What are regulations for Davit Launch Liferaft as per SOLAS ?

Davit-launched inflatable liferaft

  • In addition to complying with the above requirements, a liferaft for use with an approved launching appliance shall when suspended from its lifting hook or bridle, withstand : 

(a) 4 times the mass of its full complement of persons and equipment, at an ambient temperature and a stabilized liferaft temperature of 20- 30 degree C with all relief valves inoperative, and 

(b) 1.1.times the mass of its full complement of persons and equipment at an ambient temperature and a stabilized liferaft temperature of  30 degree C with all relief valves operative.

  • Rigid containers for liferafts to be launched by a launching appliance shall be so secured that the container or part of its are prevented from falling into the sea during and after inflasion and launching of the contained liferaft. 

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