07183913 is referenced by 6 patents and cites 22 patents.

A method comprises providing a container having a first container portion and a second container portion, placing an inflatable life raft within the container, placing a transmitter mechanism adjacent the container, and automatically detecting whether a tamper condition has occurred. The tamper condition comprises at least one of the following: removal of the life raft from the container; an increase in distance between the first and second container portions; and a change in position of at least a portion of the life raft relative to one of the portions of the container. The transmitter mechanism is adapted and configured to transmit a signal upon the detection of the tamper condition.

Title
Life raft container security system and method
Application Number
10/449325
Publication Number
7183913 (B2)
Application Date
May 30, 2003
Publication Date
February 27, 2007
Inventor
Kevin Brophy
Baltimore
MD, US
Frank Hornig
Annapolis
MD, US
C Duff Hughes
Baltimore
MD, US
Agent
Thompson Coburn
Assignee
Vane Line Bunkering
MD, US
IPC
G08B 13/14
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