Ships and marine technology - Launching appliances for free-fall lifeboats
|Publication Date:||15 March 2008|
|ICS Code (Deck equipment and installations):||47.020.50|
This International Standard defines certain terms for launching appliances for free-fall lifeboats (hereinafter simply referred to as free-fall launching appliances) and specifies the requirements for design, construction, acceptance, examination, performance, operation and maintenance.
This International Standard is applicable to the launching appliances which use inclined ramps to launch free-fall lifeboats (hereinafter simply referred to as lifeboats) from ships and from offshore platforms.