• Hydraulic starting in marine applications

    IPU's hydraulic starting motors and packages provide guaranteed reliability, no matter how challenging or unpredictable the environment. They supply black-start capabilities to fire pumps, gen-sets and winches on ships and offshore platforms.

    I need reliability
  • Air starting: certainty when it matters

    IPU air starting systems are deployed around the world in environments where perfect reliability is the baseline. They start critical systems such as fire pumps and backup gen-sets in emergency situations after main power has failed.

    The value of air starting
  • Spring starters for inland waterways

    IPU offer specialist support to businesses working on inland waterways: barge operators, shipyards and engine packagers. Our spring (mechanical) starting systems combine economy, reliability and simplicity. IPU also supply hydraulic and air (pneumatic) starting systems.

    The beauty of spring starters
  • When safety is critical, think ATEX

    IPU's ATEX-approved starter motors exceed the world's toughest safety standards. Their unique combination of a pre-engaged mechanism and a cast-iron casing makes them the only credible black-start solution for oil platforms and other hazardous environments.

    Why ATEX matters to you
  • Case Studies

    IPU has a proud history of supporting some of the most impressive man-made structures and vessels the world has ever seen.

    Learn how we can help you

IPU provides a complete range of non-electric engine starting systems for diesel engines in generators, fire pumps and other equipment in the oil & gas, mining and marine industries. Our starting systems include: Spring Starting, Air Starting, Hydraulic Starting and Nitrogen Starting.

Our range spans basic starting systems for simple engines to ultra-safe ATEX and class-approved systems for use on ships, offshore platforms and mining vehicles. Our design and engineering expertise matches the demanding space and performance requirements found on drilling rigs, oil platforms and in underground mines.

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IPU around the globe

  • Barcol-Air Engineering Pte Ltd
    30 Loyang Way 03-06 Loyang Industrial Estate508769Singapore
    Tel: +65 65428 155 Visit website
  • ComAp (Australia)
    6/5 Stephen St Melrose Park AdelaideSA 5039Australia
    Tel: +61 (0)8 8177 0333Visit website
  • ComAp (Australia)
    22 Allworth St Northgate BrisbaneQLD 4013Australia
    Tel: +61 (0)8 8177 0333Visit website
  • ComAp (Australia)
    6/52 May Holman Drive Bassendean PerthWA 6054Australia
    Tel: +61 (0)8 8177 0333Visit website
  • ComAp (Australia)
    PO Box 497 Alexandria NSW 1435Australia
    Tel: +61 (0)419 676 842Visit website
  • ComAp (Australia)
    PO Box 618 Black Rock VIC 3193Australia
    Tel: +61 (0)422 112 427Visit website
  • Hammer Equipments Trading
    JBC 2Jumeirah Lake TowersDubaiUnited Arab Emirates
    Tel: 00971 50 850 2813Visit website
  • Hasilwan Engineering Sdn Bhd
    No 3, 2nd Floor, Jalan SS23/11Taman SEAPetaling JayaSelangor Darul EhsanMalaysia
    Tel: +60 3-7806 3888Visit website
  • IPU Asia
    Kuala LumpurMalaysia
    Tel: + 60 12 284 1777Visit website
  • IPU Group
    Cygnus WayWest BromwichB70 0XBUnited Kingdom
    Tel: +44 (0) 121 511 0400Visit website
    1291 North Post Oak RoadHoustonTX 77055United States
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  • OEM Diesel Products
    9 Kirkhill PlaceKirkhill Industrial Estate, DyceAberdeenAB21 0GUUnited Kingdom
    Tel: 01224 959215Visit website
  • Power Start System Co.
    109-4, Songjeong-riJicheon-myeonChilgok-gunGyeongsangbuk-do39867South Korea
    Tel: 00 82-10-6543-2924
    117/71 Moo 4, T. Plutaluang, A. SattahipChonburi20180Thailand
    Tel: +66 (0) 3367 9801-2Visit website
  • Ptech ApS
    Egeskovvej 6AKvistgårdHovedstadeDK-3490Denmark
    Tel: +45 7070 1094Visit website
  • Servintel International
    Chile 761Capital FederalBuenos AiresCP: C1098AAOArgentina
    Tel: (54-11) 4300-7354Visit website
  • Servintel International
    Rua Demóstenes, 1.044Campo BeloSão PauloCEP 04614-01Brazil
    Tel: +55-11-5561-2950Visit website
  • Shining Marine Engineering Co. Ltd.
    5F, No. 155Yanji RoadQingdaoChina
    Tel: +86 532 85861633Visit website
  • Sistemas De Energia (SESA)
    Av. Miranda CC GiurosPiso 2TumeroEdo AraguaVenezuela
    Tel: +58 244 633 3881Visit website