The shipping sector represents large ocean going transport vessels including oil and gas supertankers, container ships and cargo vessels. These craft operate under some of the most demanding conditions on earth and the safety of the vessel and crew is of vital concern at all times. The implementation of the GMDSS safety system has created the need for high quality, rugged and reliable electronic equipment which is also easy to use. McMurdo leads the world in the design and manufacture of marine safety equipment which includes EPIRBs, AIS Electronics, SART, VHF Radio and NAVTEX systems which meet global GMDSS and SOLAS standards. McMurdo safety equipment has been responsible for saving hundreds of lives all over the world and is designed to operate reliably under the most demanding conditions.