Self Righting Liferaft
Operation instructions for launching and boarding life raft1. Unplug the safety pin on the raft frame, and manually open the manual release device of the hydrostatic pressure releaser (unlock the automatic inflation system).2. Untie the cable tied to the automatic release device.3. Untie the fixed r
1. The inflatable life raft is packed in a FRP container/valise which is normally fastened to the rack fitted near ship's side. The painter leading from the valise or container is to be secured on the hydro-static release unit.2.When launching, release the HRU unit and let the liferaft launching fre
Life rafts was an important safety requirement on ships. In their absence, marine fatalities could occur which otherwise could have been prevented. Ships, large boats, and other marine vessels incorporate the usage of life rafts, making them indispensable in the nature of marine vessel operations.
There are usually two decoupling devices on the boom, one for connecting the rescue boat and the other for connecting the life raft. Responsible crew members should pay attention to their daily maintenance to ensure that they are always available.1). Releasing of the rescue boat when the power is of