Marine Evacuation Systems

With over 90 years’ industry experience, Survitec is the market leader in the design and manufacture of marine safety equipment. Our mission is to continually strengthen our position as leading global supplier to the maritime industry through customer focus, product and service excellence and technical innovation.

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 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. 

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 Wheel

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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MES Services

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

Marin Ark 1

Marin Ark 2

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
System
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.

  • Following a quotation request, experienced members of our team would gather all the technical information required for the project.
  • A structured proposal would then be prepared which would include the following:

    Survitec MES icon Survitec handshake icon  Survitec technical doc icon
    Conceptual
    arrangement
    drawing of the MES
    Scope of supply and price,
    to include Commercial
    Conditions
    Technical
    documentation of the
    supplied equipment
     
  • Upon receipt of the order, the Survitec engineer will prepare and issue an initial general arrangement drawing with full details of the equipment and their proposed position
  • The documents will then be sent to the customer for approval before commencement of the equipment production and supply
  • Once complete we would then look to move onto the delivery and commissioning phase
  • The delivery and commissioning phase will consist of all or some of the following depending on your requirements:
    Survitec MES Vessel icon Survitec harbour trial icon Survitec crew icon Survitec repacking icon
    Installing the MES
    onboard the vessel
    Performing a harbour
    trial deployment
    Briefing of the crew members Re-packing and reinstalling the deployed equipment

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