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About BMC

Our story

 

Baltic Marine Contractors OY (BMC) was incorporated in 2005 and acquired by the Dutch company Pon Holdings BV in November 2008. Since then BMC has been a part of the Pon-Cat group.

 

The original objective of BMC was to provide marine electrical installations and Voyage Data Recording (black box) installations, including annual performance tests and services. After the acquisition the focus has been moved from the above mentioned to also including sale, installation and service of any bridge equipment and GMDSS installations. This includes all kinds of navigation and communication equipment, which is needed on board a ship.

 

When BMC was acquired by Pon, the mechanical activities of Pon in the Baltic region was merged into BMC. These activities are providing service and selling engines and spare parts for MaK (Caterpillar) engines. BMC is the official MaK dealer in the Baltic States and in Finland.

We are not only authorized by Caterpillar, Raytheon etc. Our quality is certified by DNV in ISO 9001.

 

APPROVALS

 

 

We have experience in servicing a wide range of equipment covering most major manufacturers and we hold approvals from major classification societies and quality management system certificate ISO 9001:2008.

 

Approvals for annual survey and testing of radio communication equipment:

 

  • American Bureau of Shipping approval for survey and testing of Radio equipment
  • Bureau Veritas approval for survey and testing of Radio equipment
  • Bureau Veritas approval for survey and testing of AIS
  • Det Norske Veritas approval for survey and testing of Radio equipment
  • Det Norske Veritas approval for survey and testing of AIS
  • Estonian Maritime Register approval for survey and testing of Radio equipment
  • Germanischer Lloyd approval for survey and testing of Radio equipment
  • Lloyds Register approval for survey and testing of Radio equipment
  • Lloyds Register approval for survey and testing of AIS
  • Russian Maritime Register approval for survey and testing of Radio equipment
  • Russian Maritime Register approval for survey and testing of Radio equipment_Annex

 

Approvals for Annual Survey and Testing of Voyage Data Recorders:

 

  • American Bureau of Shipping approval for survey and testing of VDR
  • Bureau Veritas approval for survey and testing of VDR
  • Det Norske Veritas approval for survey and testing of VDR
  • Estonian Maritime Register approval for survey and testing of VDR
  • Germanischer Lloyd approval for survey and testing of VDR
  • Lloyds Register approval for survey and testing of VDR
  • Russian Maritime Register approval for survey and testing of VDR
  • Russian Maritime Register approval for survey and testing of VDR_Annex 

 

ABOUT MAK

 

MaK power solutions are the leading provider of total life cycle value, offering sustainable products, engines, components, services, and solutions of exceptional quality and performance, unmatched reliability, and unparalleled support.

The MaK line of heavy fuel oil, marine diesel, gas and dual fuel engines is used in a wide variety of marine applications. In the medium speed propulsion MaK is one of the top engine brands. MaK engines, based on a long-stroke philosophy to improve fuel consumption and exhaust emissions, are also capable of running on economical Heavy Fuel Oil.

The MaK product line offers main propulsion engines from 1,020 kW to 16,000 kW, and generator sets from 970 kWe to 15,360 kWe. Because of these factors, the MaK brand holds significant importance for customers in the cruise, ferry, cargo, inland waterway, offshore, tug and salvage, fishing, governmental, and dredge segments.

In 1997, the manufacturer of MaK engines became a fully owned subsidiary of Caterpillar. Caterpillar Motoren, as the company is now called, has manufactured engines for more than 80 years, and today forms Caterpillar’s technological center for large, medium-speed engines.

Caterpillar Motoren has around 1,550 employees throughout the world. Its main operations are located in Hamburg, Rostock and Kiel, Germany.

 

History

 

1920 - A factory in Kiel, Germany started manufacturing hot bulb engines, then two-stroke engines.

1930 - Serial production of four stroke diesel engines started followed by changes of ownership.

1948 - MaK (Maschinenbau an Kiel) was established at Friedrichsort in Kiel.

1962 - The production of more modern types of engines started.

1992 - MaK launched a new generation of long-stroke engines with great success, used both as auxiliary engines and main engines.

1994 - MaK launched the M32, which had a stroke of 480 mm and the same stroke/bore ratio as the M20.           

1996 - The M25 was launched. It had a bore of 255 mm and a stroke of 400 mm, a speed of 720/750 rpm and 300 kW cylinder power at 750 rpm.

1997 - The manufacturer of MaK engines became a fully owned subsidiary of Caterpillar and formed Caterpillar’s technological center for large, medium-speed engines.

 

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Contact BMC

 

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Phone: +372 6069381

E-mail: info@balticmarine.net

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Baltic Marine Contractors

OÜ Peterburi tee 90F

11415 Tallinn Estonia

Phone: +372 606 9381

Fax: +372 606 9380

E-mail: info@balticmarine.net

 

 

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