Smartphone search and rescue app wins coastguard contract

Smartphone search and rescue app wins coastguard contract
John Murphy, joint chief executive of 8 West Consulting in Cork Pic: John Allen

8 West’s SafeTrx app has been used by more than 180,000 people in 12 countries so far

A vessel-tracking app for search and rescue missions has netted Cork company 8 West Consulting a new contract with Her Majesty’s Coastguard (HMCG) in Britain.

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