SOLAS lifejackets

In SOLAS area for merchant shipping, lifejackets can be distinguished according to the following keys:

According to size (adult or child)

Solid lifejacket or automatic inflatable lifejacket

All SOLAS inflatable lifejackets areequipped with a dual-chamber system, an emergency light, a whistle, reflective tape, an integratedbelt with D-ring anda safety strap for recovery.

A solid vest has the advantage of easy maintenance, but the comfort is considerably limited. Located on board, such as a fishing boat, in addition for each crew member, who has even also an inflatableworkjacket, the solidvest with SOLAS approvalis the perfect supplement.

A buoyancy of 150 N and 180 N meets the standard. Lifejackets with 275 N buoyancy you need only when use heavy protective clothing (immersion suits) and / or additional equipment.

According to the SOLAS approvedlifejacket should be for each personon board, and should be serviced annually by a certified service station.

Wildhagen Marine Service is an approved service station by the several lifejacket manufacturers.