Marine evacuation system – VIKING, VEMS, MiniSlide

Item number VEMS

The VEMS system is certified by DNV in accordance with SOLAS/MED requirements and relevant flag state approval. During inflation, the bowsing system starts and the bowsing proceeds until the bowsing lines are pulled out of the splittubes.

  • Embarkation heights with a max of 3.3 meters
  • Can be combined with a wide range of liferaft types
  • Few crew required and minimal specialized training
  • Quick and simple mounting and dismounting for service
  • Ability to evacuate 501 person within 30 minutes and 303 persons within 17 minutes and 30 seconds
Full description

Full description

The VIKING Mini Slide system, VEMS, consists of a slide with a length from 2.8 meters to 5 meters, 100 persons liferaft and 2 bowsing winches. The system is packed into a container and stowed on a rack by means of lashing strap. 

The slide is connected and packed into the liferaft. Additional liferafts can be positioned near to the VEMS system and released by means of a remote release system. A connection line ensures connection between additional liferafts and the inflated VEMS system. The system is available for long international voyage (A-pack), short international voyage (B-pack) and voyage within protected waters.

Few crew and minimal specialized training required
The system is activated by pulling the slip-hook or by means of the remote release
system. The liferaft container falls into the water and the bowsing of the system starts
immediately. During bowsing the inflation of the liferaft starts and continuously the
bowsing of the system proceeds until the bowsing lines are pulled out of the splittubes.

SOLAS 74, Reg. III/4 & III/34, as amended by IMO Res. MSC 48(66)
and IMO Res. MSC 81(70)
EC type approval acc. to EC Directive 96/98/EC

SOLAS, IMO, USCG, MCA, EC and other national authorities.