SW45 Davit Rig Type for GES 45 Freefall

The Norsafe SW- davit is specifically designed for safe and efficient launch and retrieval of Norsafe free fall lifeboats. 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. 

he Norsafe SW- davit is specifically designed for safe and efficient launch and retrieval of Norsafe free fall lifeboats. 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 and Norsok R-002 September 2012 Edition.

The system consists of a skidway structure and a cannopy structure where the winch, HPU and lifting equipment are accomodated. The lifeboat can be either lowered to or retrieved from the sea vertically as the davit structure is bottomless. The winch platform provides safe and sufficient access to all equipment requiring maintenance. 

The Norsafe SW- davit is specifically designed for safe and efficient launch and retrieval of Norsafe free fall lifeboats. 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 and Norsok R-002 September 2012 Edition.

The system consists of a skidway structure and a cannopy structure where the winch, HPU and lifting equipment are accomodated. The lifeboat can be either lowered to or retrieved from the sea vertically as the davit structure is bottomless. The winch platform provides safe and sufficient access to all equipment requiring maintenance. 

The system provides:

  • Free fall launch of the fully loaded lifeboat.
  • Free fall launch of the fully loaded lifeboat with 20º list and 10º trim, completely
    independent of any power supply.
  • Recovery of the boat.

GA drawing for GES 45MKIII freefall boat in SW45 davit, click here.

Materials    
Structural steel : S355 or equivalent suitable for -20ºC
Outfitting steel : S235 or equivalent suitable for -20ºC
Paint system : Sandblasted to Sa 2.5, painted with 1 x 50µ DFT Zink Epoxy Primer
Optional painting according to customer requirement
Capacity    
Max Lifting : 22.000 + 10% overweight.
Lifting speed Lifeboat : 0-50% of RCP 26 m/min.
50-100% of RCP 12 m/min.
Maximun operational list and trim : ±20° / ±10°
Operational temperature range : -20°C to +50°C

Winch data
 
Winch : Hydraulic driven. SOLAS Approved

Power consumption
   
Total power consumption max load lifeboat : TBA
Power supply : 380V to 420V and 690V / 3Ph / 50Hz
440V to 480V and 690V / 3Ph / 60Hz
Heating element : 220V in motor

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