Free-fall Lifeboats

Free-fall lifeboats

Free-fall lifeboats for offshore applications and merchant vessels

FF1000

  • Capacity for 60 people (50 persons, 100 kg each)
  • Free-fall height: 36 meters
  • Unique combination of positive headway and low G-forces
  • Strength tested from 47 meters

FF1200

  • Designed according to DNVGL-ST-E406/ NORSOK R-002 & SOLAS standards
  • Capacity for 70 people – superior space and comfort
  • Free-fall height: 46 meters
  • Seats with 5-point seat belts for safety and comfort
  • Twin steering position
  • Designed for freefall into waves – verification of project specific weather data by CFD simulations
  • Maximum strength and safety, minimum deflection
  • Unique combination of positive headway and low G-forces
  • High power engine (280 hp), high speed and high bollard pull
The Neptune free-fall lifeboat series is available in two different versions: cargo or tanker version

NPT free-fall lifeboat series

  • Complies with SOLAS regulations
  • Free-fall height between 16-30 m
  • Capacity from 15-50 people
  • Available in two versions: tanker and dry cargo
  • Equipment built according to European standards

  • Platforms of any type
  • Drillships
  • FPSOs
  • Car carriers
  • Any large complement ship
  • VLCCs
  • VLOCs
  • LNGCs
  • LNG-FPSOs

  • Boat heater
  • Emergency spring starter
  • Engine heater
  • Hydraulic starter
  • SART (Search and Rescue Transponder)
  • EPIRB (Emergency Position Indication Radio Beacon)
  • Winterization package

Free-fall Boats Offshore Dimensions Capacity FF Height Weight Equipped Weight Loaded
FF 1200  16.7 x 3.9 x 4.5 m 70 46 m* 21500 kg 28500 kg 
FF 1000 S M2    12.6 x 3.4 x 4.3 m  60 36 m 10866 kg 15816 kg
           
Model Dimensions

Capacity          (pers. at 82.5 kg)

Max. Drop Height Davit Load  
NPT FREE-FALL LIFEBOATS SERIES          
NPT49FC / NPT49FF 4.9 x 2.18 x 3.1 m 15 16 m 4237 kg  
NPT59FC / NPT59FF 5.9 x 2.75 x 2.55 m 25 16 m 5862 kg  
NPT67FC / NPT67FF 6,7 x 2.55 x 3.2 m 30 20 m 6475 kg  
NPT75FC / NPT75FF 7.5 x 2.55 x 3.2 m 33 25 m 7822 kg  
NPT76FC / NPT76FF 7.6 x 2.75 x 3.25 m 36 23 m 8370 kg  
NPT90FC / NPT90FF 9.0 x 2.7 x 3.3 m 42 28 m 9915 kg  
NPT107FC / NPT107FF 10.7 x 2.7 x 3.4 m 50 30 m 11125 kg  

 

*max drop height is 46 meter. For DNV-OS-E406 free fall height must be confirmed project by project (reference projects: Johan Sverdrup (Statoil), Gina Krogh (Statoil), Martin Linge (Total), Ivar Aasen (DNO)

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WHOM TO CONTACT?

If you want to contact us, please get in touch with the following, responsible department for Lifeboats, Rescue- and Tender Boats.

Lifeboats, Rescue- and Tender Boats

Sales Team

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