Throw Overboard LiferaftsThrow overboard liferaft
are propped into the water using the free-fall method. Liferafts of this type are most often installed on passenger ships, as well as on cargo ships of less than 500 vessel tons.
The use of throw overboard liferaft ensures simple and reliable operation in difficult conditions with strong storms, winds and other high-impact weather events. This is especially important for smaller boats that are more prone to rolling, mainly due to size. This type of raft creates some difficulties when landing. it must be done after the liferaft is opened in the water.
Throw overboard liferafts must withstand dropping into the water from a height of 18 m, as well as multiple jumps of people directly into the raft from a height of 4.5 m, both with the awning raised and without it.
Meets the Requirements of 6.1, 6.8, 6.9, Part II of the Rules for the Equipment of Sea-Going Ships
, 1.2, 4.1, 4.2 of the LSA Code as amended, IMO Resolutions MSC.218 (82), 293 (87) and IMO MCS.81 (70), 226 (82 ).