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September 2018

Mullion Logo

Mullion Survival Equipment

We are delighted to announce that we have been appointed Distributors for the Mullion ranges of Life Jackets, Floatation Garments, and Fire Fighter Kit.
More info .....


August 2018Inflatable Shelter with Lighting

Emergency Inflatable Shelters

We've won a new contract for Inflatable Shelters to the central buying department of the Civil Defence in Republic of Ireland. These will be delivered in a few weeks' time, as the shelters are being customised for them.                         More info .....


July 2018SB Rescue Sling.
Survivor Strop .

Export, Export and Export Again!

This month we're supplying a large consignment of SB Rescue Slings to a company in Canada, an even larger consignment of our Survivor Strops to Singapore, and an order of Helicopter Rescue Strops to Dubai.

Meanwhile, our UK customers continue to keep us on our toes with new orders, especially for Lifebuoy Equipment and Marine Publications .........


June 2018Coded Vessel 4

New Training Manuals

We are delighted to announce the launch of two new additions to our range of training manuals. These address the needs of both Large and Small Coded (non-SOLAS) Vessels, and cover Lifesaving Appliances, Survival Techniques, and Fire Extinguishing Systems & Equipment.    More info .....



May 2018Symphony of the Seas

"Symphony of the Seas"

At 228,000 gt, and able to carry over 6,600 passengers, "Symphony of the Seas" is the world's largest cruise liner. Naturally, we are delighted to have supplied part of the emergency equipment on board ........


April 2018White Lifebuoy with Retro-Tape

Chilled, but not "Frozen" !

Safety-requirements are an important reality, even in a fantasy-world such as Disneyland, and we are pleased to be supplying more lifebuoy equipment to Disneyland in Hong Kong ....................

More info .....


March 2018Small Rescue BoatMacau FR

Fast-Inflation Rescue Boats

We are delighted to have won a repeat order for 2 Rescue Boats for the Macau Fire & Rescue Service. The fast-inflation RTB1-SEB can be ready for use in as little as 30 seconds, even on the roof of a Fire Appliance               More info .....


February 2018Samuel Beckett class

Customised Manuals .........

The Irish Navy is building a fleet of new offshore patrol vessels, the 90-metre Samuel Beckett  class. Having already supplied ship-specific Fire and LSA training manuals for the first 3 vessels in this class, we're now working on customised manuals for the 4th vessel.                           More info .....


January 2018Survivor Strop .

Customised Strops .........

This month we've supplied a customised version of our Survivor Strop to another disabled person to enable him to move himself whilst at home, and we're also developing a double-strop version for use in a marine application.


December 2017Inflatable Shelter 6

Emergency Inflatable Shelter

Farnborough Airport Fire & Rescue Service are the latest customer to order our Emergency Inflatable Shelter after on-site evaluation and testing.  More info .....

We've also now completed our JOSCAR accreditation as suppliers to the defence industry.


November 2017
Aqua-Sac®Alteau Flood Barriers (1)

New Products: Flood Defences

We are delighted to have been appointed official distributors for two ranges of Flood Defence equipment:

  • Aqua-Sac® : "self-inflating sandbags" available in both large and small quantities

  • Alteau Flood Barriers: mobile, self-inflating, extendable and reusable water-barriers for sustained use by the Emergency Services in major incidents

More info .....


October 2017

Survivor Strop .

Survivor Strops

Our Survivor-Strops have been approved by the RNLI for use on their Lifeboats, and are now being supplied to the RNLI as part of a larger contract for MOB Recovery equipment ........

More info .....



September 2017

220px-ALMA Antennas on Chajnantor

Emergency Inflatable Shelters 

We have just won the contract to supply two Emergency Rescue Shelters for use at the ALMA, the world's most powerful astronomical observatory. The observatory comprises sixty-six radio telescopes in the Atacama Desert in Chile - a challenging environment, as it's the driest place in the world and at an altitude of over 5,000 metres ..........              More info .....


August 2017SB Rescue Sling.

SB Rescue Slings

All new supplies of this product now include a free App. for Android mobile phones, enabling retrieval of manufacturing/servicing information from each unit's barcode.


July 2017Fire Training Manual

New Edition: SOLAS Fire Training Manual

We are delighted to announce the publication of the 3rd Edition (English) of our SOLAS: Fire Training Manual. This provides a comprehensive update, incorporating the significant changes made to SOLAS-II, and now including extensive cross-referencing to the Consolidated SOLAS and other IMO Codes.     More info .....


June 2017Marina Safety Station (Low Profile)

It's a long way to ...........

This month has seen us despatching:

and Lifebuoy Equipment all around the UK to farms, construction companies, Local Authorities and educational establishments, including a contract for Marina Safety Stations custom-fitted with Rescue Lines .........


May 2017Survivor Strop .

Survivor Strops .......

It's always good to hear how our equipment can be put to additional (unexpected) use: one of our disabled customers is using a Survivor Strop to transfer himself from bed to chair unassisted, by attaching the strop to a hoist affixed to the ceiling.

On a related subject, we were also glad to contribute one of our Survivor Strops to Chesil Sailability, a charity which provides sailing opportunities for people with all types of disabilities from its base at Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy.


April 2017

MFC Survival Airtrack Rescue Path (3)

Exporting again .......

We're already fed up with hearing about the UK General Election (!), so we're concentrating instead on export-sales ........ which this month include 10 Rescue Paths going to Macau for use by Fire & Rescue Services, and 23 sets of Lifebuoy Equipment for a construction company in Ireland building a golf course with lakes and river-frontage.


March 2017

Rescue Path 3

Field-testing in Antarctica

The United States Antarctic Program will be carrying out field-trials of our Rescue Path / Walkway over the next few months ...... we can't think of anywhere better to prove the effectiveness of this equipment !!     More info .....

The U.S. Antarctic Program is a major operation covering all U.S. scientific research and related logistics in Antarctica, and involving 3 year-round scientific stations, 2 research ships, and a fleet of aircraft to transport personnel and materials.
For more information, please click U.S. Antarctic Program


February 2017

Inflatable Shelter with Lighting

Police Forces

Working with our Irish partners, we are delighted to have secured the order for two more Emergency Inflatable Shelters - this time for the Northern Ireland Police, and customised to fit with their new Command-and-Control vehicles.     More info .....


January 2017

Inflatable Shelter 7

Military / Civil Defence

Our Emergency Inflatable Shelter is available in a variety of standard sizes and configurations, and can also be customised to suit almost any situation. This month we have been working with a UK Defence Contractor on a bespoke shelter of 63m2.             More info .....



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I.C. Brindle & Co. Ltd
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