Marine Link
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Schat-Harding Lifeboat Upgrade

May 14, 2009

Schat-Harding, has been contracted by the oil major which operates the Ekofisk field to refurbish nine lifeboats. The boats, all in use on platforms in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, will to be upgraded to meet today’s regulations and standards with regards to stability. The boats will also be refitted with modern Schat-Harding LHR6 stainless steel on-load release hooks. The LHR6 wearless cam hook system is the safest on-load release hook in production.

The boats are MCR28 and MCR30 conventional davit launched types, built by Harding Safety in the 1980s. One by one, they will be transported to Schat-Harding’s Seimfoss factory. The work started in March 2009 and will be completed in a period of around 40 weeks.



Maritime Reporter Magazine Cover Sep 2016 - Maritime & Ship Security

Maritime Reporter and Engineering News’ first edition was published in New York City in 1883 and became our flagship publication in 1939. It is the world’s largest audited circulation magazine serving the global maritime industry, delivering more insightful editorial and news to more industry decision makers than any other source.

Subscribe
Maritime Reporter E-News subscription

Maritime Reporter E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

Subscribe for Maritime Reporter E-News