Exporting to over 90 countries worldwide.

Coltraco Commitment To :

  • Through-life maintenance support
  • We still maintain units built 20 years ago
  • Extend trade-in credits - replace old units for new
  • UL listing & ABS type approval - Portalevel™ MAX
  • ABS type approval & RINA approval - Portascanner™
  • Be a life-safety technology partner – Permalevel™
  • Certified OEM calibration & ODA service stations

Coltraco manufacture Ultrasonics That Work

Strategic Partners in Asia

Singapore - Mr Raphael Francis J - Head Of Operations – Singapore

Mr Raphael Francis is Coltraco’s Head of Operations in Singapore. Raphael has nearly 20 years experience in precision process engineering focusing on instrumentation technology and considerable experience in the aerospace, defence, hospitals and buildings, infrastructure, transportation, marine, ship building, oil and gas, petrol chemical plants and pharmaceutical and advanced engineering, process and manufacturing sectors.

Indonesia - Our Strategic Fire Safety Partner in Indonesia

Mr Peter Placidus Petrus, our Strategic Fire Safety Partner in Indonesia and a fire industry professional who amongst other responsibilities in the fire industry include leadership roles at the Indonesian Fire Protection Association, the Indonesian Fire and Rescue Foundation and represents Indonesian interests at the Confederation of Fire Associations Asia, Peter will kindly manage our range of gaseous extinguishing system products and systems.

Asia - Introducing Ms Karin Singh – Asia Sales & Marketing

Formerly of Air India and with a wealth of professional experience in Customer Relationship Management and brand development, Ms Singh will kindly support Captain Amit and our Sales Team in the development of the non-marine sectors in India and Sri Lanka and across Asia.

Malaysia - Our Marine and Offshore Oil & Gas Partner in Malaysia

Mr Jimmy Wong, Managing Director of Keisha Marine and our Marine Partner is now also our exclusive Oil and Gas Partner in Malaysia. We are grateful to be able to grow this relationship with the astute and dynamic man that Mr Jimmy Wong and his team.

Singapore - Mr William Marie Chong – Inspiration in Asia

We warmly congratulate Mr Chong for the conferment upon him of the Surakarta Royal Nobility Title, Kanjeng Raden Aryo William Marie Chong Adinagoro.

Korea - Head of Operations in Korea

Our Head of Operations in Korea and industry veteran Mr Andrew Kim is at the core of our success in Korea across both our ultrasonic and highly capable Permalevel™ Multiplex & mechanical Permalevel™ Loadweigh fixed monitoring system for CO2, FM-200™ and NOVEC™ 1230 with L&P Korea as well as our Portalevel™ MAX portable liquid level indicators with KEI, Portalevel™ Original with B-I Industrial and Portalevel™ Standard with Tyco Marine and Poratlevel™ MINI with Wonwoo.

Japan - Ace International, Japan – Partners for MOL, Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force and Coast Guard of Japan

Ace International Trade Company are our exclusive partner for MOL, the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force and the Coast Guard of Japan. We wish to express our gratitude to Ace International’s esteemed Chairman Mr Shibasaki san and President Mr Matsuzaki san and to Mr Hamada san, Mr Takato san, Mr Yamaguchi san and to Mr Tagamori san.

Japan - Visiting our Japanese Partners

Our Director of Sales, Mr George Hunter, is in Tokyo, Japan this week visiting our Shipping customers, Fire Safety and Marine Partners in Japan and following the visit by Head of Research & Development, Mr Sam Watson in 2015. We see great opportunities between our countries. Both the UK and Japan are maritime nations, island countries in proximity to large continents and at the centre of technical innovation, technological leadership and global trade. Both countries are constitutional monarchies and of similar geographical size, share similar northern seasonal climates and are mutually equidistant from Eurasia. Perhaps most importantly both share an adherence to propriety in social and business relationships. We are proud to be meeting with our longstanding partners DKSH, Ace International , Nichibou and exhibiting with Fuji Trading at the Sea Japan International Maritime Exhibition & Conference 2016 this week.

China - Introducing General Manager, Fire Safety in China

Mr David Cao is General Manager, Fire Safety - Coltraco China. A fire industry professional, David will kindly help oversee our Fire Safety operations in China for both our portable Portalevel™ range of products and our fixed monitoring system for CO2, HFC-227, FM-200™ & NOVEC™ 1230, Permalevel™ Multiplex, developing and co-ordinating our Partner companies and Distribution network in China and supporting the business development of customers in critical infrastructure and our presence in China.

