McMurdo Blog

McMurdo Group Partners with Chinese Aircraft Manufacturer AVIC in 10 Year €2.2M Contract for Kannad Integra ELTs

At McMurdo Group, we take pride in our international influence and reach providing our global communities with the most advanced and reliable search and rescue technology. The capabilities of our products in preparing for emergency readiness and response are making the integral difference in the number of lives saved in emergency situations all across the […]

Top 5 Takeaways from the World Maritime Rescue Congress

Having recently attended – and presented at – the World Maritime Rescue Congress in Bremerhaven, Germany earlier this month, I wanted to share my Top 5 Takeaways from the conference. First of all, I want to congratulate the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) on a well-organized event.  It was very educational, informative and innovative – […]

AIS Man Overboard – Proof that Innovation Saves Lives

“My Man Overboard training and equipment kept me alive, but my AIS saved my life.” – Andrew Taylor One year ago today, on Sunday, March 30, 2014, Andrew Taylor, an amateur sailor taking part in the 9th Clipper Round the World yacht race, fell overboard into the icy waters of the North Pacific Ocean… 2,000 […]

The Global “Network” Powering Search and Rescue

In Search and Rescue, there is one primary objective: saving lives.  The mission is critical in any language. Worldwide every year, nearly half a million people drown, 24,000 fishermen tragically die while on the job or simply recreating, and more than 700 people perish in commercial airline crashes.  In the US alone, nearly 5,000 fatalities […]

Welcome to McMurdo Group’s Blog

As the CEO of McMurdo Group, I want to welcome you to our corporate blog. As McMurdo continues to grow and evolve it’s important that as a company, we maintain a conversation with our customers, partners, media and the search and rescue and maritime domain awareness industries as a whole.  I believe that a blog […]