WorkBoat USA ShowThe world’s leading marine distress signal company Drew Marine Signal and Safety has exhibited at leading American trade show International WorkBoat USA.

Drew Marine Signal and Safety Americas Sales Manager James Chandler and Global Key Account and Strategic Projects Manager, Holger Muegge manned the company stand, Booth 1456, at the New Orleans show.

There was a high level of interest in Comet marine distress signals, including the new lighter and more compact Light and Smoke Signal.

The show took place from 5-7 December at New Orleans Morial Convention Center and featured more than 1,000 exhibitors, including increasing activity from the Gulf States.

James Chandler says, "We had a really productive International WorkBoat Show and welcomed distributors, clients and key contacts to our stand, where there was a lot of interest in our products, especially Comet’s new Light and Smoke Signal."

Drew Marine Signal and Safety has manufacturing sites in Bremerhaven, Germany and Pamplona, Spain. The business is headquartered in Havant, Hampshire, UK, and has offices in Melbourne, Australia.

The company is a specialist in manufacturing, marketing and selling marine distress signals that are technically complex to produce and it has a strong, established global network of more than 200 distributors.

Comet products have been helping to save lives for more than 50 years and are specified by the world’s navies, merchant fleets, fishing vessels, rescue services, airlines and leisure craft.

Drew Marine Signal and Safety is at the forefront of campaigning for improved global marine safety regulations to ensure the safety of mariners throughout the world.