Safety & Distress – Page 4

  • 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.

  • Kingfisher will continue to promote the FishSAFE Information Project at Nor-Fishing

    Kingfisher exhibiting at Nor-Fishing 2012


    This year’s Nor-Fishing sees the return of the Kingfisher Information Service division of Seafish.

  • Annlaug Midtbust, Brude’s logistics manager

    Pains Wessex appoints Norwegian distributor


    Brude has been appointed as the new distributor for Pains Wessex marine distress signals in Norway.

  • SafeLink R10 SRS

    SafeLink R10 SRS receives USA approval


    Kannad Marine has received type approval for its SafeLink R10 SRS (Survivor Recovery System), making it available for sale throughout the USA.

  • SOS Dan Buoy

    SeaSafe Systems UK distributor for Dan Buoy


    British marine safety clothing and equipment manufacturer, SeaSafe Systems, has been appointed as the UK distributor for SOS Marine’s SOS Dan Buoy.

  • McMurdo's new Fast Find 220 Personal Locator Beacon

    New Fast Find 220 PLB


    McMurdo has extended its range of emergency distress beacons with the launch of the new Fast Find 220 PLB (Personal Locator Beacon).

  • Coast Guard crew preparing to tow a disabled fishing vessel

    Safety in US fisheries on an upward trend


    Last January, the US Coast Guard (USCG) published the fifth edition of its fishing vessel casualty study, ''U. S. Coast Guard, Office of Investigations and Analysis: A review of lost fishing vessels & crew fatalities, 1992 – 2010''. Menakhem Ben-Yami looks into its findings.

  • News

    Mobilarm acquires Marine Rescue Technologies


    Global marine safety technology specialist, Mobilarm Limited has announced that it has completed the acquisition of UK based Marine Rescue Technologies (MRT), the company behind the highly regarded Sea Marshall® range of Maritime Survivor Locating Devices.

  • The SeaSafe E100G Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) with GPS for ultra-fast and highly accurate positioning data

    EPIRB gets GPS chip


    Alpha Micro and Ocean Signal have been working together to develop global maritime distress safety systems to ensure super-swift response from rescue services.

  • The Challenger Worksafe Pro commercial lifejacket

    New lifejacket from ISP


    International Safety Products (ISP) has recently launched the new Challenger Worksafe Pro commercial lifejacket.

  • News

    McMurdo debuts Personal AIS Beacon


    McMurdo presented Smartfind S10 Automatic Identification System (AIS) Beacon at Norshipping in Oslo, Norway.

  • W400 Man Overboard device

    New rescue devices launched at Seawork


    Ships Electronic Services Ltd (SES) launched a new range of rescue devices from Italian manufacturer Wamblee at this year’s Seawork exhibition in June.

  • News

    Ocean Signal appoints Sartech as distributor


    Communications and safety at sea specialist Ocean Signal, has recently appointed Sartech as UK distributor for its SafeSea product range.