Safety & Distress – Page 3

  • COSPAS-SARSAT system overview

    Keeping safe at sea


    Jeremy Harrison, CEO of McMurdo Group UK, discusses the Search and Rescue (SAR) infrastructure, COSPAS-SARSAT and the importance of carrying safety equipment.

  • The Mullion Compact 150N CE PFD

    English and Welsh fishermen to receive PFDs


    Ocean Safety has signed an agreement with Seafish to supply an initial 300 Mullion Compact personal flotation devices (PFDs) to commercial fishermen in England and Wales.

  • Workforce socks have been specifically engineered to meet the demands of strenuous employment

    New socks for physical work


    The Workforce brand of work socks is designed to withstand the pressures of physical work.

  • New lifejackets from Ocean Safety

    Ocean Safety designs new lifejacket


    Ocean Safety has designed its first commercial twin chamber lifejacket.

  • sMRT V100

    Life saving the sMRT way


    Marine Rescue Technologies introduced its latest man overboard technology in October, which has been designed and developed to meet new international standards that could be introduced as early as February 2014.

  • News

    Free health service for fish workers


    A free online health service has been launched to help people working in small businesses in higher-risk sectors in England – including fishing - who suffer from work-related ill health.

  • Raymarine’s handheld thermal camera

    Technology update for thermal cameras


    Raymarine’s TH Series handheld thermal cameras have a new safety enhancing software upgrade - InstAlertTM.

  • News

    Ireland launches fishing industry safety package


    A new cross-departmental safety initiative for the Irish fishing industry has been launched by the Ministry of Agriculture Food and Marine and the Ministry for Transport, Tourism and Sport.

  • Mark Hart presents one of the lifejackets to Derek Cardno, Marine Safety and Training officer at the SFF

    Ocean Safety wins SFF lifejacket order


    Ocean Safety has won the contract to supply 5,000 lifejackets to the Scottish Fisherman’s Federation (SFF) scheme to offer every commercial fisherman in Scotland a free lifejacket.

  • Miko magnetic patch used for ermergency repair

    Miko patch saves catch


    The Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) has renewed its service agreement with Miko Marine for the emergency provision of magnetic and fabric patches for damaged vessels.

  • News

    A lifejacket for every Scottish fisherman


    European Fisheries Fund support has been given to a Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) led project to supply a Personal Flotation Device (PFD) to every fisherman in Scotland.

  • News

    QUIKSLING prototype success


    Former Gardenstown (Scotland) fisherman George West has developed the QUIKSLING - an easy-to-use device for man-overboard situations.

  • SafeLink AIS SART

    SafeLink AIS SART receives Wheel Mark approval


    Kannad Marine’s SafeLink AIS SART (Automatic Identification System Search and Rescue Transmitter) has achieved MED Wheel Mark certification.

  • News

    Drew Marine acquisition


    Drew Marine has completed the acquisition of Alexander/Ryan Marine and Safety Inc., and it will join the organisation under the name Alexander/Ryan Marine & Safety division of Drew Marine.

  • News

    Scottish company develops iPIRB


    The new iPIRB recently launched by MarineMTS and Telemar UK Limited is said to locate and identify marine casualties fast so that every effort can be concentrated on rescue and saving lives.

  • Markus Lifenet is already well-known for its safety equipment

    Markus launches MOB Scramble Net/Cradle


    Icelandic man overboard safety company Markus Lifenet is introducing the Markus Man Overboard Scramble Net/Cradle in order to offer a complete set of MOB solutions that can be used in all conditions.

  • McMurdo’s new R5 GMDSS VHF handheld radio

    McMurdo launches new R5 GMDSS VHF handheld radio


    McMurdo has launched its new R5 GMDSS VHF handheld radio, which boasts superior audio quality, rotary volume control and a large clear LED display.

  • Manoverboard Mark 9

    Pains Wessex launches compact MOB


    Pains Wessex has launched its new compact Manoverboard Mark 9.

  • News

    Drew Marine acquires Chemring Marine


    Marine solutions services specialist Drew Marine has confirmed the completion of its acquisition of Chemring Marine.

  • Machinery failure leads to a huge amount of safety incidents

    Improving safety in the fishing industry


    With regards to the Marine Accident Investigation Branch’s latest annual report, the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) is concerned that efforts to improve safety appear not to have been recognised.