The Superintendencia de Portos e Hidrovias (SPH) has selected Carmanah M850 marine lanterns to mark 310 km of waterway between Porto Alegre and Porto de Rio Grande, Brazil. SPH has already acquired 33 lanterns, and is set to receive 99 more units.
The M850 was selected for it's compact, low-maintenance solar-powered design, programmable flash pattern and energy efficient LED lens. With range up to seven nautical miles (about 13 kilometers), the lantern meets the project requirements and has been approved by the Brazilian Navy. The project was led by Carmanah partner InterGROUP Ltda.
View the full press release on the SPH website (Portuguese)