Lifeboat Davits

Lifeboat davits

Hydraulic pivoting davit for lifeboats

PFH series

  • Hydraulic pivoting davit provided with self-contained HPU
  • Ideal for situations where height restrictions apply
  • Modular built system, easy to install
  • Foldable davit arms for easy transportation
  • Main components installed on the davit foundation frames
Totally enclosed davit system with all components protected inside the structure

NPD series

  • Hydraulic pivoting and hydraulic hoisting/lowering
  • Easy to install (plug and play)
  • Fitted with several inspection/maintenance hatches for easy access to all equipment built inside
  • Totally enclosed davit system, components protected from all weather conditions
Innovative roof mounted telescopic davit

NTD series

  • Telescopic roof mounted totally enclosed davit
  • Hydraulic hoisting
  • Easy to install
  • All components protected from wear and tear
Gravity based davits for our series of totally and partially enclosed lifeboats

VIP series

  • Hydraulic brake system
  • Low cost of ownership
  • Easy to operate
  • Complies with latest IMO/SOLAS regulations, LSA Code as well as USCG regulation
Gravity (multi) pivoting davits

NPT lifeboat davit series

  • Complies with SOLAS regulations
  • Gravity lowering/electrical hoisting
  • For life- and/or rescue boat handling

PFH/VIP series

  • Converter
  • Life-/rescue execution*
  • Ex-proof
  • Skid mounted
  • Other options available on request

*if applicable

NPD/NTD series

  • Ex-proof
  • Heating system
  • Other options available on request

Type Safe Working Load (SWL) Max. Boat Weight*         Operation
Hydraulic Pivoting Lifeboat Davits     
PFH 80 80 kN  8158 kg  Hydraulic pivoting/gravity lowering/electric hoisting 
PFH 145 145 kN 14785 kg Hydraulic pivoting/gravity lowering/electric hoisting
PFH 175 175 kN 17845 kg Hydraulic pivoting/gravity lowering/electric hoisting
PFH 230 230 kN 23453 kg Hydraulic pivoting/gravity lowering/electric hoisting
Lifeboat Davit      
VIP 1000 123 kN 12600 kg Gravity lowering/electric hoisting
Gravity Pivot Davits    
NPT55DL** 58 kN 5914 kg Gravity lowering/electric hoisting
NPT60DL** 60 kN 6118 kg Gravity lowering/electric hoisting
NPT85DL** 90 kN 9177 kg Gravity lowering/electric hoisting
NPT90DL** 90 kN 9177 kg Gravity lowering/electric hoisting
NPT138DL** 138 kN 14071 kg Gravity lowering/electric hoisting
NPT170DL 180 kN 18354 kg Gravity lowering/electric hoisting
NPT205DL 205 kN 20903 kg Gravity lowering/electric hoisting
Gravity Multi Pivot Davits    
NPT65DTL** 68 kN 6933 kg Gravity lowering/electric hoisting
NPT90DTL** 90 kN 9177 kg Gravity lowering/electric hoisting
NPT150DTL 150 Kn 15295 kg Gravity lowering/electric hoisting
Type       Safe Working Load (SWL) Max. Boat Weight* Hoisting   
Lifeboat Davits       
NPD 6000 58.8 kN 6000 kg  0-5/18 m/min 
NPD 11300H 110.8 kN 11300 kg 0-5/18 m/min
NPD 14800 145.1 kN  14800 kg 0-5/18 m/min
Telescopic Davits      
NTD 12000H 117.7 kN 12000 kg 0 - 5/18 m/min

*Fully equipped and manned 

** Also available in life- and rescue version


If you want to contact us, please get in touch with the following, responsible department for Davits.


Sales Team

Palfinger Marine Europe B.V.
Havenstraat 18 | 3115 HD Schiedam | Netherlands

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