Australian Don McIntyre, who completed an epic voyage last year retracing the steps of Captain Bligh across the Pacific, is to undertake his next challenge. Once again Don and his crew will be carrying a McMurdo Smartfind EPIRB and Fast Find PLBs. This time instead of the tropics, he will be heading to cold Antarctic.
McMurdo Ltd has appointed a European Sales Manager. David Duffin joins the company to handle sales of the McMurdo and Kannad Marine brands of commercial and leisure marine safety products throughout Russia, North Africa and the European region. David will work closely with the major distributors to grow regional sales of the company’s range of emergency distress beacons, NAVTEX and emergency VHF radios. He will also develop new markets and territories within the region, to take advantage of the rapidly growing demand for the company’s products.
McMurdo Ltd’s Smartfind S5 AIS SART (Automatic Identification System Search And Rescue Transmitter) was nominated in the prestigious DAME Award Lifesaving and Safety Equipment Category.
McMurdo Ltd has announced today that its Smartfind GMDSS NAVTEX has received EC MED Wheelmark type approval, in accordance with IMO SOLAS regulations. The MED Certificate of Type Approval, paves the way for the latest generation Smartfind GMDSS NAVTEX to be sold throughout the member states of the European Union.