News & Alerts

Life on a rescue vessel

2016-06-01 | News

There are many different ways to contribute to improved safety at sea. All of us who are members of the Hammar crew can contribute while we ourselves are safe in our production facilities. Others spend their whole career out there on the seas, always prepared to put their own life at risk to save others. Magnus Eriksson is one of […]

Safety tips from Swedish Maritime Administration

2016-05-04 | News

At Gothenburg Boat Show the Swedish Maritime Administration gives some useful advice on how to act in case of an emergency situation at sea. The Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA) is responsible for maritime safety and availability in Sweden. SMA is also responsible authority for Maritime and Aeronautical Search and Rescue Services in Sweden.  

Press Release – New CEO at CM Hammar

2016-04-15 | Press Releases

On April 18th Håkan Skutberg assumes the role of chief executive officer at CM Hammar AB. Håkan Skutberg has twelve years of experience in different leading roles from the marine division within Federal Mogul Corporation. Most recently he served as chief financial officer at Hammar’s parent company Ernströmgruppen AB. “I am happy and honored to take this role at Hammar […]

Celebrate 406 day on April 6th

2016-04-06 | News

This is the day dedicated to create awareness on the benefits of owning a radio beacon. 406 represents the wavelength 406 MHz, which is used for emergency communication worldwide, and is used by all Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs). Since 1982 almost 40 000 lives have been saved by using 406 MHz beacons and the Sarsat satellite system, a […]

Swedish Maritime Administration demonstrates Hammar LifeSaver

2016-03-03 | News

During the Gothenburg Boat Show the Swedish Maritime Administration exhibited sea safety equipment and had several shows informing how to improve personal safety at sea. One of the products that was highlighted during these shows was the Hammar LifeSaver, the self-inflating horseshoe lifebuoy. The Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA) is responsible for maritime safety and availability in Sweden. SMA is also […]

CM Hammar – behind the scenes part II

2016-02-24 | News

See how the Hammar H20 is produced in our factory in Sweden. Meet our production team and follow them through all the different phases of the Hammar H20 production, from the mounting phase to the final inspection and packing. The main part of the H20-unit is now ready to undergo our quality controls. Once passed, it continues its way through […]

CM Hammar – behind the scenes

2016-01-26 | News

Part I See how the Hammar H20 is produced in our factory in Sweden. Meet our production team and follow their work from the mounting process to the final inspection and packing. The Hammar production facility is located in Gothenburg, a city with a long history of shipbuilding, situated on the west coast of Sweden. In this fairly small factory […]

Meet us at METS

2015-10-29 | News

METS takes place on the 17-18-19 of November 2015 and is the world’s largest trade show of the international marine leisure industry. Welcome to meet us! We demonstrate our wide range of products for personal and onboard safety at sea. You will find us in Hall 9, stand  no. 09:324 (Swedish Pavilion). Please book your free tickets before the […]


Hammar ERRS Control Panel 2 approved by US Coastguard

2015-10-09 | News

US Coastguard has now approved the Hammar Control Panel 2 as a remote means of releasing life rafts on U.S. inspected vessels. The Control Panel 2 is a flexible system for activation of several life saving appliances, evacuation systems and loads on ships and vessels. – This is an important acknowledgement of the reliability and efficiency of the system’s performance. […]

Distributors are getting ready to test Hammar’s products at Öckerö Maritime Centre.

Successful Distributors Meeting at Hammar

2015-09-07 | News

There was a great interest for the Hammar H20 distributor’s meeting in June. The distributors where invited to Hammar’s facilities in Gothenburg, Sweden, and to Nammo Pyro Tech and their facilities in Lindesberg. The meeting gave the distributors an opportunity to learn more about Hammar’s products and to practice real Safety at Sea in the cold Swedish water. Distributors from […]

Unauthorized refurbished Hammar H20 HRU in circulation

2014-12-08 | Safety Alerts

It has been brought to the attention of the MCA that refurbished Hammar H20 HRUs have been placed on board ships for use with liferafts. Such HRUs should not be refurbished and are not guaranteed to work in an emergency which could result in a serious risk to safety. If such a unit is discovered on board it should be […]

Safety Information – Hammar inflator A1

2014-12-07 | Safety Alerts

Fake top labels on the Hammar inflator A1 for Inflatable lifejackets have been discovered on the market. It has recently come to our attention that someone has removed and replaced the original top label on Hammar inflators A1. The fake label has an additional five years life to extend the expiry date. The inflator is a vital part of the […]