Survitec is now the world’s largest maritime safety business, covering a vast range of safety products, services and systems. Having made significant company acquisitions since 2015, Survitec are now one of the world leading safety equipment manufacture for lifeboats covering initial supply, service, inspection, maintenance, testing and re-hooking requirements, all in accordance with the latest approval standards.

In addition, our extensive global network means we can provide you with a local service in a location convenient to you.


  • Keeping you compliant and safe to sail - a reputable and certified safety supplier with over 25 years’ global experience
  • Flexible vessel and port arrangement with a growing team of over 90 service engineers available globally - if an engineer is not available at your local port we can send out
  • Competitively priced for quality and peace of mind
  • Multibrand lifeboat service provider allowing us to carry out the work required for all your lifeboat types and brand
  • Improve your operational efficiency – let Survitec service your complete safety portfolio including life rafts, fire systems and personal lifesaving equipment. Our cross-trained service engineers help to advance your operational efficiency
  • Minimise the burden of administration – let Survitec handle your ‘due date monitoring’ process
  • One point of contact for all of your requests, logistics and invoice details


Survitec Lifeboat Inspection

Lifeboat Inspections

Using our well trained and experienced lifeboat engineers we are able to meet both your annual and 5-year inspection requirements. This includes overload testing, LRRS and launching appliance maintenance and overhaul, and a full range of new lifeboat and davit supply and commissioning. These activities are completed in accordance with SOLAS III and IMO requirements, under our Classification Societies and Flag States’ approvals, assuring our customers we meet and surpass the statutory requirements.

Survitec Re-Hooking


In accordance with the latest re-hooking regulation update, MSC.1 / Circ. 1392, referencing lifeboat release hooks we are able to replace your lifeboat hooks to ensure you are compliant with the new SOLAS approval standard (MSC.320 & 321(89)). Our Safelaunch and RocLoc hook replacement options are known for being robust, easy to maintain and unambiguous operation. As a class approved re-hooking service provider we can fit our hooks onto any lifeboat.

Survitec Service & Maintenance

Service & Maintenance

Survitec offers class leading capabilities in the preventative maintenance and overhaul of your lifeboat. Our service covers every aspect from the lifeboat itself, spare parts, refurbishments, LRRS and launching appliances. Our well trained and experienced service engineers are able to deliver these services aboard your vessel or within our conveniently positioned and equipped workshops.

Survitec Refurbishment


We have a comprehensive refurbishment, repair and upgrade capability for lifeboats, davits and winches using our in house engineering facilities and experienced engineers. We carry out all design, drawing and Class submissions to offer you a complete package from inception to completion.

Survitec Spare Parts

Spare Parts

We can provide both original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and standard spare parts to suit your requirements as necessary.

Survitec Lifeboats


A detailed map showing the location of our service engineers can be viewed below.

 Survitec Lifeboat Inspection Map



Flag State and Classification Society approved

Survitec are the acknowledged leaders of both Flag State and Classification society approval standards, our comprehensive list of Class and Flag approvals qualifies us to service any brand of lifeboats and can therefore meet the requirements of the industry in their statutory responsibilities for service & inspection needs whatever your fleet. Furthermore this is backed up by our Scottish Qualification Authority ‘(SQA)’ approved training school and ISO 9001:2015 accredited QA Management System.

Our extensive list of class & flag state approvals include:

  • DNV-GL
  • American Bureau Shipping (ABS)
  • RINA
  • Bureau Veritas BV
  • Lloyds Register
  • Over 30 Flag State Approvals


SOLAS chapter III, MSC.1 / Circ.1206. Rev.1 and IMO MSC.1 / Circ 1277.
This approval confirms our multi brand class approval and enables us to meet your re-hooking requirements and complete your annual and 5-year inspections.  We are proud at Survitec that we not only meet these requirements but exceed them. 

Survitec Lifeboat Inspection Approvals

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