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Better by design

Rescue boat davits

Davits for rescue boats

Designed to ensure safe and efficient launch and retrieval, our VIKING Norsafe rescue boat davits are suitable for most rescue boats, including fast rescue boats.

As a minimum, all rescue boat davits are SOLAS-approved, with options including Fast Rescue Boat Launching Appliances and Norsok R-002. And all davits are produced in-house at our VIKING Norsafe facilities, guaranteeing you the highest quality and safety.




    Key features of VIKING Norsafe rescue boat davits

    • Designed and manufactured at VIKING Norsafe facilities

    • All davits are SOLAS-approved

    • Special solutions available for extremely high or low temperatures

    • Delivered complete to enable installation and testing in one working day

    • Accumulated stored power allows operation in dead ship conditions

    • Stand-alone solutions that require only elextrical power from rig or vessel

    • Equipment can be ATEX or IEC EX-specified for operation in hazardous zones




    NDA rescue boat davit
    NDA-25 B rescue boat davit VIKING Norsafe

    NDA - rescue boat davit series

    Davit typeDavit fit boat typesSafe working loadDavit system weight (dry)
    NDA-16MIDGET-500, MIDGET-5301650 kg1400 kg
    NDA-25MIDGET-500, MERLIN-615,
    MAKO-655, MAGNUM-750 MKII
    2800 kg2500 kg
    NDA-25 B HST  MIDGET-530, MERLIN-615,
    MAKO-655, MAGNUM-750 MKII
    2800 kg2500 kg
    NDA-40MAKO-655, MAGNUM-7504000 kg3200 kg
    NDA-65MAGNUM-850, MAYA-8506625 kg7800 kg


    NDC - rescue boat davit series

    Davit typeDavit fit boat typesSafe working loadDavit system weight (dry)
    NDC-40              MERLIN-615, MAKO-655,            
    MAGNUM-750 MKII          
    4000 kg1950 kg
    NDC-65MAGNUM-8506625 kg2550 kg

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    Raft slewing davits

    Davit typeDavit fit boat typesSafe working loadDavit system weight (dry)
    NDSC-R-23         MATRIX-450, MIDGET-500,        
    MIDGET-530 and liferafts
    2500 kg2000 kg
    NRC-R-34Liferafts3400 kg2750 kg

    NRB - rescue boat davit series

    Davit typeDavit fit boat typesSafe working loadDavit system weight (dry)
    NRB-20 MKIIMIDGET-500, MIDGET-5302000 kg2100 kg
    NRB-30 MKIIMERLIN-615, MAKO-6553000 kg3150 kg
    NRB-30 MKII HSMERLIN-615, MAKO-6553000 kg3150 kg
    NRB-30 MKII HSTMERLIN-615, MAKO-6553000 kg3150 kg
    NRB-40 MKIIMAKO-655, MAGNUM-750,       
    MARATHON-900
    4000 kg4000 kg
    NRB-40 MKII HSMAKO-655, MAGNUM-750,
    MARATHON-900
    4000 kg4000 kg

    NRC - rescue boat / raft davit series

    Davit typeDavit fit boat typesSafe working loadDavit system weight (dry)
    NRC-25MATRIX-450, MIDGET-500,        
    MIDGET-530 and liferafts
    2500 kg2300 kg
    NRC-25 P            MATRIX-450, MIDGET-500,
    MIDGET-530 and liferafts
    2500 kg2450 kg

    Building a new vessel or platform?

    When making boat and davit choices for newbuildings, there are plenty of design and maintenance strategy decisions to make – as well as regulations to be aware of. And short-term savings in the first phase can quickly evaporate as operational realities take over.

    VIKING offers unbeatable safety and convenience with a well-deserved reputation for solving the challenges our customers face. Choose the world’s best boats and davits – we’ll take care of the rest.

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