Maritime Distress Flares in Panama are an essential piece of kit for any vessels that are used at sea or inland waterways. Predominantly used as a way to signal for help, flares can also be used to warn other boats about your position as to avoid potential collisions. Different types and colours of flares should be used in certain situations and different colours should be used based on the time of day.
Maritime Distress Flares in Panama
Unique, compact, telescopic handle allows easy extension for safe operation and saves space when stowed in liferafts
Parachute Rocket Red
Long range,day and night distress signalling rocket. Designed to withstand exceptional environmental exposure and to perform reliably even after immersion in water. Features improved grip for easy handling and conforms to SOLAS 74/88 as amended. Rocket propels a red flare attached to a parachute to 300m and burns for 40 seconds. SOLAS requires that 12 rockets are carried on Ships Bridge and 4 rockets are fitted in liferafts and lifeboats. Also used by leisure craft.
Smoke Signal Orange
The NEW Comet 3 Minute Smoke Signal Orange is a compact, flat top, daytime distress signal designed to be easy and safe to handle. It provides effective position marking during rescue operations and can be used to indicate wind direction, producing dense orange smoke for a minimum of 3 minutes.
Light & Smoke Signal
SOLAS requires one of these markers to be mounted on each bridge wing attached to a 4kg lifebuoy. Mounted in its steel bracket on each bridge wing attached to a lifebuoy. Signal can be mounted up to 56m above sea level. (SOLAS only requires>30m). Produces dense orange smoke for 15 minutes and 2 LED lights burn at 2 candela for 2 hours minimum. Signals location of a man overboard by day or night.
Single shot, self-contained linethrower with integral striker mechanism. Rocket propels line 250m in calm conditions. SOLAS typically requires 4 units to be carried on board. Stowed in lockers on Bridge or strategically dispersed around ship.
Linethrower 250 Rocket
SOLAS typically requires that 4 Linethrowing appliances are carried by ships.