Star House, Turbine Business Park, Turbine Road, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH41 9BA

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Products & Services

We are the main contact centre for all World-Wide distribution of supplies.

Star International supplies all types of refrigerants, welding gases, electric welding machines, Fire service and safety equipment to the Marine & Offshore Market.


Star International offer a wide range of high quality, easy to use pyrotechnics. All our products are SOLAS/MED/USCG approved.

We are able to offer pyrotechnic distress kits for a number of different requirements, including lifeboat, coastal or offshore distress kits. Please contact us for further information on what you require and we will be happy to assist you.

Ikaros Linethrower

For use as pilot line for cables and ropes in rescue operations at sea.

Ikaros Day & Night Signal

This signal incorporates both a red flare for night time use and an orange smoke for the day.

Ikaros Buoyant Smoke

For daylight distress signalling purposes on ships

OS Yellow Poly Bottle

Polybottle for waterproof storage of flares

Ikaros Red Parachute Rocket

For long range distress signalling on ships

Ikaros Red Hand Held Flare

For short-range distress signalling on ships, lifeboats and life rafts.

Ikaros Orange Hand Smoke

Created in the same style as the handflares with a slightly heavier weight of 345g

MOB Smoke/Light

Smoke or smoke and light MOB danbuoy light. 

Red Handflare Mk8

Unique, compact, telescopic handle allows easy extension for sale operation and saves space in stowage.

Para Red Rocket Mk8A

Para Red Rocket conforms to SOLAS 74/88. A long range distress signal.

Lifesmoke Mk9

Compact, flat-top day-time orange smoke distress signal providing effective position marking or indication of wind direction during rescue operations.

Manoverboard Mk9

Combined Light and Smoke Manoverboard Compact Lifebuoy Marker

Linethrower 250

Self-contained rocket propelled linethrowing appliance.