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McMurdo to provide PLBs to U.S. Coast Guard
McMurdo, Inc. has been awarded a US$3 million contract with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to supply up to 16,000 FastFind® 220 personal locator beacons (PLBs) over the next five years to enhance crew safety in the event of emergencies. 18 Aug 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
English@Sea programme to boost safety at sea
Marine Society College is launching the new English@Sea programme and app to introduce seafarers to the English language to boost safety at sea. 21 Jun 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New MOB device introduced to fishermen
Ocean Signal’s new professional man overboard device for fishermen will be introduced at Skipper Expo Int. Aberdeen on the Caley Fisheries stand. 26 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New Challenger Worksafe Pro 300 lifejacket
ISP (International Safety Products) has added a new lifejacket to its workplace range, the Challenger Worksafe Pro 300. 25 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Revolutionary immersion suit debuts in the global market
White Glacier has launched the Arctic 25 immersion suit, which gives 25 hours protection in freezing waters. 03 May 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Ocean Safety introduces the 3Si Guardian range
Ocean Safety is introducing the brand new 3Si Guardian range of life saving electronics for the first time at Skipper Expo Aberdeen in May. 10 Mar 2016 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New tools for safety compliance
Australia’s Ocean Time Marine has added a new vessel content management system - the Ocean Time Marine Dashboard - and a suite of paperless safety document packs to its suite of safety management tools. 20 Oct 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
North campaign targets fishing safety
North P&I Club has launched a new safety poster campaign to help reduce the unnecessarily high number of personal injury accidents on fishing vessels. 01 Oct 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
ACR introduces new AIS transceiver range
ACR Electronics has broadened its range of maritime devices with the introduction of its new Class A and Class B Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) transceivers. 15 Sep 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New liferaft hire facility opens
UK safety equipment specialist, Ocean Safety, has opened a new liferaft hire division. 09 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Safety companies merge
Ocean Safety’s Aberdeen branch has merged with Richard Irvin Energy Solutions Marine Safety Division, and will be known as Ocean Safety Offshore. 05 Jul 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
NFFO offers fishermen funding to improve safety
The UK’s National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO) is offering funding which will allow all fishermen operating vessels under 15m to claim up to 70% of the cost to bring their vessel’s safety up to the Voluntary Code of Practice standard. 27 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
New range of commercial liferafts launched
Ocean Safety is launching a brand new range of liferafts, specifically designed for the demanding and diverse requirements of the commercial maritime sector. 07 May 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Design boost for lifeboats
The approach to the design of all-weather lifeboats in the UK is set for a re-evaluation as part of a major study being led by the Newcastle University and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), with support from Lloyds’ Register. 30 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Funding announced to improve commercial fishing safety
The Canadian government has announced a new Commercial Fishing Safety component of the Government of Canada's Boating Safety Contribution Program. 30 Apr 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Ocean Safety launches new Wipe Clean Lifejacket
Ocean Safety has introduced the new Kru Wipe Clean lifejacket for situations when a durable easy clean lifejacket is needed. 26 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Safety device gains European approval
UK marine communication and safety specialist Ocean Signal has announced the receipt of European certification approval for its rescueME MOB1, which confirms all the relevant requirements have been satisfied for a life-saving product. 05 Feb 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Triton 2 fire detection panel launched
Sea-Fire has introduced the scaled Triton 2 addressable fire detection panel, based on the successful Triton 8. 29 Jan 2015 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
Seacrewsader 290N 3D
Crewsaver has added the Seacrewsader 290N 3D lifejacket to its industrial and commercial range, designed to perform in the most arduous environments. 19 Nov 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture
More PFDs to English and Welsh fishermen
UK safety supplier Ocean Safety will continue to supply Mullion Compact PFDs (personal flotation devices) to Seafish, after the application for further funding was successful. 07 Oct 2014 - World Fishing & Aquaculture