General Marine Services is a proud sponsor of the Police Managers Guild Trust 

Established in 1997 as a charitable trust, the Managers’ Guild Trust provides straight-forward, useful information that helps people avoid becoming victims of crime.

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The humble torch is no longer humble. If it’s an OrcaTorch, distributed by GMS, it is designed and built around highs and lows; high performance, high-tech, low battery draw and low maintenance.

OrcaTorch manufacture a wide range of general purpose torches (T-Series), dive torches and photographic dive lights (D-Series). All are waterproof.

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General Marine Services (GMS) serviced Nanni diesel engines for 20 years before it secured the Nanni agency in 2012.

GMS has recently received improved commercial terms from Nanni Industries and negotiated better shipping rates to import engines from France. As a result GMS is able to offer very competitive pricing across the range, especially in the shaft drive and sail drive options. 

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GMS wants more winter work, and we are sure you want your boat's engineering systems serviced or repaired before summer. So GMS is offering local customers with recreational craft a win-win; highly professional work delivered with big discounts during winter.

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Westhaven-based General Marine Services Ltd has developed a new fire pump especially for use in smaller surveyed boats. “We became aware that there was a need for a compact, lightweight, reliable and efficient fire-fighting pump for the smaller boats that either are or want to be in survey,” says GMS’s Neil Hunt.

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Most of us know the problem: a highly unpleasant smell that seems to come from somewhere in our toilet system but which is almost impossible to trace. Although it might smell that way, it is most often not a problem with cleanliness and no amount of scrubbing or use of “de-odourisers” makes any difference.

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General Marine Services director Roy Chalton says more boat owners are demanding customised fittings that better reflect the way they go boating. To cope with the increased demand for high level in-house design work, General Marine Services has recently expanded their design team.

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General Marine Service’s highly trained and qualified staff is also now able to service all brands of dive compressors (including Bauer, Coltri-sub and L&W) on vessels berthed anywhere in the greater Auckland area.

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The new QD model in its 50Hz configuration has an output of 6 kW despite having the same footprint as most 4 kW units. The new QD generator is able to deliver such great performance because of the combination of its 4-stroke, electronically-governed, liquid-cooled diesel engine and its Cummins YVB 2- pole belt driven alternator.

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Engineers from internationally-renowned General Marine Services have created a innovative and stylish new heli-deck for a visiting superyacht. The Westhaven-based specialist marine engineering company was asked to help transform the superyacht’s existing heli-deck into one that could also double as an outdoor entertaining area or “party deck”.

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Anodised aluminium pipe fittings are now available in New Zealand, through Westhaven-based specialist marine suppliers and engineers, General Marine Services Ltd. “These new Guidi fittings are the only threaded British Standard Pipe fittings suitable for marine use that are available here,” says GMS’s John Wilson.

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Service personnel at Westhaven-based marine engineering specialists, General Marine Services, have been undergoing advanced training in the latest marine pumping systems. The training included a detailed presentation from Gianneschi Pumps and Blowers’ Alessandro Gianneschi

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In a time when the cost of “feeding” our diesel engines is higher than ever, it seems strange to talk about those engines “starving to death”. Yet that is exactly what is happening according to specialist marine engineer, Andy Marshall.

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The new Cummins Onan RS14AF Residential Standby Generator has been specially designed to provide standby power automatically in the event of a mains power failure. The compact yet fully featured standby generator cleverly switches on automatically should the power fail, sending clean, quiet and uninterrupted energy to appliances, computers and vital machinery.

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The humble impeller, one of the smallest pieces of equipment on a boat, often causes the most problems. For the majority of moored boat owners, the summer cruise (whether it is at Xmas, New Year or later in the season) is often the main reason why they own a boat.

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RECARO and Sun Marine Seats are using the practical experience gathered from professional motorsport and ergonomic seat construction to develop chairs for the helm environment. Besides excellent ergonomics, RECARO Maritime seats feature the special comfort offered by a genuine RECARO.

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Thanks to the exclusive design of the housing, the ASFA-L W4 hose clip has excellent performance while being at the same time very compact. The cold-formed stamped band thread, smoothed on the underside, combined with beveled band-edges protects the hose from damage.

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