Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) requirements state that marine distress signals must be tested and approved at temperatures of -30°C, but leading global brand Comet has tested its Manoverboard and Linethrower products to -40°C. This is particularly important for Comet to meet the requirements of the Russian market and develop its sales base.

“Comet products are at the forefront of marine safety,” says product manager Keith Bradford. “Its no wonder they are trusted by the worlds navies, commercial craft and leisure sailors. After all, when you specify lifesaving equipment for your vessel, you need to know beyond any doubt that it is the most reliable and cost-effective available. With Comet advanced pyrotechnic marine distress signals, you can be sure you have made the right choice.”

Comet is a brand of Chemring Marine Ltd., based in Fareham, UK, which is part of Chemring Group PLC. The company is the world’s leading supplier of SOLAS, MED & USCG approved marine distress signals to the commercial and leisure marine markets.

Comet’s comprehensive range of distress signals is available through a global network of more than 200 distributors in over 70 countries and is specified by the world’s navies, merchant fleets, fishing vessels, rescue services, airlines and leisure craft. Its products are trusted for their reliability and they have been saving lives for more than a century.