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Australian government Department of Defense
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.