WATERCRAFT/SCHAT SURVIVAL SYSTEM FOR OFFSHORE OIL RIG INSTALLATIONS
A survival craft for use on offshore oil rig installations is described. These craft are completely enclosed, with both hull and canopy constructed of glassfibre with fire resistant additives in the resin mixture. The boat is self-righting, has a water-cooled diesel engine giving a maximum speed of six knots, and also has a compressed air supply. Results of fire resistance tests, the launching system, and the operation of the entire system are all given and explained in the article.
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Benn Brothers Marine Publications LimitedLyon Tower, 125 High Street, Colliers Wood
London SW19 2JN, England
- Publication Date: 1973-7
- Pagination: 2 p.
- TRT Terms: Glass fiber reinforced plastics; Lifeboats; Offshore drilling platforms; Rescue equipment; Safety equipment; Survival
- Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00056726
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM