Essays about: "LIFEBOAT"

Found 3 essays containing the word LIFEBOAT.

  1. 1. A study on how to improve the mass evacuation at sea with the use of survival crafts

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Martin Pospolicki; [2017]
    Keywords : Evacuation; safety; passenger; ship; ferry; sea; survival craft; lifeboat; liferaft; SOLAS regulations; maritime; improvement; issues; problems; Norman Atlantic; Sorrento; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The development of maritime safety is often triggered by accidents. The purpose of this study is to learn how mass evacuation with survival crafts can be improved at sea, by reviewing the publicly available information from some of the most recent accidents. READ MORE

  2. 2. Testing and evaluation of lifeboat stability - Experimental stability testing and a study of the responsibility delegation between the parties involved in the classification process of life-saving appliances

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för sjöfart och marin teknik

    Author : Kristoffer Hagström; Mathias Nilsson; [2017]
    Keywords : ADMINISTRATION; EU; IMO; LIFEBOAT; LSA; MED; MSC; NOTIFIED BODY; SOLAS; STABILITY;

    Abstract : During a lifeboat training session, the authors experienced a lifeboat to be somewhat “on the edge” with regards to its stability, and an interest to practically test lifeboats’ stability and their compliance with the relevant requirements arose. This, together with the fact that one relatively newly manufactured and type-approved lifeboat was found to not fully comply with the relevant requirements in a recently performed test, despite having undergone and passed the regulated tests and evaluation in the classification process, prompted this study on stability and evaluation of lifeboat stability. READ MORE

  3. 3. The lifeboat - A study on how different practical operations is done with a lifeboat

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för sjöfart och marin teknik

    Author : Anja Divkovic; Henrik Dahlrot; [2015]
    Keywords : IMO; SOLAS; STCW; LSA; LIFEBOAT; IMMERSION SUIT; EMBARKATION; SEA ANCHOR; OARS; HTA;

    Abstract : This study investigates how various practical operations is carried out in a lifeboat, to compare how it performed during an experiment, with what regulations frameworks. To check if there is a difference between how works is done and how work is imagined to be done. READ MORE