Marine Evacuation System

Marine evacuation system means an appliance designed to rapidly transfer large numbers of persons from an embarkation station by means of a passage to a floating platform for subsequent embarkation into associated survival craft, or directly into associated survival craft.

Source: Mobile Offshore Drilling Units, 46 CFR 107-109 (2013). Regulations


Marine Evacuation System

Marine evacuation system is an appliance for the rapid transfer of persons from the embarkation deck of a ship to a floating survival craft.  <Chapter III, Part A, regulation 3>.

Source: IMO Resolution MSC.47(66), adoption of amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974, 4 June 1996, International Maritime Organization. Legislation

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