Iran to produce signal buoy

Iran Materials 21 December 2009 20:37 (UTC +04:00)

Producing the first national warning buoy (floating beacon of navigation fence of sea routes) in Iran will begin after 18 months, said the director of the marine beacon department of the center on marine scientific research and technology of submarines at Esfahan Industry University of Iran Said Shabani, Iranian MEHR news agency reported.

According to Shabani, a contract has already been signed for the production of the first national warning buoy. "Sinking into the seabed, the signal buoys will collect information on the density, temperature and pressure of seawater and transmit collected information to the scientists through satellite. This will make a significant contribution to the development of navigation in the country," said Shabani.

He said that according to the contract, Isfahan Industry University will start producing the first national warning buoy in the next 18 months. He also added that most parts of the signal buoy were produced in the country.