Press releases • Aug 07, 2019 09:22 BST
An unlucky stumble in a remote part of northern Norway might have ended badly for hiker Karma Forester, but activating her Ocean Signal rescueME PLB1 brought help in two hours
Dee Caffari Reveals her Man Overboard Ordeal in Bid to Raise Safety at Sea Awareness for Fellow Sailors
Press releases • Jun 12, 2019 10:46 BST
As a committed advocate for safety at sea, record-breaking yachtswoman Dee Caffari MBE has revealed details of her own shocking first-hand experience of falling overboard during a recent offshore race, with the hope that her story will highlight the lessons learned for the benefit of other sailors.
Ocean Signal rescueME MOB1 with AIS Aids Speedy Recovery of Man Overboard in Chilly Springtime Waters of the Solent
Press releases • May 23, 2019 13:55 BST
When a guard rail gave way, plunging a 54-year-old sailor into the cold spring waters of the Solent in April, the rapid automatic activation of his Ocean Signal rescueME MOB1 sounded an alarm aboard his boat, alerting fellow crew members, while the display of his position on a chartplotter aided a speedy recovery.
Leading Manufacturers of 406 MHz Beacons Raise Awareness and Benefits of EPIRBs, Personal Locator Beacons and ELTs on 406Day
Press releases • Apr 04, 2019 13:00 BST
Safety specialists ACR Electronics, ARTEX, and Ocean Signal once again are raising 406 MHz beacon awareness on the seventh annual 406Day on Saturday, April 6th.
Press releases • Apr 02, 2019 11:52 BST
ACR Electronics, Inc. has confirmed two key leadership appointments for its brands Ocean Signal and United Moulders Limited (UML) to support the continued globalization and integration of the businesses.
Boat Builder Jim Betts is Announced as Latest Renowned Name to Back Ocean Rower Lia Ditton in Solo Pacific Challenge
Press releases • Mar 05, 2019 13:55 GMT
Acclaimed boat builders James Betts Enterprises will build the Antrim-designed ocean rowboat for Lia Ditton’s historic bid to become the first person to row solo across the North Pacific Ocean from land to land.
Ocean Signal: All Sat Communications Supplies Crew of Celestial with 14 Ocean Signal Man Overboard Devices for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
Press releases • Dec 24, 2018 08:44 GMT
All Sat Communications has sponsored the crew of Tattersall Cup contender ‘Celestial’ with 14 Ocean Signal rescueME MOB1s for the 2018 Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
METSTRADE - Ocean Signal: Ocean Signal SOTDMA ATB1 Class B AIS Transponder Receives European Type Approval
Press releases • Nov 13, 2018 12:00 GMT
Ocean Signal’s new high-performance SOTDMA ATB1 AIS transponder has received Type Approval for distribution throughout Europe, with FCC authorisation anticipated by early 2019, offering boat owners around the world access to one of the most advanced Class B solutions for increased visibility and navigational safety.
Press releases • Oct 30, 2018 13:35 GMT
The volunteer RNLI crew on Loch Ness has highlighted the value of including an LED flare in any boat or personal watersports safety kit after they were successfully guided to an endurance paddleboarder stranded without his board in 6-degree water.
Press releases • Oct 05, 2018 12:31 BST
Two lucky winners left Southampton Boat Show better equipped to stay safe at sea with new Ocean Signal devices after success in the RNLI’s ‘Crack the Code Safe’ giveaway.
Ocean Signal - Southampton Boat Show: Ocean Signal Highlights World Sailing Rule Requiring Crew to Carry Personal AIS for Category 2 Offshore Races
Press releases • Sep 14, 2018 10:00 BST
As sailors prepare for the 2019 season, safety at sea leader Ocean Signal is raising awareness about a rule within the 2018-19 World Sailing Offshore Special Regulations requiring every crew member to carry a personal AIS device when taking part in Category 2 yacht races of extended duration, even if much of the route is close to shore.
Press releases • Sep 03, 2018 11:00 BST
Ocean Signal and ACR Electronics Press Kit for SMM 2018
Ocean Signal and ACR Electronics - SMM 2018: Ocean Signal Highlights AIS Transponders for Workboat and Offshore Operators at SMM 2018
Press releases • Aug 09, 2018 12:40 BST
Ocean Signal is highlighting the ATA100 Class A and ATB1 Class B AIS transponders when it joins forces will fellow exhibitor ACR Electronics to offer a comprehensive line-up of safety equipment on Stand 510 at this year’s SMM in Hamburg.
Press releases • Aug 08, 2018 11:59 BST
Leader in safety and communication at sea Ocean Signal has strengthened its expanding sales and product team with the appointment of Steve Moore as its new Product Manager.
ACR Electronics and Ocean Signal - Seawork International: ACR Electronics and Ocean Signal Highlight Enhanced Life-Saving Benefits of MEOSAR-Compatible Beacons
Press releases • Jul 03, 2018 09:30 BST
On a joint stand at this year’s Seawork, ACR Electronics, Inc. and Ocean Signal are highlighting to commercial owners and operators how the life-saving capabilities of its distress beacons, including their Category 1 automatically-deployed, float-free EPIRBs, are significantly enhanced due to Cospas-Sarsat’s next-generation Medium-Earth Orbit Search and Rescue (MEOSAR) system.
Ocean Signal - Seawork International: Ocean Signal Introduces New AIS Transponders for Workboat and Offshore Operators
Press releases • Jul 03, 2018 09:00 BST
For the first time at Seawork International, Ocean Signal is introducing the ATA100 Class A and ATB1 Class B AIS transponders as fully compliant solutions to increase visibility, aid collision-avoidance and enhance navigational safety for a range of commercial workboats, support vessels and fishing boats.
Ocean Signal and ACR Electronics - 406Day: Industry Leaders Join Forces on 406Day to Raise Beacon Awareness with Safety Advice and Beacon Giveaways
Press releases • May 31, 2018 12:52 BST
As the weather and the boating season warm up, marine safety specialists, industry leaders, charities and ambassadors are joining forces to highlight important safety advice by celebrating 406Day on Monday, 4th June.
Press releases • May 02, 2018 12:16 BST
An adventure canoeist who was sponsored by Ocean Signal for an epic 2000-mile journey across Alaska has launched a new book about the mission. Writer Adam Weymouth paddled the treacherous Yukon river from Eagle to Emmonak in 2016 to investigate how the decline in King Salmon numbers is impacting the ecosystem, the fishing industry and the natives.
Ocean Signal / WesCom Signal and Rescue: Kayakers’ 4,000km Continent-Crossing Expedition Supported by Specialist Marine Safety Manufacturers
Press releases • Apr 25, 2018 11:09 BST
Two young women have set out on an epic adventure to become the first to tandem kayak across Europe from London to the Black Sea. Kate Culverwell (19) and Anna Blackwell (24) are aided on their 4,000km expedition by safety equipment from marine specialists Ocean Signal and WesCom Signal and Rescue as they take on the challenge to fundraise for a cancer charity.
Press releases • Apr 18, 2018 12:15 BST
Les spécialistes de la sécurité ACR et Ocean Signal lancent la journée 406 MHz le 4 juin (04 /06) en Europe cette année.