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Annual LSA Service

Dear visitor

one of our long-standing customers, has ordered an annual LSA Service in our hometown Hamburg. One of our technician start to carry out this service.

He began by reviewing the brake of the rescueboat davit.

Brake after removing cover

 

Dismantled brake without additional parts

 

Mounted rescueboat

Freefallboat locked in ramp

Swinging out freefallboat for brake test

The service was performed to the complete satisfaction of the customer and the class surveyor. We are looking forward to carry out service again next year.

If you have any questions about LSA service or on the subject firefighting, load testing or similar, you are welcome to contact us by phone or by e-mail to info@vfr-safety.com.

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Overhaul of freefall boat

Dear visitor,

below we would like to give you a brief insight on additional work on our part, during a 5 - year LSA Services give.

In this case, it is the overhaul of a freefall boat. Not only the technical side, like the engine, the electrical and safety equipment will be checked by our technicians and, if necessary, repaired / replaced but also the " Exterior " is important to us. Therefore we also offer the repainting of the boats, in this case, a freefall boat, on. [Nbsp]

 

The paint is faded after 15 years at sea. There were all extensions and reflectors removed.

 

Very good to see the difference between old and new paint.

 

And here, after completion of the work.

 

Incl. the polishing of the windows.

If you have any questions about this or other topics in the range of firefighting, LSA service or load test, you can feel free to contact us by phone or e-mail to info@vfr-safety.com.

 

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New building supply

Dear visitor,

because of current inquiries, we would like to pick up the issue NEW BUILDING SUPPLY.

The equipment of new buildings is always an extensive part. We like to support you to identify all needed parts, based on the existing regulations/rules, quote and deliver in the field of safety equipment (SCBA sets, EEBDs, lifejackets etc.), firefighting (fire hoses and accessories, protective clothes etc.) and signage (IMO - signs/poster).

in addition to this, our colleagues of the VFR Marine Service GmbH & Co. KG can assist in complete range of electrical equipment. From small button cell, parts of ships electrical plants (for example contactors, circuit breakers etc.) to refrigerator, the colleagues will support you. To obtain an overview of the entire portfolio, we recommend visiting the website www.vfr-marine.de.

Should you have any further question on this topic, you can contact us by phone or send an e-mail to info@vfr-safety.com

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Inspection of CO ² system

We got the order from one of our customers to carry out annual fire fighting services. Regarding this services, here are some photos, showing existing CO ² system on board.

Review of 452 CO ² bottles a 45 kg

Visual inspection of the distribution system on leakage or corrosion

Four pilot cylinder for engine room and cargo hold

Control cabinet

 

Our service technician carried out within one day.

This is only a small part of the services.

If you have further questions about CO² or fire fighting services but also for LSA service, load test or similar, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our colleagues.

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Recertification of classes

Dear visitors,

today we would like to inform you that we have been successfully re-certified this year by following class societies:

Lloyds register
Bureau Veritas
DNV - GL


as well as representatives of the German flag, the BG Verkehr

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Annual LSA Service

 

 

We were assigned, third time in a row, to carry out annual LSA service.

Further we would like to present some impressions of our work on board:

Checking break of rescue boat davit

Functional test of rescue boat engine

Inspection of rescue boat davit

Controll of freefall boat

Incl. release hook

Test of freefall boat davit

Visual inspection of freefall boat engine

This is only a small part of service.

If you have any question about LSA service or firefighting, load test or similar, you are welcome to contact us by phone and/or e - mail.

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Loadtest power plant Monrovia

In early December our technician went on a long journey. We had to carry out load test in a power plant in Monrovia / Liberia.

The necessary equipment was provided by us and sent in advance. Our engineers started his trip on 04.12.2015 via Belgium and Morocco on the way to Liberia. Should be tested 1 x 120t and once 18,75t.

 

Hook for load test 120t

 

At first our technician started with "large" load test. 4 x 35t Waterbags were required for it. In contrast to the normal test set-up with a load cell, we used a flow meter for determining weight.

 

Second, the auxiliary winch has been tested.

Two days were needed for the entire test setup. After successful implementation, our equipment and technician were sent back to Hamburg.

 

If you have questions on the subject load test and / or Waterbags or need a quote, please feel free to contact us.

We look forward to your inquiry.

 

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Loadtest cavern at Lake Constance

We were commissioned to carry out a 38t load test in a cavern near Lake Constance. Our technician started from Hamburg with necessary test equipment, inter alia 4 x 12t Waterbags.

Simultaneous testing of four winds with 1 x 12 t Waterbag

 

After the test was successful completed, our technician began preparations to test the bridge crane. Test weight 38t this time. All four empty Waterbags were fastened together on the hook and connected for filling.

After filling, this test also was carry out successfully. All test were completed within one day.

 

If you have questions on the subject load test and / or Waterbags or need a quote, please feel free to contact us.

We look forward to your inquiry.

 

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Service for inflatable life jackets

We are pleased to announce that VFR Safety GmbH is now service partner of Ocean Safety Ltd.

VFR Safety GmbH is able to service inflatable life jackets from Ocean Safety and former manufacturers Kru and Remploy as well as for immersion suits. In addition we can supply new life jackets with and without sprayhood. The Ocean Safety jackets have a MED approval and can be used on sea-going vessels as well as for leisure purposes.

Next to life jackets VFR can ...

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