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- Significantly extends MBO’s footprint in commercial marine sector
- 140 units to be supplied this month – order value €54,000 (A$73,000)
- Initial contract part of anticipated broader roll-out
- Contract part of a 90% EU funded, €4 million tender to strengthen safety for Portuguese commercial fishing personnel
- Contract a precursor to upcoming legislation making use of beacon and flotation suits mandatory for commercial fisherman in Portugal
- Portugal is second EU country behind Spain to implement safety based legislation for commercial fishing industry
- Spain currently utilising 38,000 Locator Beacon Units supplied by Marine Rescue Technologies (“MRT”) which was recently acquired by Mobilarm
Perth, Western Australia: Global marine safety equipment provider, Mobilarm Limited (ASX:MBO) today announced that the company has received a contract to supply 140 Crewsafe V100 VHF DSC Maritime Survivor Locating Devices (MSLD) for Portugal’s National Fisherman’s Association (Associação Pró-Maior Segurança dos Homens do Mar) (“APMSHM”). The order is part of a Portuguese Government initiative to strengthen the safety measures for personnel operating in the commercial fishing industry.
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