GME-brand EPIRB Safety Alert

Please be advised that Standard Communications Pty Ltd. has issued a Safety Alert (attached) relating to its GME-brand emergency position indicating radio beacons (EPIRBs).

The following GME EPIRB models, manufactured between 2005 and 2010, have been identified as being at risk of failure: GME MT400; GME MT401; GME MT406G; GME MT401FF; GME MT403/G; and GMEMT403FF/FG.

Owners and operators of vessels which are fitted with any GME-brand EPIRB should test the beacon immediately as detailed in the attached Safety Alert.