Marine Lifebuoy

2.5kg LifeBuoy

4.3kg Lifebuoy

Table Sheet

Desription 2.5KG Lifebuoy 4.3KG Lifebuoy
Model 5556-I 5556
Outside Diameter 725mm 755mm
Inner Diameter 445mm 455mm
Thickness 105mm 105mm
Buoyancy ≥14.5KG ≥14.5KG
Shell High Density Polyetylene High Density Polyetylene
Buoyancy Material Polyurethane Foam Polyurethane Foam
Certificate Available CCS CCS

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.

Approval Standard:
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