The Gravity Davit is manufactured and tested under the approval of major classification societies in compliance with the requirements of 1983 & 1996 Amendments to SOLAS, 1974.
The davit is a hinged type davit and lowering by gravity fall. It is designed for embarkation when the boat in stowed position. The boat can be controlled can be controlled in two ways, either by means of a remote control wire from within the lifeboat or by lifting the brake handle of the winch directly. Recovery of the lifeboat with its launching crew is realized by using the electric driven winch.