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Mrs. Judith Copping Joyce Shannon Class for Sheerness

Mrs. Judith Copping Joyce Shannon Class for Sheerness

The volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew at Sheerness welcomed their new Shannon Class in November 2020. The Mrs. Judith Copping Joyce  read more...


Offshore wind kudos for DuroWipers

Offshore wind kudos for DuroWipers

A British crew transfer vessel operator has kitted out its latest CTV with DuroWiper pantographs commercial marine windscreen wipers in order to benefit from their ease of installation and reduced maintenance.

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Agnes AP Barr Invergordon shannon class

Agnes AP Barr Invergordon shannon class

After delays as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, the state-of-the-art Shannon class vessel arrived at her new home of Invergordon early November, fully equipped with the latest Class 50 DuroWiper Pantograph windscreen wiper system. read more...


DuroWipers wins RNLI Severn class supply first

DuroWipers wins RNLI Severn class supply first

The RNLI has announced its life extension programme for the Severn class lifeboat and DuroWiper Class 60 pantographs are being tested on the prototype vessel.

“If the wipers perform well during trials, we will extend the order to the first batch of six boats in the programme,” said Nick Fenwick Severn Life Extension Project Manager.

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Double fishing vessel order for DuroWipers

Double fishing vessel order for DuroWipers

A double order of DuroWipers pantographs have kitted out two newbuild fishing vessels built by Arklow Marine Services in Ireland.

It’s not the first time that Arklow has gone to DuroWipers to equip its vessels. Billy Tyrrell of Arklow Marine Services says that the boatbuilder has been using the wiper systems for six years.

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ATEX Certified DuroWipers

ATEX Certified DuroWipers

A recent order for six External DuroWipers Class 90 pantograph, will go to Excellift, a Malaysia based lift/crane/material handling company. The systems will be installed to two crane cabins for use on Oil Platforms, each requiring a wiper system for one front and two side windows. read more...


2019 A great year for Shannon Class Deliveries

2019 A great year for Shannon Class Deliveries

Both RNLI Lifeboat stations Clogherhead and Rhyl took delivery in 2019 of their long-anticipated Shannon Class lifeboats. Each fully equipped with the latest lifesaving technology and the highest quality equipment. The vessels have Class 50 DuroWipers fitted as clear vison at high speed is imperative for crew safety and reaching the casualty in minimum time. read more...


Smart wiper choice for Channel Island freight service

Smart wiper choice for Channel Island freight service

Ship operators are becoming ever more demanding in their need for durable and sustainable equipment to drive both operating costs down and make them more competitive.

This means that equipment manufacturers have had to consider the lifetime of the materials used and design for product longevity to give their customers future proof options. A good example is DuroWipers, which came into existence with this mindset from conception.

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Top choice wipers for the fishing market

Top choice wipers for the fishing market

DuroWipers is once again demonstrating its ability to cater for all sectors of the commercial marine market securing new contracts to supply wiper systems to two fishing vessels courtesy of its long-standing customer, Macduff Shipyards.

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DuroWipers in testing for Dutch national lifeboats KNRM

DuroWipers in testing for Dutch national lifeboats KNRM

Building on its reputation as a renowned supplier to the UK RNLI Shannon Class lifeboat, DuroWipers has secured an order to kit out one newbuild search & rescue vessel for the Dutch equivalent, The Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution (KNRM). read more...


New survey vessel showcases Blyth and DuroWipers expertise

New survey vessel showcases Blyth and DuroWipers expertise

Blyth Catamarans Ltd has handed over its largest vessel to date, an 18m survey vessel for the UK’s Swansea University, a project that has been in the making for nearly 14 months. 
‘Mary Anning’ features a large A frame, dive lift and survey station for Swansea University. And it boasts hard-wearing DuroWipers pantographs, synonymous with the new Shannon class lifeboat builds. read more...


Hastings Shannon lifeboat gets the DuroWipers treatment

Hastings Shannon lifeboat gets the DuroWipers treatment

Hastings lifeboat station has welcomed its brand-new Shannon class all-weather lifeboat which is kitted out with the very best in marine equipment, including Class 50 DuroWipers. read more...


