• Graham Feddersen

Marine Link - February 1, 2019




Harken Industrial to manufacture and distribute C-Hero Man Overboard Rescue System


“... The USCG (SubM) option boats are required to perform a MOB drill for the USCG at the time of COI. In 137.215 (4) a surveyor has to examine systems in support of drills and training to ensure that it operates as intended. In response, the C-Hero MOB system can be an incredibly simple and affordable solution to that challenge.


C-Hero founder Shane Smith, worked for more than 30 years as a tug captain performing coastwise towing, pushing barges on the rivers, and ship docking on San Francisco Bay. He has operated push boats, conventional, and tractor tugs. Importantly, Smith spent the next part of his career training captains and helping companies go through internal and external audits of their marine safety management systems (SMS).


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