News & Alerts

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 […]

Join us at SMM in Hamburg 9 –12 Sept.

2014-08-29 | News

SMM in Hamburg is the international platform and the leading forum for the maritime industry. This is where the world’s leading companies present their innovations and forward looking technologies, and set the course for future success of the industry. Welcome to meet us! We demonstrate the new generation Electronic Remote Release System as well as our wide range of products. […]

Meet the new generation Remote release system

2014-06-09 | News

The Hammar ERRS releases life rafts and other safety equipment from the bridge or other strategic positions on board within seconds. It enables placing life rafts in different locations on board, which frees valuable deck space for passengers or cargo: a sound economic investment. The ERRS Control Panel 2 and several systems has already been installed on board ships in […]

New crew at Hammar

2012-04-23 | News

We are pleased to welcome Mattias Malmgren to our Sales & Marketing team. Mattias will take up the position as Business Development Manager in order to develop new applications and user areas for our products. He will also be responsible for the LifeSaver product group and introduce these products on the world market. Mattias has a background in sales and […]

Norshipping in Norway, 24-27 May 2011

2011-05-04 | News

Dear customers and friends, We are exhibiting at Norshipping in Norway, 24-27 May 2011. Visit our CM Hammar stand number A1-40g in the Swedish Pavillion and have a look at our new solutions for Remote Release systems and the new Mk II version of Lifebuoy release system. We look forward to see you in Norway!

Press Release: New technology for life-saving at sea

2010-10-21 | Press Releases

Swedish maritime safety company CM Hammar presents solution to well known safety problem. With brand new technology, liferafts and epirbs can be released and float freely already when a ship or vessel is in listing position. With current release systems on the market, safety equipment is released first when it reaches a depth of 1,5 to 4 metres. When a […]

We are pleased to launch our new revised Product Catalogue

2010-08-19 | News

In this new product catalogue you will be able to find: New updated section for Hammar Remote Release Systems with a number of new components for our Electronic Remote Release System – ERRS. The new components will offer much more flexible and competitive solutions for electric remote release of liferafts,  Epirbs or other lifesaving appliances. Hammar Lifebuoy Release System MkII […]

Safety Alert on Fenner HRU

2010-05-31 | Safety Alerts

The Swedish Transport Agency published this Safety alert on Fenner HRU on May 25th 2010: ”Serious shortcomings with liferaft hydrostatic release units” The Swedish Transport Agency’s Maritime Department has identified shortcomings in a certain make of hydrostatic release units. Purchasers of hydrostatic release units are recommended to check if the units they have on board are made by Fenner and, […]