands) -2 items, 86 codes

Section 27 Painting Equipment:

  • Graco products (from Netherlands) updated.

Section 31 Safety Protective Gear:

  • MSA products (from Netherlands) updated.
  • Protective workware (from Microgard, U.K.) - 95 codes
  • Anti-piracy products (Bulletproof helmet, visor, body armour, plate, dummy)

Section 33 Safety Equipment:

  • Draeger products (from Singapore) updated.
  • European standard fire hose couplings and nozzles - 7 items, 83 codes
  • Safety anti-slip products (from Scotgrip, U.K.) - 34 codes

Section 35 Hose & Couplings:

  • European standard air & steam hose couplings - 6 items, 112 codes

Section 37 Nautical Equipment:

  • Merchant flags: separated to national flag and civil ensign

Section 47 Stationery

  • New computer-related accessories; HDD storage for computer, Router wired/wireless, USB cable, DVD drive internal / external, Memory card reader, Web camera

Section 49 Hardware:

  • Schwepper hardware (from Germany) updated -68 codes

Section 53 Lavatory equipment:

  • New lavatory equipment (from Waterline, Netherlands) -16 items, 54 codes

Section 59 Pneumatic and Electrical Tools

  • Various pneumatic and electrical tools updated suggested by worldwide manufacturers from Dalseide Shipping Services AS (Norway), Holger Clasen (Germany), Trelawny (U.K.), Victor Marine (U.K.), I.C.O. (Italy), Aurand (U.S.A.), Buterworth (U.S.A.),Nilfisk-Densin (Singapore), KM Kinley (Singapore), etc.

Section 65 Measuring Tools:

  • Various measuring tools updated suggested by worldwide manufacturers from Ametek Measurement and Calibration Technologies (Denmark), Scansense (Norway), Baewert GmbH (Germany), SIKA (Germany), etc.

Section 67 Metal Sheets, Bars, etc.:

  • Razor wire 13 codes

Section 81 Packing & Jointing:

  • Flange gaskets full face and raised face, 164 codes Various general repair products updated suggested by worldwide manufacturers from Henkel (Worldwide), Wencon (Denmark), Diamant Metalplastic GmbH (Germany), Weicon GmbH (germany), Indumar Products (U.S.A.)

Section 87 Welding Equipment:

  • New gas equipment added : Gas welding & cutting torches, Charging adapters for refrigerant gas cylinder valve, refrigerant gas charging hoses, Gauge manifolds - 4 items, 13 codes.

Section 11 Welfare Items:

  • New exercise gear; Ergometer, Treadmill, Cross trainer, Multi gym, Incline/abdominal bench, Exercise mat, Balance ball, Boxing stand set (from Fitatsea, U.K.)

Amusement:
Pool table, Table soccer, Portable DVD player, Tablet PC

Background

With over 43,000 codes, the IMPA Marine Stores Guide is the world’s leading reference guide for maritime purchasing and supply.

The Marine Stores Guide, in its various forms has been in circulation since 1978 and during that time more than 80,000 copies have been printed. The unique 6-digit code, which is used to identify a product, has remained consistent throughout production, which makes every issue usable even today.

The new 6th edition, which has just been released, has been updated to include more than 3,000 new items and 43,000 codes. The IMPA Marine Stores Guide is widely used on board ship as well as by suppliers and purchasers in office locations around the world.

The IMPA Marine Stores Guide 6th Edition is priced at €190 and available in the UK through Alexony Maritime. To order a copy contact Emma Leach on +44 (0)1206 798907 or via .

The 6th Edition is also available internationally through a network of distributors.

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