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At Emerald Marine Products, we’re proud that our marine rescue equipment impacts the peace of mind and efficiency of ship captains, crew members, vessel passengers, law enforcement officials, and more. From our dependable ALERT man-overboard signals to our affordable OSCAR water rescue training dummies and other marine retrieval products, we love sharing company updates and new product information. From the launch of brand-new marine rescue equipment to the many ways our man-overboard signals can alert a vessel if someone falls overboard, you’ll find our latest company news and updates here.

Press Releases

  • EMERALD MARINE PRODUCTS’ AFFORDABLE MOB PROTECTION

    [caption id="attachment_3235" align="alignnone" width="200"] ALERT protecting workers with quick fall overboard awareness.[/caption] It's not easy putting a price on safety.

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  • Solo Fisherman Prepares for Man-Overboard Situation

    [caption id="attachment_3229" align="alignnone" width="200"] F/V Destiny and the ALERT Overboard Alarm[/caption] The cold, shark-infested waters off the Farallon Islands are

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  • Instructors Agree on OSCAR Water-Rescue Training Dummy

    Recovering someone who has fallen into the water is no easy task, especially if the victim is unconscious or lethargic due to cold temperatures. Training is essential to prepare potential rescuers for how difficult it can actually be. The OSCAR Water-Rescue Training Dummy™ from Emerald Marine Products is used by safety instructors across North America for teaching people what it's like to retrieve a lifeless, 180 lb. adult.

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  • University Readies Its Ships Against MOB Incident

    Safety is important on any boat, even more so when scientists and inexperienced students are working on deck. The School of Oceanography at the University of Washington protects those on board its two research vessels with Emerald Marine Products' ALERT Man-Overboard (MOB) Alarm Systems™. If someone should fall overboard, an alarm instantly sounds, providing critical extra time for a successful recovery in the cold Pacific Northwest waters and points beyond. The university purchased ALERT2 systems for its 274' R/V Thomas G. Thompson and 66' R/V Clifford A. Barnes.

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  • MOB Transmitter Ideal for Shoreside Workers

    Employers who invest in an ALERT418™ Man-Overboard Alarm System from Emerald Marine Products demonstrate a firm commitment to safety for their employees. Workers at marine terminals and construction sites are protected when working around water, especially when out of sight of each other.

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Press Coverage

  • The Waterway's Journal

    Brennan Marine Installs ALERT2 MOB Alarms On Six Vessels

    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"

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  • MarineLink

    Meet OSCAR, the Water Rescue Training Dummy

    Recovering someone who has fallen into the water is no easy task, especially if the victim is unconscious or lethargic due to cold temperatures. Training is essential to prepare potential rescuers for how difficult it can actually be. The OSCAR Water-Rescue Training Dummy from Emerald Marine Products is used by safety instructors across North America for teaching people what it's like to retrieve a lifeless, 180 lb. adult.

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  • The Maritime Executive

    University Readies Its Ships Against MOB Incident

    Safety is important on any boat, even more so when scientists and inexperienced students are working on deck. The School of Oceanography at the University of Washington protects those on board its two research vessels with Emerald Marine Products' ALERT Man-Overboard (MOB) Alarm Systems™. "We chose the ALERT system because of its simplicity and affordability—it's a good value," said Capt. Douglas Russell, manager of marine operations. "And, we received great customer care during the purchase process."

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  • The Waterways Journal

    MOB Transmitter for Shoreside Workers article in Waterways Journal

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  • Street Insider

    PrecyseTech Announces New inPALM(sm) MOB Rescue System Improving Worker Safety For Marine Infrastructure Projects; Teaming With Emerald Marine Products

    Marine workers wear PrecyseTech Badge Agents and vests with the ALERT2 Man-Overboard Transmitter which is wirelessly linked to the PrecyseTech Badge Agent (BA) – a personal communication and tracking device. In the event of a man overboard, the ALERT2 and BA notify the inPALMsm MOB Rescue Application at the Control Center and the Rescue Vessels.

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