LH-140 Luffing davit for lifeboats

The Norsafe LH luffing davit is specifically designed for safe and efficient launch and retrieval of 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 IMO requirements.
The davit is designed for a compact installation. It can normally be installed within two decks, and the length and width will not need more space than the boat itself.

The system provides:

  • Gravity lowering of the loaded boat independent of external power supply.
  • Recovery of the empty boat with crew of 3.
  • Retrieval of the boat by manual hoisting.
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 : SWL 60,5kN max.. Adjusted to actual boat weight.
Max lowering : SWL 150kN 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° / ±10°
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  rescueboat  : TBA
Total power consumption max load lifeboat : 21kW Approx. May wary with different winches
Power supply : 380V to 420V and 690V / 3Ph / 50Hz 
440V to 480V and 690V / 3Ph / 60Hz
Heating element : 2 pcs. 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.