The Survival Systems International Lifeboat Capsule System

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Lifeboat Capsules

Survival Systems International specialise in the design, manufacture and world-wide delivery of lifeboat capsule systems.

With their specifically designed safety features, stable hook design and safer recovery from water, not only are SSI lifeboat capsules safer in emergency evacuations but safer in training and maintenance.

Since building the first lifeboat specifically designed for offshore evacuation in 1968, SSI’s single cable capsule has been used in over 60 emergency evacuations and safely evacuated more than 2000 offshore workers.

Specifically Designed for Rigs & Platforms

The SSI Capsule is the only lifeboat designed specifically for the offshore oil worker’s use and safety; it is not an adapted ship’s lifeboat that has been designed for seamen. Single cable capsules do not go on ships, they are specifically designed for, and used by, offshore rigs and platforms.

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Single lifeboat Cable

Single Cable Advantages

Survival Systems International’s Capsules utilise a single cable for raising and lowering due to the significant safety advantages that it offers. The fundamental function of raising and lowering a weight is easier, more logical and safer using a single point and a single cable.

Superior Hook Design

SSI’s lrrs lifeboat hook is a stable design where the weight of the boat holds the hook closed when under load.

What does this mean? When the lifeboat is in the air, the SSI hook inherently wants to stay closed unlike other hook designs that want to open. This makes the SSI hook the safest lifeboat hook in its class.

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Superior Structural Strength

The SSI lifeboat capsule has superior structural strength with its central core design, oval shape and use of fire retardant vinyl ester resin throughout.

Superior Lifeboat Maneuverability

The lifeboat capsule’s oval shape allows for superior maneuverability in the water. Plus, its beam to length ratio provides enhanced stability in rough seas.

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lifeboat safer recovery

Safer Recovery

A lifeboat single point connection combined with enhanced helmsman visibility and superior manoeuvrability make the SSI lifeboat capsules faster, safer and simpler to recover.

Products: Lifeboat Capsule Systems

From 21 man to 80 man, we cover all sizes, budgets and needs
21 man lifeboat capsule uk

• CA2100 Capsule
• Single Hook / Single Cable
• PL2100 Hold and Launch Platform
• W1400 Winch Assembly

36 man lifeboat capsule

• CA3600 Capsule
• Single Hook / Single Cable
• PL3401 Hold and Launch Platform 
• W2800 Winch Assembly

60 man lifeboat capsule

• CA6000 Capsule
• Single Hook / Single Cable
• PL5000 Hold and Launch Platform 
• W5000 Winch Assembly

80 man lifeboat capsule

• CA8000 Capsule
• Single Hook / Single Cable
• PL8000 Hold and Launch Platform 

Lifeboat Capsule System General Enquiry Form

If you have a general enquiry with regards one of our Lifeboat Capsule Systems please fill in the enquiry form below and we will reply with 48 hours.

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