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Lifeboat Service de Mexico SA de CV

Norsafe in Mexico is known under the name Lifeboat Service de Mexico S.A de C.V. We are the sole provider of service, maintenance and original spare parts for Norsafe lifeboat systems in Mexico.

We have two main sites in Mexico:

Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche

Our main service site:

  • Our service engineers and the network of service stations can provide the annual, ad-hoc, or 5 year's inspection required according to regulations.
  • During this inspection we check the complete installation with emphasis on the mechanical, hydraulically and electrical parts and that every aspect is within the specification.
  • All functions and every part of the rescue systems are tested, and any defect or discrepancy is rectified.


  • 60 employees
  • 5 teams with 10 men each performs the services on the oil rigs and boats
  • 10 employees in the administration

As of today we:

  • Have a long term collaboration with the national oil company Pemex where we provide services on existing Lifeboats on the fields Cantarell, Ku-Maloob-Zaap and Abkatun.
  • Provide services on existing lifeboats in the merchant fleet and other privately owned boats and oil rigs involved in the Mexican oil industry.
Our service, in order to have the systems in optimal operating conditions within the regulations and procedures and other applicable safety and environmental rules, includes:
  • Inspection of boats and davits
  • Supply and installation of parts
  • Supply of emergency equipment
  • Weight and NDT tests
  • Navigation test
  • Certifications

San Luis Potosi, S.L.P.

  • We have recently acquired a property in the industrial zone in San Luis Potosi
  • This property will be fitted to become a certified Lifeboat service station and a production facility
  • Certified Lifeboat service station
  • We can now enter the private shipping market and offer maintenance service on lifeboat systems on privately owned merchant ships and oil rigs
  • The lifeboat service station can provide following services:
  • Refurbishment, upgrading and repair
  • Complete rebuilding of lifeboats and davits
  • Fitting of release hook, including installation of latest Norsafe TOR MK2 hook
  • Engine/water jet overhaul or replacement
  • Fitting of improved starting system
  • Upgrade of electrical systems
  • Refurbishment of GRP structure including accident repair
  • Fitting of new and improved sprinkler system
  • Fitting of steering nozzle to replace spade rudder for increased power and maneuverability
  • Fitting of bow thrusters to increase maneuverability
  • Service or refurbishment of complete davit systems including winches

Production facility:
Facilities will be refurbished and equipped for lifeboat and davit production and will also be able to produce a vast array of other Norsafe boats and products.

Ciduad del Carmen office













San Luid Potosi Office and Factory