liferaft handling crane

This section contains all information about liferaft cranes. The group name of Lms.-type liferaft cranes represents the simplest execution of slewing cranes for liferafts available: with manually driven slewing features. The systems are in full accordance with the present SOLAS-rules and are MED-certified.



Each liferaft system consists of:

  • Pedestal suitable for welding to deck
  • Column with integrated manually driven slewing gear
  • Arm in box shape construction
  • Liferaft winch with centrifugal brake
  • Wire rope in galvanized (anti-corrosion) non-rotating steel
  • Automatic release stainless steel hook
  • Remote control of the stop-go type


The NARWHAL rescue boats have passed successfully the SOLAS most demanding tests, in order to achieve SOLAS approval, guarantying that the boats can perform their role as rescue boats even in the most adverse conditions.