Offshore lifesaving equipment is necessary for day to day operations because the ocean can be rough. This is why it is a tricky place to work and live. Storms and a harsh environment are the reasons behind countless of accidents that have claimed the lives of many sailors. In order to reduce these accidents, or at least give a crewmember a fighting chance, SOLAS was founded, back in 1914. SOLAS stands for Safety of Life at Sea, and it consists out of a set of rules and regulation that is applicable to all ships, oil platforms and even custom works boats. SOLAS obligates ships, for instance, to carry rescue boats. Euro Offshore BV is a company that is specialized in all of the lifesaving equipment that your ship is required to carry.
Various important pieces of offshore lifesaving equipment
Are you and your employees working in the offshore market? Then you and they are subjected to harsh and sometimes dangerous conditions. Nautical rules and regulations therefore state that every large vessel is required to carry lifesaving equipment such as rescue boats and suspension systems such as davits and hook release systems, which are capable of lowering rescue vessels or safest custom works boats in an instant. By choosing the right company, you can opt for the possibility of having your lifesaving equipment custom made, or tweaked in such a way that it fits your needs perfectly. Euro Offshore is such a company and they can help you get any and all required lifesaving equipment.
Lifesaving equipment that makes working offshore a lot safer
Storms and cold weather are not the only things that makes the offshore business a risky place to work. However, these factors contribute to the reputation of the business. What makes working offshore particularly risky is the corrosive environment. The combination of salt and water, great temperature drops and, sometimes, bad maintenance, can be a dangerous one. Faulty equipment can cause very dangerous situations, so proper lifesaving equipment is of the utmost importance. Choose a company with a lot of experience when it comes to building lifesaving equipment and custom works boats, your life may very well depend on it someday.