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Life-saving appliances, life-saving equipment


Lifeboats, liferafts, personal life-saving appliances (lifebuoys, lifejackets, immersion suits, etc).

The ISLE OF INISHMORE is fitted with life-saving appliances in compliance with the statutory requirements for the maximum numbers of passengers and crew. Life-saving appliances include: four 150-person-, and two 73-person partially enclosed motor lifeboats, and four Marine Escape Systems. Each Marine Escape System has a capacity for 550 persons and consists of a large inflatable slide on the boat deck, and four 50-person liferafts stowed in containers on Deck 10. Life-saving appliances are completed by lifebuoys and lifejackets.