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Lifeboat Safety

Lifeboat Safety

Bahamas Requirements

This Notice applies to:

i. All ships fitted with survival craft launching appliances as referred to in Regulation 20.11.1 of SOLAS Chapter III.

ii. All ships’ lifeboats and rescue boats fitted with on-load release gear as referred to in Regulation 20.11.2 of SOLAS Chapter III;

iii. All ships’ davit launched liferaft automatic release hooks as referred to in Regulation 20.11.3 of SOLAS Chapter III.

The issue of lifeboat safety has been the focus of considerable efforts over several years at the International Maritime Organization (IMO). A large amount of information has been issued to assist Companies1 in enhancing safety when conducting abandon ship drills with lifeboats.
Posted: Nov 9, 2023,
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