The Marine Shipping industry is truly global – across borders, cultures, languages and continents every single day and hour of the year. The movement of goods – including everything from electronics to fuels, foodstuffs to people could not happen without the global shipping industry.
Shipping is the life blood of the global economy. Without shipping, intercontinental trade, the bulk transport of raw materials, and the import/export of affordable food and manufactured goods would simply not be possible.

Ships are sophisticated high value assets with a significant amount of technology. Some of the larger and more hi-tech vessels can cost in excess of over US $1 Billion to build.

Within the shipping market, vessels are designed with transportation of standardised shipping containers in mind. 

Containers cater for a wide range of compact, fragile or items requiring refrigeration or special care during transit. Ships designed specifically for containers need to cater for fast loading and unloading by dockside cranes, they are double bottomed to allow for tank space underneath the large open interior. Special consideration is given to the design of the hull structure and propulsion to maximise container storage while retaining required structural rigidity of the vessel.

What can the ATZ Project team provide your vessels working within the container shipping industry?

  • Consultative Technical and Project Management services for maintenance or drydock
    • Problem solving, customs solutions, engineering and project management

Examples include:

  • Upgrading your bilge separator and filtration capabilities
  • Planning maintenance programmes
  • Overseeing and supervising propulsion and engineering works

What spares and services can AtZ deliver to support you?

  • Propulsion spares and service with our partner AEGIR-Marine
    • Stern tube seals, service and retrofits
    • Rudder seals, bearings and service
    • CPP systems
    • Thrusters 
    • Steering Gear
    • Control systems
  • Oil system stop leak and maintenance additives
  • Bilge water monitoring and filtration
  • Composite bearings for propeller shafts, rudder stocks and other wear bushes or blocks
  • White metal bearings for line shaft bearings and propeller shafts
  • Oily water separator, engine and other auxiliary machinery filter and spares


We are on a very tight turnaround schedule, and have limited time to complete any works – how can you help?

AtZ are used to dealing with tight timeframes and as such can plan to make the most of the time available. If you can share with us your requirements, we can look at your schedule together and advise where and when work could be completed in service.

Are the parts you supply from the original maker?

This depends on your request – we can provide OEM manufactured spares or compatible aftermarket products with equivalent specifications. Please get in touch to let us know what you are looking for.

We are unsure as to whether we will have time to complete an oily water monitor calibration during our port call – what are the alternatives?

AtZ hold a large stock of Deckma Hamburg monitoring cells which are maintained in a calibrated state. We offer a service exchange programme where we can deliver the calibrated cell and certificate to your vessel for you to switch over. We will refund the exchange unit deposit on receipt of your returned measuring cell.

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Our team of technical experts offer industry-leading consultation services, equipment sales and support and with a wealth of project management and technical experience, we plan and deliver. We work with you to ensure a smooth project from design specification to onsite installation. Our impartial guidance and multi-supplier approach mean we are focused on finding you the best solution meaning you can be confident in both our services and products.

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