Weatherdock AG was awarded with Bavarian Export Award 2018 and continous the story of success

The year 2018 will become very important in Weatherdock's company history. All the international projects and all the efforts within have been rewarded with The Bavarian Export Award 2018 in category "Industry"

Award (PresseBox) ( Nürnberg, )
Personal rescue beacons with the size of a smartphone which can be integrated into an automatic life jacket self-inflating in event of emergency - this is what every crewmen wants to have. These whishes can be fullfilled by the easyRESCUE devices from Weatherdock AG since a few years ago.

Current GPS Position via VHF - for fastest rescue possible

In event of Man over Board emergency, the easyRESCUE is activated automatically and starts transmitting a world wide standarized emergency signal including current GPS position as well as information of course and speed over ground the victim might drift in a current. This signal can be received at his own vessel as well as all vessels in the vicinity of up to 15 nautical miles which is approx. 20 km and displayed on an electronical chart plotter. This immediate reception enables to realize rescue missions as soon as possible, even for non-rescue-organization-boats.

International Authorities and Rescue Organizations

In addition to the pleassure boaters, a huge amount of international authorites, e.g. the German DGzRS, the Dutch KNRM, the Danish Coast Guard, Spanish Aduana and Coast Guard, the German Navy as well as Navys of Danmark, the Netherlands, Belgium and Taiwan and the Singapore Water Police are convinced customers and users of the AIS personal locating beacon easyRESCUE.

Bavarian Technology for the worlds oceans: vmsTRACK-PRO

This sentence fits totally Weatherdock's characteristics. Parallel to the personal locating beacon easyRESCUE, there is the palm-sized VHF based locator vmsTRACK-PRO with a world wide sales coverage. The small unit, with a size of a smartphone as well, enables persistant position reporting of a vessel with additional ship information, transmitted in real-time. The vmsTRACK-PRO is used by authorities for coastal surveillance and border control, but also for fishery to track all the small artisanal fishing vessels.

Story of Success continous

The successfull story of Weatherdock starts in 2008 by winning the "Founder Award" of the Chamber of Commerce of Nuremberg. In 2012 the German tinkerer were awarded with the "SAILING Award" presented by the German SAILING Magazine. The readers have nomineed the easyRESCUE in category "Safety" - a real public choice. Three times in a row starting in 2016  Weatherdock was among the 100 best mid-sized companies, chosen from the Oskar-Patzelt-Foundation for the anual "Great Award for small-firm sector companies" out of more than 12,000 applicants.

Export Rate is over-average

Within the last years, Weatherdock with its headquarter in the northern part of Nuremberg, comes along with export ratio of 80% and more. The Bavarian Export Award 2018 is the result - and a gift.

"We are very happy and proud of this award", says Alfred Kotoucze-Zeise, speakerman of the board of Weatherdock AG. He continous: "It shows that we are on the right way. Most of the time it was a long and winding road, but we never gave up - and also won't in the future!"
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