Korea - Our Commitment to Korea

Our CEO visited Seoul in Korea with Mr Andrew Kim our Head of Korean Operations. Meetings were held with the leadership and senior management of our partner companies Kunkook, L and P and Wonwoo.

China - RMS Marine Supply– Our Marine Partners in China

Coltraco and RMS Marine Supply co-exhibited at MARINTEC 2015 in Shanghai last week. Led by the wonderful and professional Ms Cindy Fan, Vice President, RMS very kindly supported the stand with a wonderful team from RMS. Meeting customer shipowners and ship builders across China Coltraco and RMS are working jointly across our Portascanner™ Watertight and our IMO SOLAS compliant Portalevel™ MAX Marine and Portamarine™ model types all of which have IMPA part numbers.

Korea - Coltraco partner for South Korean Shipbuilding industry

SMS are our partner in the shipbuilding industry. They will be supporting our Portascanner® Watertight ultrasonic watertight integrity test indicator for checking hatch-covers, doors and cable transits on vessels.

Korea - L&P Co. Limited, Korea - Special Projects Partner with Coltraco

It is with great pleasure that we have finalized an agreement with Mr Chang Pyung ,Chung Int. P.E fire, Chairman , L&P Co.,LTD, who says : “It is our great pleasure to be a Coltraco Ultrasonics Ltd strategic partner for developing Permalevel™ market in Korea. L&P is sure that our working together will help fire protection and loss prevention effectively. “

Korea - Proudly introducing Mr Andrew Kim, our Head of Korean Operations, Fire Safety

We are proud to be working with Mr Andrew Kim who is our partner in the Fire Safety market in South Korea. He is already highly engaged with our distributors in Korea. He is opening up the Korean market and educating our customers there as to the benefits of ultrasonic technology for monitoring fire suppression systems, instead of using radioactive equipment. Our CEO Mr Carl Hunter enjoyed meeting him at KorMarine 2015 when Andrew told him:

Korea - Commitment to Asia – Kormarine - October 2015

Over the last week we have met with some of our existing and candidate Asian partners including Kunkook E&I in Korea and Keisha Marine in Malaysia. At Marintec 2015 in Shanghai in December it is hoped that we will consolidate our growing relationship with RMS Marine Services in China.

Singapore – Multron Systems

Ms Karen is in Singapore at FDA Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel 28 September – 01 October 2015 exhibiting our UL-listed Portalevel™ MAX unit with Multron Systems.

Taiwan - Exhibiting & Advertising at the Fire & Safety Road Show in Taiwan – Sept 2015

We are delighted to announce that our partner in Taiwan, Asahi Sunrise Co., Ltd., was exhibiting and advertising on our behalf at Fire & Safety Road Show developing our presence in the fire sector in Taiwan.

Hong Kong - Coltraco Opening Hong Kong Office in April 2015

We are proud to announce that we are opening our office there next month in April.

Japan - Portalevel MAX Nippon - Anglo-Japanese Partnership

Coltraco launched in Tokyo today 2 units dedicated to the Japanese market: Portalevel™ MAX Nippon and Portalevel™ Mini Nippon. Both liquid level indicator units have been designed and configured with DKSH our partner in Japan to support the Japanese fire safety market in fire engineering companies, data centre’s, high rise buildings, power generating & electricity distribution companies.

Japan - Partner DKSH in Tokyo

Our CEO has enjoyed several meetings in the snowy city of Tokyo, including with our longstanding Japanese partners in the fire safety sector DKSH. This relationship was initiated through Clay and Co which was established 1929 and acquired by DKSH in 2012. Dedicated products are being released into the Japanese market by DKSH including Portalevel® MAX Nippon and Portalevel® MINI Nippon.

Strategic Partners in South Asia

Strategic Fire Safety Partner in India - Captain Amit Raj Mehrotra

Captain Amit Mehotra is our Fire Safety Partner in India responsible for all onshore fire safety business in and establishing a national dealer network for our range of portable UL-approved Portalevel™ MAX, Portalevel™ DATALOGGER , Portalevel™ MINI and Zone 1 ATEX approved Portalevel™ INTRINSICALLY SAFE model types and our leading edge technology monitoring system, Permalevel™ MULTIPLEX. A Coltraco ODA Service Station to support fire customers & install the system will be established at Intime Fire in 2017.

