Safety & Distress – Page 2

  • AISLink CA1

    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.

  • An Ocean Safety hire liferaft onboard a customer vessel

    New liferaft hire facility opens


    UK safety equipment specialist, Ocean Safety, has opened a new liferaft hire division.

  • David Hale (left) and Aidan Morrissey (right) at their new facility

    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.

  • Wayne and Lee (Crew) on the ‘Robert Louise’

    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.

  • Ocean Safety is launching a brand new range of liferafts

    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.

  • Valentia severn class lifeboat John and Margaret Doig. Credit: RNLI/Nigel Millard

    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.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    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.

  • Triton 2 fire detection panel

    Triton 2 fire detection panel launched


    Sea-Fire has introduced the scaled Triton 2 addressable fire detection panel, based on the successful Triton 8.

  • News

    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.

  • Ocean Safety will continue to supply Mullion Compact PFDs to Seafish

    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.

  • News

    World’s most compact EPIRB


    Ocean Signal’s new compact rescueME EPIRB1 has been described as “the world’s most compact Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon”.

  • News

    New range of immersion suits


    Crewsaver has launched a range of three new immersion suits - the Endurance 140N, the Endurance and the Latitude 140N.

  • VIKING PV9520 SOLAS lifejacket

    VIKING showcases in-demand products


    One of the most visible changes to the VIKING product line-up at this year’s IceFish is the new High Visibility Yellow GORE-TEX® immersion and constant wear suits, and lifejackets.

  • The trousers had to go through rigorous testing

    Atlantis trousers certified


    Portuguese company Toptuxedo will present its newly-certified bib trousers, Atlantis, at Nor-Fishing.

  • Hansen Protection has launched a new EPIRB

    New EPIRB launched for better safety at sea


    A new EPIRB has been launched by Norway’s Hansen Protection, which makes it easier to locate people in distress at sea.

  • The red nylon version of the K2 275N twin chamber lifejacket with AQ40L light and Kannad R10 SRS

    New lifejacket combo to debut at Seawork


    Ocean Safety will display its new commercial twin chamber lifejacket range, the K2 275N, at Seawork International, in Southampton, UK, in June.

  • Dougie Brown, right, receiving his new free PFD from Iain MacEachan of Marine Scotland onboard his replacement boat

    Fisherman saved by PFD


    A fisherman from the Isle of Col, in the Inner Hebrides, has told how his life was saved by wearing a Personal Flotation Device and is now urging all fishermen the importance of wearing such equipment at all times.

  • The Mullion Compact 150N CE PFD

    Second batch of lifejackets delivered


    UK safety supplier, Ocean Safety, has delivered a second order of 300 PFDs (personal flotation devices) as part of a major contract with Seafish, the UK seafood authority.