Heerema crane vessel to carry Harding lifeboats

Offshore staff

SEIMSFOSS, Norway – Harding has a contract to supply nine FF1200 freefall lifeboat systems with LA1200H and LA1200HO skid launch davits.

These will be installed on Heerema Offshore Servicessemisubmersible crane vessel Sleipnir, to be built by Sembcorp Marine at its Tuas Boulevard yard in Singapore.

Harding’s regional sales manager Oddgeir Mælen said: “The new crane vessel will serve worldwide, so a number of relevant international standards had to be considered when selecting life-saving equipment.”

FF1200 is a 70-person freefall lifeboat designed to comply with DNV OS E-406 standards, said to be the most stringent in the industry.


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