C-140 cantilever davit for lifeboats

The Norsafe C- cantilever davit is specifically designed for safe and efficient launch and retrieval of partially and totally enclosed life boats. It is intended for long term, reliable operation in harsh and hazardous marine and offshore environments. The davit system is designed in accordance with latest SOLAS and classification society requirements.

The davit system comprises two fixed arms and an electrically powered winch operating two wire falls. The davit is intended lifeboats and rescueboats onboard platforms and similar installations where fixed davit arms offer the best solution.

Optional approval, according to latest SOLAS, for rescue function

The system provides:

  • Launch of life boat in maximum load condition.
  • Gravity lowering of the loaded life boat independent of external power supply.
  • Retrieval of life boat including crew with electric power.
  • Retrieval of the life boat by manual hand-cranking.
Structural steel S355 or equivalent
Outfitting steel : S235 or equivalent
Paint system : Sandblasted to Sa 2.5, painted with 1 x 50µ DFT Zink Epoxy Primer.
Optional painting according to customer requirement
Max lifting / lowering : SWL 140kN max.. Adjusted to actual boat weight.
Lifting speed : Approx. 5m/min
Dead Ship lowering speed : 50 - 60 m/min
Maximum operational list and trim : ±20° / ±20°
Operational temperature range : -20°C to +50°C

Winch data
Winch : Electric driven. SOLAS Approved
Hook distance between wirefalls  : Adjusted to boat size.

Power consumption
Total power consumption max load  : 33KW Approx. May wary with different winches
Power supply : 380V to 420V and 690V / 3Ph / 50Hz 
440V to 480V and 690V / 3Ph / 60Hz
Heating element : 220V / 25W in motor

Typical specification - subject to revision according to customer requirement.
All products subject to continuous review. Norsafe reserve the right to change specification without prior notice.