Strategic Marine Partner in India – Navicom

Commander (Ret’d) Vikesh General Manager of Navicom are our Naval and Shipping partners in India. Navicom, focus on the Indian Navy, Indian Coast Guard, Shipyard & Ship Repair and private Shipping customers in India. Supported by NCGB Marine our marine ODA Service Station in Bombay and Calcutta and with thanks to Ms Sreya and Mr Basu for the maintenance, repair, calibration & spare parts support of our equipment supplied to Marine & Naval customers in India.

Strategic Partner in Pakistan – MAB Group of Companies

Captain Syed Ali, owner and CEO of MAB Group of Companies is our Permalevel Multiplex strategic partners and our authorised distributor in Pakistan for our UL-approved Portalevel MAX and its marine variant Portalevel™ MAX Marine. It is hoped that MAB Group will become operational as our ODA Service Station in 2016 to enable stocking, installation, commissioning, maintenance, repairs and calibration to be conducted in-country for the first time in 25 years.

Strategic Partner in Bangladesh

Mr Rashidul of Sidney International in Dhaka is our strategic partner in Bangladesh principally focused on the Oil & Gas sector

Mr Gupta – Our Media Partner in India

Strategic Partners – Middle East

Elcome International UAE - ODA Service Centre Dubai, UAE

Elcome International, the leading marine solutions provider and system integrator in the Middle East is our authorized ODA Service Center for Coltraco’s Portalevel™ MAX and Portascanner™ ultrasonic products at its headquarters facility in Dubai, UAE. “As an approved Coltraco ODA service station, we will provide annual re-calibration and first-line repairs at our technology centre in Dubai,” says Mr Prasanth Gopalakrishnan, Deputy General Manager Elcome International. “We are moving quickly to establish a team of factory-trained service engineers for the Coltraco products.” We have been committed to the GCC for 25 years and look to it as a region of strategic significance and to its future with great confidence. We are wholly committed to the delivery and support of leading technologies to the Marine, Offshore and Naval sectors throughout the GCC countries. Elcome services over 600 vessels per month in the Arabian Gulf alone. The company is certified to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 by DNV.

Elcome International UAE – Distributor to GCC Navies

Elcome are also our Distributor to the Gulf Co-Operation Council Countries of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE and Oman.

Intersec 2017: Success for Coltraco Middle East!

This year proved another success, introducing our Director Middle East, Captain Peter Machado, to the industry. Together with our Director of Sales, George, and Head of Marketing & Communications, Clare, we were pleased to welcome customers new and old. From our origins in Portalevel®, to today we have a more comprehensive range of products and monitoring systems for fire safety:

  • Inspection products for testing gaseous extinguishing systems and sprinkler systems
  • Inspection products for Room Integrity and watertight integrity testing
  • Constant monitoring systems of liquefied and non-liquefied gaseous extinguishing systems as well as Room Integrity.

With thanks also to Andreas Rex and the Messe Frankfurt team who organise Intersec.


CEO Message

Integrity and Science Key to Our Culture of Performance

Dear Coltraco Customers, Strategic Partners and Distributors,

Integrity is our defining value. Performance is its consequence. We understand that our customers have choices, and how we perform determines whether customers choose us. Coltraco’s Code of Ethics does not merely require compliance with laws. It embodies a Commitment to positive behaviours that build trust, promote respect, operate with distinction, with courtesy and global levels of performance, demonstrating our integrity and delivering customer performance.

We honour our commitments, communicate transparently, and act with honour. Ethics are the foundation of our performance culture and our science-based approach. We lead in specific technologies delivering the watertight integrity monitoring of marine structures and the monitoring of fixed liquefied gaseous fire extinguishing systems and the room integrity of protected space to ensure agent hold-times post-installation. We show this by our understanding of the science in them and the mathematics that explain them.

I would like to thank you for your business and for the relationships with our Customers, Strategic Partners, Distributors and ODAs who we value so highly.

My kindest regards,

Carl Stephen Patrick Hunter BA(Dunelm) Hon DSc FRINA FIMarEST MRAeS
CEO & Managing Director
Coltraco Ultrasonics Limited
46-47 Mount Street, Mayfair, London W1K 2SA
United Kingdom

Tel:  +44 20 7629 8475
Fax: +44 20 7629 8477

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References in PDF Format


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