|Desription||2.5KG Lifebuoy||4.3KG Lifebuoy|
|Shell||High Density Polyetylene||High Density Polyetylene|
|Buoyancy Material||Polyurethane Foam||Polyurethane Foam|
Normally made from polyethylene outer skin and polyurethane foam inner core.
Cargo ships shall carry no less than the number or lifebuoys complying with the requirements of SOLAS described in the table below. In compliance with requirements it is fitted with a buoyant line.
When being in used for operating the quick-release arrangement provided for the self-activated smoke signals and self-igniting lights, the lifebuoy have a mass sufficient to operate the quick-release arrangement or 4.3kgs, whichever is the greater.
1. 1996 Amendments of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea 1974.
2. MSC.48(66) the International Life-saving Appliance Code and MSC.207(81).
3. MSC.81(70) Revised Recommendation on Testing of Life-saving Appliance and MSC.226(82), MSC.200(80).
Required Quantity by Regulation 27:
|Length of ship||Numbers of Lifebuoy|
|Under 100 meter||8 Pcs|
|100 and under 150||10 Pcs|
|150 and under 200||12 Pcs|
|200 and over||14 pcs|