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SAIL Magazine February, 2019
Another type of MOB locating system that has been around for some years is a “proximity automatic alert beacon”, a system specifically tied to into My man-overboard receiver aboard your boat.
Emerald Marine Products has announced a significant advancement in MOB protection: the state-of-the-art ALERT418 Man-Overboard Receiver. Integrating fully with current and first-generation ALERT transmitters, it's ideal for commercial applications such as workboats, gas and oil platforms, ports and marine terminals, and shoreside construction sites.
The Maritime Executive
What separates the ALERT system from AIS is its immediacy. It uses a radio signal, so there's no satellite lag or waiting for an open channel. With a moving vessel, or river or tidal flow, an MOB victim can be swept out of sight quickly. The ALERT418 Man-Overboard Receiver provides the added seconds needed to keep a simple fall from becoming a fatality.
Pontoon and Deck Boat Magazine
Here’s an intriguing advancement in man-overboard (MOB) protection: the release of Emerald Marine Products’ ALERT418 Man-Overboard Receiver. This receiver is engineered to deliver instant notification when an MOB occurs, which gives pontooners critical extra seconds that can separate a simple fall from a more serious tragedy.
The Waterway's Journal
Brennan Marine installs ALERT2 MOB Alarms on six vessels. "Seconds mean everything in a man overboard situation," said Adam Binsfeld, Brennan Marine COO. "We took it a step further and set it up to alert our dispatchers, who can then mobilize additional support if needed. It really quickens our overall response"