Basic Contact

102-2433 Dollarton Hwy,
North Vancouver,
BC, Canada, V7H 0A1,

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

(604) 980-7555, toll free 1 866 401 2288 24 Hour emergency

SERVICE INQUIRY

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OFFLINE FORM

Download our offline form. You can print it and fill at your home. Then give it to us when dropping off the raft.

OFFLINE FORM

APPROVALS

Vancouver Liferaft & Safety is approved by Lloyd's Register and have ISO 9001:2000 certification.

BSI
Lloyds Register
Transport Canada

HOW DO WE SERVICE?

Documentation of the service:

- Liferaft is received and registered
- Logbook in the liferaft is completed (proof that the liferaft has been opened and tested)
- Inspection is performed using the VIKING approved inspection checklist
- Certificate of re-inspection is issued
- Full documentation for service is archived according to regulations
- Detailed invoice is issued

  • Container is opened and the inflation system dismounted
  • Liferaft is removed from the container
  • Container shell is cleaned and fibre glass is repaired if needed
  • Container is relabelled
  • Life raft is inspected inside and out
  • Liferaft is inflated with compressed air and pressure tested including a 60 min. working pressure test of the lower buoyancy chamber, upper buoyancy chamber and arch chamber
  • If the life raft is equipped with an inflatable floor, this is pressure tested for 60 min.
  • Gas inflation stress test (GI) is conducted every 5 years using the liferaft’s own CO2 cylinder to inflate the liferaft
  • Necessary additional pressure test (NAP) at double the working pressure rate is conducted at 11 years end then annually thereafter
  • Floor seam test (FS) is performed to check the seams of the internal floor and is conducted at 10 years and then annually
  • Emergency pack in checked and items replaced if expired according to regulations
  • Life raft equipment is inspected and replaced if needed
  • Cylinder operating head, valve, knife and release wire is inspected
  • Inflations systems and high pressure hoses are inspected
  • CO2 cylinder is checked for correct content level
  • Life raft is deflated, repacked in the container and prepared for dispatch

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