Mullion Personal Flotation Device (PFD) with integrated Man Over Board Device (MOB) a first in Ireland

For the first time in Ireland the Mullion 275N SOLAS Hi-Rise twin chamber life jacket complete with AIS Kannad R10, integrated MOB Device were supplied by Mooney Boats, Killybegs on Monday May 29th. To Skipper Niall Connolly, Clogherhead on the vessel Patrick C., which had docked in Killybegs to have the AIS activated MOB device installed.


This Mullion PFD with integrated MOB AIS units were delivered to the nine crew members. Barry O’Hara from Mooney Boats Ltd and Tony Brown from Mullion were on hand to provide Training and assistance to Skipper Connolly and Crew in calibrating the systems on board the Patrick C. and familiarising the crew with the operating and maintenance of the PFD’s.

Localised rescue support from AIS Man Overboard devices, like the Kannad R10 – the world’s first personal AIS MOB, offer the most effective solution for remote fishing vessels to recover an individual involved in a man overboard incident. The diminished MOB time in the water, by equipping the original vessel to offer rescue capabilities, ultimately increases response time and reduces fatalities.


Mooney Boats Ltd, Killybegs supplies and provides annual Servicing on the Mullion range of PFD’s from the COMPACT 150N automatic lifejacket to the  SOLAS approved 275N High Rise and 150N SOLAS High Tide, which are the latest product developments to the new higher standards approved by ISO and International Maritime Authorities. The one piece and two pieces Aquafloat flotation suits provide the very best in comfort, safety, and thermal protection at a very agreeable price.

The Mullion brand of lifejackets and floatation suits is the preferred choice of industrial fishermen, emergency services and for marine workers in commercial, private and public sector companies.

More information: Barry O’Hara

Mooney Boats Ltd., Shore Road, Killybegs,
Co. Donegal,

Call: +353 74 973 1152


Mullion Enquiries to Adrian Towey   or Tony Brown

Mullion Mullion

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