1,000 Additional Carmanah/Sabik Solar LED Lanterns to Mark Pilings Along Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
Carmanah/Sabik has received an additional order for solar LED marine lanterns to mark intracoastal waterways as a result of the Gulf oil spill. The order, placed through American Fire & Safety, the Carmanah/Sabik authorized distributor in Louisiana, is for one thousand yellow Carmanah/Sabik M650 solar LED marine lanterns. The lights will be used to mark pilings along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway from Texas to Florida and will help improve navigational safety in areas of increased inland waterway traffic.
Recently awarded standing offers by the Canadian Coast Guard for 1.5 and 2 nautical mile applications, the Carmanah/Sabik M650 has been enthusiastically received by the marine aids-to-navigation market since the product's mid-2009 launch.
Carmanah/Sabik Marine Lanterns Receive New Coast Guard Certification
Carmanah Technologies Corporation was recently granted a letter of compliance by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for PATON 33 CFR Part 67 for Carmanah/Sabik M701-5 and M702-5 solar LED marine lanterns for structures on Class C designated waters, as well as for its M704-5 and M708 lanterns for Class B and Class C designated waters.
According to USCG lantern performance specifications, Private Aids to Navigation (PATON lanterns) are divided into two categories, Part 66 and Part 67, according to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) volume 33.
Carmanah/Sabik Solar LED Marine Lanterns Deployed to Support Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup
VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA (June 15, 2010): - “ Carmanah Technologies Corp. through its marine partnership with Sabik Oy is providing Carmanah/Sabik solar LED marine lanterns for marking oil spill containment booms in the Gulf of Mexico. The lanterns are helping to keep marine traffic safe while containment and cleanup work continues in the area.
Through the efforts of Carmanah's authorized marine distributor in Texas, several hundred white and yellow Carmanah/Sabik Model 502 and M650 solar LED marine lanterns have already been deployed to mark areas such as open bays and waterways where the presence of containment booms poses a risk to navigational safety.
Carmanah to Provide CCG with More LED Lighting
Carmanah Technologies Inc. has been awarded two additional Standing Offer Contracts with the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) for the purchase of the Company's self-contained, solar LED marine lights and related accessories.
The combined value of these two new Standing Offers is up to $828,000, and they are valid from August 10, 2005 to September 30, 2007, with a possible extension to September 30, 2008.