Marine Evacuation Systems
Providing Critical Safety Solutions
Protecting over 1 million lives everyday
Throughout our 160-year history, survitec has remained at the forefront of innovation, design and application engineering.
When it comes to safety, Survitec is uncompromising. From the conception of products through to delivery and installation, passenger safety is of paramount importance. This philosophy has ensured that throughout our 160+ years of industry experience, Survitec remains the world’s market leading manufacturer of safety and survival products. Our design teams work tirelessly to continuously improve and extend our MES range of products. The result - a MES portfolio to suit any operator requirements, making Survitec the supplier of choice for many cruise operators globally.
Survitec MES Products
The Marine Evacuation range of products epitomises everything that Survitec stands for - quality products, offering unparalleled safety coupled with real value for money. No other evacuation system in the world comes close to the superior design of Survitec’s Marine Evacuation Systems (MES) - designed alongside our fully reversible liferafts and fully enclosed evacuation slides and chutes, all stowed in one complete evacuation unit on your vessel.
Our portfolio includes:
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In addition we offer an unmatched after sales service, our extensive range of services will ensure the customer is fully supported throughout the supply process. Such services include full consultation and technical services, provision of on-board solutions, all supporting technical documentation for Class & Flag approval, and regulatory compliance. Through our extensive servicing network we are also able to deliver your servicing requirements at a location convenient for you.
In support of this mission we provide customers with:
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Choosing the right Marine Evacuation System
Each installation of an MES system is custom-made to suit your vessel requirements. Considerations include vessel weight, type, evacuation height and number of passengers. MES options are available to suit your specific requirements across small vessels, ferries, larger passenger and cruise ships.
|MES SYSTEMS||BEST SUITED FOR||ADVANTAGES||APPROVALS|
|Easyscape Slide||Ferries and high speed vessels requiring a relatively lightweight system such as catamarans||Lightest system available and can deploy from freeboard heights up to 3.8 metres||SCG, TC, SOLAS, EC/MED|
|Superslide||High speed vessels requiring a relatively lightweight system such as fast ferries and catamarans||Lightest system available and can deploy from freeboard heights up to 12.5 metres||SCG, TC, SOLAS, EC/MED|
|Large vessels with highfreeboard decks, ferries, naval vessels and world-leading ships in the cruise industry||High degree of functionality - twin chutes with fewer liferafts, requires minimal crew to activate and can deploy from up to 28 metres||SOLAS, EC/MED, TC|
|Marin Ark 109||Vessels with freeboard up to 7 metres||Robust Fully Reversible Liferafts with mini slide option||LR MED|
|Brude Evacuation System Chute||Ferries, RoPax, Cruise Ships andfor Special Purpose Ships (Brude MES Chute SPS)||Most established technology (vertical chute) with many years of success and can deploy from up to 26 metres||USCG, TC, SOLAS, EC/MED|
|DBC Evacuation Chute
|Medium to higher freeboard height vessels||Low cost, easy to retrofit, no electical or hydraulics required||TC, USCG, EC MED|
MES Supply Process
Survitec is the primary design authority for MES having continuously evolved this essential Life Saving Appliance over the last 30 years. With over almost 2000 MES units, onboard 750+ vessels worldwide, Survitec continues to demonstrate its market leading position as a supplier of reliable MES solutions.
Our extensive range of services will ensure the customer is fully supported throughout the supply process. Such services include full consultation and technical services, provision of on-board solution, all supporting technical documentation for class & flag approval, and regulatory compliance.
The service we offer will vary from customer to customer to ensure we cater to your bespoke needs however a typical supply would include the following stages as detailed below.
drawing of the MES
|Scope of supply and price,
to include Commercial
documentation of the
|Installing the MES
onboard the vessel
|Performing a harbour
|Briefing of the crew members||Re-packing and reinstalling the deployed equipment|