Chemring Marine, the world’s leading marine distress signal company, has attended one of the largest fire and safety shows in the southern hemisphere. Americas sales manager, James Chandler, visited the SEGUR 2010 fire & safety exhibition and conference in Caracas, Venezuela.

The event, taking place on 19-21 October 2010 at the Tamanaco InterContinental Hotel, attracted more than 6,000 safety equipment manufacturers and distributors from countries throughout central and South America.

Chemring Marine is the world’s leading supplier of SOLAS, MED and USCG-approved marine distress signals to commercial and leisure marine markets through its Pains Wessex and Comet brands. Available through over 200 distributors in more than 80 countries, Chemring Marine’s comprehensive range of products has been helping to save lives for more than 100 years and is specified by the world’s navies, merchant fleets, fishing vessels, rescue services, airlines and leisure craft. The company is based in Fareham, UK, and is part of the Chemring Group.

Chemring Marine is at the forefront of campaigning for improved global marine safety regulations, including introducing standardised rules on replacing dated safety products.