FPD - Fall Preventer Devices

There has been a pressure from certain parts of operators of Ships to implement the use of Fall Preventer Devices (FPD),

With guidance instructions from Bahamas, draft MCA Merchant Shipping Notices leading to the MGN388 and finally at the beginning of March 2009, IMO itself deviating ideas of the subject at DE52.

After considering this matter carefully, Norsafe AS must advise the marine industry that without a redesign of the Norsafe AS range of lifeboats AND Lifeboat Hooks, included in its brand portfolio, the only possible location for the attachment of the FPD to the release hook is to the maintenance lug fitted...read more here