Updated: Jun 17, 2021
Static test of Life Boat
Done 5 yearly
Loaded to not less than 1.5 times the max brake holding capacity of davit
Test For Deformation
The dynamic test of Life Boat
Done 5 yearly.
Loaded to not less than 1.1 times the max brake holding capacity of davit
Released at max lowering speed tested for deformation.
These tests are only done in drydock
It is done annually by a company representative with no crew onboard Life Boat