Echomax Announces Availability of Wheelmarked Radar Reflector for Lifeboats and Rescue Craft

By MarEx 2012-12-20 09:46:00


Aquamate Products Limited T/A Echomax, of Thaxted Essex, announced immediate availability of their “Wheelmarked”  “EM230” and “EM230BR” passive Radar Reflectors. The units were recently granted Module B (Product Performance) and Module D (Quality Control) certification by TÜV SÜD BABT.

This certification follows the recent COSS 24 decision to use EN ISO 8729(1998) as the performance criteria for product covered by Annex A.1/1.33 of the Marine Equipment Directive.

Founded in 1998, Echomax is the worldwide leader in the manufacture and supply of both Active and Passive Radar Reflectors.  The company offers a wide range of Radar Reflectors for Maritime, Buoyage and shore based use.  From early sales to pleasure vessels they are now fitted by many of the leading buoy manufacturers in Europe, RNLI, Port and Harbour Authorities,  Pilot boats, Navy target use and including US Nuclear Submarines!

For Liferaft’s and “grab bags” Echomax offer their “A03I” Inflatable Radar Reflector which has been assessed as satisfactory against the MCA’s specification therefore meeting Chapter III of SOLAS.

The products and services herein described in this press release are not endorsed by The Maritime Executive.