Canadian Marine Light Manufacturer Wins Coast Guard Contract

Thursday, August 18, 2005

British Columbia-based Carmanah Technologies, a marine light manufacturer, said in a statement that it had received two Standing Offer contracts with the Canadian Coast Guard for its LED lights and related accessories.

The combined value of these two new Standing Offers is up to Cdn$828,000, and they are valid from August 10, 2005 to September 30, 2007, with a possible extension to September 30, 2008.

Authorized representatives of the CCG are permitted to place call-up orders of up to Cdn$40,000, including applicable taxes. Under the terms of each contract, Carmanah's solar-powered LED marine lights may be purchased for use on fixed and floating aids-to-navigation applications. These Standing Offer Contracts follow two previous supply agreements.

"Carmanah was the only solar LED marine lantern supplier to satisfy the Canadian Coast Guard's rigorous standards," said Carmanah's CEO, Art Aylesworth, in a statement.