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Electronic Security and Fire Protection Solutions

Gielle is the world's leading marine fire protection specialist. We are the largest provider of life-safety solutions for the marine industry worldwide.

Via Ferri Rocco, 32,
70022 Altamura (Bari),
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Gielle is the world’s leading marine fire protection specialist. We are the largest provider of life-safety solutions for the marine industry worldwide. Gielle provides electronic security and fire protection solutions in over 70 countries.

Gielle is also an IMO authorised halon banking and reception facility for the recovery and recycling of halon.

Clean-agent fire suppression systems for retrofit services

Our retrofit service uses Gielle clean-agent fire suppression systems to replace outdated units. The process can include:

  • Utilisation of existing piping
  • One-to-one cylinder / nozzle replacement
  • Use of existing halon systems / existing HFCs systems
  • Express service
  • Worldwide 24hr service
  • Full range of international approvals

Halon recovery and recycling machine

In accordance with the Montreal Protocol, the production of halon has ceased. Gielle owns a recovering and conditioning for halon (REACH) machine, conceived to efficiently recover and recycle halon in order to guarantee supply.

Gielle provides security and fire protection solutions to the marine industry around the world.
Our team has the experience and expertise to meet your exact requirements, no matter how specific.
International marine approvals allow us to work in ports, shipyards and at sea.
Gielle's product range includes fire detection systems, as well as fire extinguishers.
We sell halocarbons for a number of critical uses and can offer customers options including Halon banking, selling and recycling.

Gielle sells halocarbons for critical uses, including Halon 1211, Halon 1301, Halon 2402 and other halocarbon gases. We offer a variety of options to our customers, including halon banking, selling, recycling, and the purchasing of 1211 and 1301 halon in bulk.

Depending on the agent and application, these gases are laboratory-certified to strict industry specifications such as ASTM D 5632, ASTM D 6064, ISO 7201, ARI-700 and NFPA 2001.

Gielle is your domestic and international full service halon and clean agent specialist. We buy, sell and service all types and sizes of halons.

Naval fire extinguishing systems and protection equipment

Gielle manufactures a wide range of fire protection equipment, from entire fire extinguishing systems to manual fire extinguishing devices. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Argon extinguishing systems with nitrogen for wind turbines
  • Inergen®, Argonite® and Inert55 gas suppression systems
  • Fire detection and extinguishing control panels
  • Fixed water-based local application systems for engine rooms
  • Foam extinguishing systems for heli-decks, tank-decks and engine rooms
  • CO2 systems for engine rooms and galley ventilation shafts
  • GL 1230 fire extinguishing systems with Novec™ 1230 for small engine rooms and special rooms
  • GL 200 fire extinguishing systems with FM-200 (HFC-227ea)
  • Fire detection systems
  • Cold Fire wetting agent
  • Portable fire extinguishers

Fire detectors and extinguishing systems

Gielle’s solutions can detect a developing fire, instigate rapid automatic extinguishing, and consequently keep damages and interruptions to operations at a minimum.

The systems are distinguished through the presence of the authorised and tested chemical extinguishing agents Novec 1230® and FM-200® (HFC-227ea).

Gielle has the experience and technological knowledge to provide you with fire fighting solutions designed in accordance with IMO/SOLAS regulations and many classification societies and national authorities.

Our team specialises in meeting your specifications, no matter how bespoke, to supply precisely the system you need.

Enclosure / Room Integrity Testing

The new ISO standard 14520 and NFPA 2001 include a multipoint door fan test as means of determining retention period.

Gielle can carry out the door fan test, in conformance with NFPA 2001 and ISO 14520, for engine rooms, computer rooms, tape storage, battery and UPS rooms, communications rooms, control rooms, turbine rooms protected by FM-200, Novec 1230, Inergen, Argonite and other clean agent systems

Eco-friendly fire fighting wetting agent

Liquid foam concentrate, non-toxic and biodegradable, Cold Fire® is the only patented, concentrated alcohol-resistant microbial fire fighting agent on the market today. Once the fire is out or the spill is covered with finished foam, the microbes begin remediating the AFFF, hydrocarbon and alcohol wastes.

Cold Fire is designed for both class B hydrocarbon and polar solvent fuels. When used on class B hydrocarbon fuels, it creates an aqueous film that effectively shuts down the fire. It is U/L-162 listed and has CE approval granted under the standard EN 1568-3.

Worldwide installation and service for fire protection systems

No matter where your vessel puts into port, from New York to Dubai, we perform whatever service is necessary including installation, retrofit, recharge, maintenance and emergency repair. Because we hold nearly every international marine approval, we can work in ports, at sea or in shipyards to keep your systems functioning properly and in compliance with all applicable marine fire protection regulations. Gielle Fire Systems’ products carry an impressive range of type approvals and flag administration approvals.

Our high level of service is another part of our global commitment to keeping your Gielle systems functioning perfectly and in accordance with applicable marine fire protection regulations.

White Papers

  • Ship Halon Phase Out

    Gielle FM-200 engineered fire suppression systems are used to suppress fires in specific hazards or equipment where an electrically non-conductive agent is required.


Via Ferri Rocco, 32
70022 Altamura (Bari)

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