Avmar – Specialists in Marine Safety Equipment
Avmar – Suppliers of Marine Safety Equipment including Hammar H20 Hydrostatic Release Units, Sea-Safe Liferafts, Lifejackets, Lifejacket Lights, Radar Reflectors and Thermal Protective Aids
Avmar is one of the United Kingdom’s leading distributors of Survival and Marine Safety Equipment.
Our knowledge of the Marine Safety industry has been built up over many years on a basis of supplying quality products at competitive prices to many of the major Marine Life Saving companies throughout the World.
A sample of our product range is shown below:
CM Hammar AB, was founded back in 1856 and they have been working with ‘Safety at Sea for almost as long. Hammar has always been located in Göteborg on the west coast of Sweden, in an area with long tradition of shipping and shipbuilding. Here was the home of the East India Company and it has the biggest harbour in Scandinavia.
It is Avmar’s hope that you never have to use any of these products, but regulations stipulate that they must be installed and regularly serviced and checked. Avmar would be happy to discuss the specific requirements for your ships and boats and are confident that they can supply the quality products you are need at the very best prices.
EN 393 – 50N BUOYANCY AIDS
Have a buoyancy of no less than 50 Newton for the average adult. They are intended for use in sheltered waters where more bulky or buoyant devices would impair the user’s activity or actually endanger the user, and when help is close at hand and the user is a conscious, competent swimmer.
EN ISO 12402 – 4 (EN 395) – 100N LIFE JACKETS
Have buoyancy of no less than 100 Newton for the average adult. The are intended for use offshore or when foul weather clothing is used.
EN 396 – 150N LIFE JACKETS
Have buoyancy of no less than 150 Newton for the average adult and are intended for use offshore, or when foul weather clothing is used.
EN 399 – 275N LIFE JACKETS
Have buoyancy of no less than 275 Newton for the average adult and are intended for use offshore in extreme conditions, when heavy protective clothing is used, or loads such as tool belts are being carried.
Recognition that the equipment fully complies with the requirements of the MED (Marine Equipment Directive) will be denoted by a “Ships Steering Wheel” which must be on all equipment sold to European Community Ships of 500 tons or more in size.