Approved Liferaft Servicing Stations
SOLAS Regulation III/20.8 requires that every inflatable liferaft shall be serviced:
- At intervals not exceeding 12 months, provided where in any case this is impracticable, the Administration may extend this period to 17 months；and
- At an approved servicing station which is competent to service them, maintains proper servicing facilities and used only properly trained personnel. Please refer to the Recommendation on Conditions for the Approval of Servicing Stations for Inflatable Liferafts adopted by the International Maritime Organisation by resolution A.761(18), as amended by resolution MSC.55(66)
Information on liferaft servicing stations approved by the MPA can be found here (.pdf, 388 KB).