Ocean Signal is owned by a global maritime company, Drew Marine and operates within the ACR group. This group has over 250 employees and 3 world class R&D centres. We are continually developing business opportunities with over 150 active global customers and are present in over 30 countries. Partnered with key organisations around the globe the group has been present in the Maritime, Aviation and Military markets for over 50 years.

Ocean Signal is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of Satellite and Terrestrial Emergency Rescue Beacons based upon VHF/UHF, Iridium, DSC, AIS, GNSS and battery technologies. Supplying products throughout the world to four main markets: – Commercial Marine, Leisure Marine, Governmental/Military and Land/Recreational.

The company is led by Neil Jordan, whose involvement with Marine Communications goes back to the mid-90’s through to 2016.

Key positions held were Marine Products R&D Innovation Director, Marine Products Business Unit Engineering Manager / R&D. Working with Orolia Group at strategic level & Orolia Limited Senior Management team with the responsibility for all R&D project activities of the Marine/OEM Products Business Unit in the UK and France; covering but not limited to 406MHz COSPAS-SARSAT Beacons, AIS transmitter/beacons, Navtex, 9GHz SART, Iridium communications, ARGOS Beacons, VHF development in-line with the associated Marine/OEM business unit R&D P&L.

Head of the Ocean Signal engineering is one of the world’s leading experts in radar enhancement technology, Simon Nolan who leads a strong team. Individually they have designed and developed many market leading products and now, as Ocean Signal, have a vision to provide the very best communication and safety products for today’s mariners.

Through 9 Years of continued innovative design, development and testing Ocean Signal has developed and delivered a world class portfolio of products onto the market.

The portfolio of Ocean Signal products are designed to meet or exceed the technical requirements of the International Maritime Organisation (SOLAS), International Electrotechnical Commission standards, European Directives and Decisions, United States Coastguard standards as well as many other applicable national and international rules.
Testing the S100
Offering exceptional value and world class customer support, the Ocean Signal range of products provide Commercial Marine, Leisure Marine, Governmental/Military and Land/Recreational users the confidence that their equipment will work to, and beyond, their expectations when it is required most. Ocean Signal customers are its highest priority. Using the latest technologies available and paying meticulous attention to detail throughout the manufacturing process, Ocean Signal™ products offer the best in class and will provide the highest standards of communication, safety at sea; in conjunction with our key commitment of saving lives.

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Contact us at: Ocean Signal Ltd., Unit 4, Ocivan Way, Margate, Kent, CT9 4NN, United Kingdom.

Company Registration Number: 06627101

Registered in England

Registered Company Address: Second Floor 26-33 Building 6000 Langstone Technology Park, Langstone Road, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1SA