The no. and location of life buoys on your ship can always be found in the “fire control and safety plan” of the ship which is always posted on bridge & other conspicuous places.
According to SOLAS CH III, regulation 7.2.3:
Minimum carrying requirements:-
- Each person onboard must have his personal life jacket +
- Extra life jacket for the watch keepers (bridge & ECR) &
- Sufficient number of immersion suits at remotely situated survival craft (exact numbers not mentioned)
- Child lifejacket – 10% of total number of passengers or one for each child whichever is more