DuroWipers continues kitting out the RNLI Shannon class lifeboats

DuroWipers continues kitting out the RNLI Shannon class lifeboats

Durowipers has built a strong reputation for supplying the RNLI’s new Shannon class lifeboats with its industry leading wipers and this is continuing into 2018 as more newbuilds enter into service.

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High-spec twin-rig trawler

High-spec twin-rig trawler

Arklow Marine’s first UK fishing vessel is kitted out with space saving Class 50 DuroWipers which are proving to be invaluable in maintaining visibility during incremental weather in the Channel. read more...


Egidora, 15m service vessel built by Blyth Workcats

Egidora, 15m service vessel built by Blyth Workcats

"The products and service that we receive from DuroWipers is next to none. We have used Durowipers for all of our vessels and will continue to do so for as long as we carry on producing boats.” read more...


Custom built car ferry

Custom built car ferry

A custom-built car ferry built by Arklow Marine has been equipped with Class 50 DuroWipers, the smallest wipers in the range which are ideal for space-saving applications. read more...


A view from the bridge

A view from the bridge

When you are in charge of a vessel that weighs 20,000 tonnes, being able to see where you are going is crucial. If that vessel is a passenger ferry, sailing in bad weather—with spray lashing the ship—an effective set of wipers is a must. read more...


Bigger is better for DuroWipers

Bigger is better for DuroWipers

DuroWipers will be back at Seawork this year with an even bigger demo model following securing even greater interest for its products since the show moved to its larger venue at Mayflower Park. read more...


Triple ferry refit for DuroWipers

Triple ferry refit for DuroWipers

Triple ferry refit for DuroWipers read more...


Durowipers: URICA “part and parcel” of the British manufacturing system

Durowipers: URICA “part and parcel” of the British manufacturing system

Durowipers: URICA “part and parcel” of the British manufacturing system read more...


Durowiper Windscreen wiper systems provide durable, uninterrupted and smooth operation

Durowiper Windscreen wiper systems provide durable, uninterrupted and smooth operation

Durowiper Windscreen wiper systems incorporate the very latest technology to provide durable, uninterrupted and smooth operation, which is why the RNLI’s state-of-the-art Shannon class lifeboat Elizabeth and Leonard is specified with the Durowiper Class 50 system. read more...


Big wins for DuroWipers

Big wins for DuroWipers

Norwegian operator, Umoe Mandal, has purchased six External Panorama Pantograph heavy duty windscreen wipers read more...


Durowipers selected again on board RNLI Scarborough's Shannon Class

Durowipers selected again on board RNLI Scarborough's Shannon Class

RNLI Scarborough’s new £2M lifeboat has been funded by donations from the F W Plaxton Charitable Trust and will be named Frederick William Plaxton. read more...


Arrival of the new Shannon class RNLI lifeboat for Fleetwood

Arrival of the new Shannon class RNLI lifeboat for Fleetwood

Sunday 26 June 2016 saw the arrival of the new Shannon class all-weather lifeboat for Fleetwood RNLI Station. The state-of-the-art lifeboat, named Kenneth James Pierpoint, arrived by sea at 1.14pm – or 13.14hr, which is the operational number of the lifeboat. read more...


George Thomas Lacy Swanage Shannon Class

George Thomas Lacy Swanage Shannon Class

THE volunteer RNLI lifeboat crew at Swanage welcomed their new Shannon Class on April 8, 2016. The George Thomas Lacy was the first Shannon Class lifeboat to be put into service in Dorset. Named for the late Mr George Lacy, who left a legacy for the use of the RNLI in the county in his will.

 

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Donegal RNLI receives first Shannon class lifeboat in Ireland

Donegal RNLI receives first Shannon class lifeboat in Ireland

Donegal RNLI receives first Shannon class lifeboat in Ireland read more...


Seawork 2015 Window Wipers Demonstration

Seawork 2015 Window Wipers Demonstration

DuroWipers, The market leading Window Wipers specified on the Shannon class Lifeboats for the RNLI, drew the crowds with a full size demonstration model at this year’s Seawork 2015 event. read more...


Michael Fallon Secretary of State has a clear view thanks to DuroWipers

Michael Fallon Secretary of State has a clear view thanks to DuroWipers

Michael Fallon Secretary of State has a clear view thanks to Duro Wipers

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