Medium Inflatable Slide Systems

SOLAS canopied liferafts
  • SOLAS A or B pack 100 persons or SOLAS B 150 persons liferafts
  • Regular or self righting  (TO or TO SR liferafts)
  • 1 raft packed with slide for quick operation
Open reversible liferafts (ORILs/IBAs)
  • IBA or HSC Pack
  • 100 or 151 persons capacity
  • Two ORILs can be packed in one container with the slide creating a very easy to use evacuation system
General details:
  • 6 slide lengths to cover vessel freeboards between 4.8m and 12.5m
  • 750 persons in 30 minutes for SOLAS passenger ship requirements
  • 397 persons in 17 minutes 40 seconds for High Speed Code (HSC) requirements
  • Push button system deployment and detachment of slide from liferaft
  • 150 persons liferaft translates to very low crewing requirements
  • Simple removal system for rapid, easy servicing
  • Additional liferaft(s) stored close to slide location on separate cradles
  • SURVITECZODIAC liferafts use patented Venturi inflation system, using fewer gas cylinders and saving significant weight
  • Twin tracks that allow users to descend at a comfortable safe rate
  • Easy to use for people of all ages, sizes, and abilities

SOLAS canopied liferafts
Canopy Liferafs

Open reversible liferafts (ORIL/IBA)
System specifications:

The MIS system is supplied with the following:
  • System including liferaft/ORIL in a cylindrical container + slide + aluminum cradle + cover
  • Manual and remote release system (control panel also manages the additional liferafts)
  • Float free device - automatically activated in case of ship sinking
  • Bowsing arrangement of the primary liferaft comprising: bowsing lines, winch, rope clutches, blocks and split tubes for bowsing lines


MIS approval certificate

MES MIS system types

Closed deck installations:
  • MES cradle support interface
  • Aluminum hull door
  • MES premises with inboard side door
Closed MIS Dimentions

Open deck installations:
  • MES cradle support interface
  • Ultra light weight fabric housing
Closed MIS Dimentions

For detailed information about this system and associated liferaft and cradle dimensions please contact:

To learn more about our products, contact us
For information in Europe, Africa and Asia, please contact SurvitecZodiac
In American countries, please contact DBC Marine Sales for commercial information
and contact DBC Marine Service for service information
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