Liferafts - re-inspection & supply

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We carry out servicing, survey and annual re-inspection of liferafts manufactured by Survitec Group: RFD Beaufort, DSB, Zodiac (Survitec SAS).

RFD BeaufortDSB (Deutsche Schlauchboot GmbH), Zodiac are the world known companies at the forefront of survival technology.
Annual re-inspection is carried out in compliance with requirements of IMO A. 761 (18), with issuing of an ISSETA certificate

We also provide supply with new liferafts for ship owners and shipbuilding companies, including to shipyards for installtion on newbuildings.


We offer the following throw over board (TO) and davit launch (DL) liferafts:
- 4 persons TO
- 6 persons TO
- 8 persons TO
- 10 persons TO
- 12 persons TO
- 12 persons DL
- 16 persons TO
- 16 persons DL
- 20 persons TO
- 20 persons DL
- 25 persons TO
- 25 persons DL

All main types of liferafts are in our stock in St. Petersburg. Also, liferafts can be supplied on order.

RFD (Surviva), DSB and Zodiac liferafts are in full compliance with SOLAS requirements and hold approvals from all major international marine authorities, including RS Russia, MED (LR), NDM Norway, Transport Canada, AMSA Sustralia, US Coast Guard, MSA New Zealand. Qality management system is compliant with BS EN ISO 9001 2000.

RFD (Surviva) and DSB liferafts can be used on all types of commercial, leisure and military crafts. They incorporate the latest design and manufacturing techniques, making them the ultimate commercial liferafts.

The below advantages make RFD (Surviva), DSB and Zodiac liferafts the most reliable and attractive::

Convenience:

  • Lightweight in comparison to alternatives
  • Simple to move and install

Reliability:

  • Corrosion and abrasion resistant, lightweight polyurethane (PU) coated nylon materials
  • Operational life – over 20 years

Stability:

  • High volume, weighted water pockets
  • Large, anti-tangle drogue
  • Aerodynamically designed canopy

Insulation:

  • Double skinned canopy
  • Foam insulated floor
  • Simple to close, weather-tight door

Visibility:

  • High visibility canopy
  • High visibility non-inflatable rigid boarding ramp
  • Automatic drycell sea light
  • Retro-reflective panels

Emergency Packs:

  • Come complete with either A or B type emergency packs which conform to the SOLAS, Chapter III and Amendments

Stowage:

  • Surviva liferafts are stowaged in glass reinforced plastic (GRP) containers which can be secured into specifically designed, deck cradles
  • Minimal diameter of cylindric container and low weight in comparison to many other liferafts allow the optimal use of deck space and take into consideration special requirements of customers and Class Societies

Auxiliary equipment:

  • Deck cradles
  • Hydrostatic release units
  • Radar reflectors
  • Automatic release hooks (davit launch version)
  • EPIRBs (Emergency Positioning Indicating Radio Beacons)