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What maintenance required on a Life Raft?

03 Nov '18, 02:23

Nov. 3, 2018, 2:23 a.m.
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Visual inspection

  1. Liferaft container for any cracks and deterioration.
  2. Marking are visible to identified (ship's name and reg.,serial no.).
  3. Stain or dirt on the container.
  4. Attachment and storage condition. Check base for wear and damage.
  5. Expiration date. As per survey.
  6. Presence of liferafts launching instruction.
  7. Check painter for deterioration.

Hydrostatic Release Unit

  1. Check hydrostatic release condition.
  2. Lubricate on grease parts.
  3. Check for corrosion, dirt, other foreign matters.
  4. Check for foreign object or obstruction around the parameter.

Shore service:

  1. To be service by approve shore firm ,every 12 months and extendable up to 17 months.
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