Useful Links

The Institute of Marine Engineers (IMarE)

The IMarEST is the international professional membership body and learned society for marine scientists, technologists and engineers. The Institute is the largest marine organisation of its kind, with a worldwide membership of 16,000 marine professionals in over 100 countries.


Kittiwake is a major supplier of fuel oil test and sampling equipment to the marine market, as well as several specialist industrial areas.


The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) is one of the world’s leading ship classification societies. ABS is a not-for-profit; non-governmental organisation and a self-regulating agency to the international marine industry. Navigating from the ABS homepage, you can download a copy of the ABS Type Approval Certificate awarded to the core range of HYDROX products.

Lloyd’s Register

Lloyd’s Register, a leading Classification Society, is directed ‘to secure, for the benefit of the community, high technical standards of design, manufacture, construction, maintenance, operation, and performance, for the purpose of enhancing the safety of life and property both at sea and on land’. From the Lloyd’s homepage, you can learn about the Lloyd’s Product Verification Scheme under which the core range of HYDROX products has been certified.

Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas is a service company specialising in QHSE (quality, health, safety and environment) and social accountability management, with a network that covers 140 countries and includes nearly 600 offices and laboratories. It offers an extensive range of technical services and solutions in the fields of certification, conformity assessment, training and consulting applying on assets, personnel, systems and process (organization) products and services

United States Environmental Protection Agency

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is an agency of the U.S. federal government, with its headquarters in Washington D.C., which was created in December 1970 for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress. The agency conducts environmental assessment, research, and education and has the responsibility of maintaining and enforcing national standards under a variety of environmental laws, in consultation with state, tribal, and local governments. It delegates some permitting, monitoring, and enforcement responsibility to U.S. states and has enforcement powers include fines, sanctions, and other measures.