Thursday, May 8, 2008
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Incident Photo Of The Week – Lifeboat Bottle Explosion

The Marine Safety Forum gives us information on this lifeboat air bottle explosion: A gas bottle exploded in a lifeboat of a vessel during the process of charging it up...

May 8, 2008
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Sunday, December 30, 2007
Video

Launching Of A Free-Fall Lifeboat

. Here’s the arial view; . Finally, here’s how they test these boats: . For more info on the history behind these types of lifeboats visit NOVA’s “Pioneers of Survival...

December 30, 2007
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Sunday, November 18, 2007
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Lifeboat Davit Testing

Traditionally lifeboat davits were tested using sand bags and a crew of strong AB’s. More recently water bags began to be used making the job considerably easier… you simply place...

November 18, 2007
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