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Fassmer Completes Ninth Set of Lifeboats for T-AO Tankers

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Two 69-person lifeboats for the T-AO tanker USNS Pecos (Fassmer)

By MarEx 2018-07-17 18:27:13

Fassmer Service America LLC proudly announces the completion of its ninth set of lifeboats for U.S. Military Sealift Command's T-AO fleet. Pictured above are four Fassmer CLRT (Closed Lifeboat Rigid Tanker) 9.4-meter, 69-person lifeboats. This set is for the USNS Pecos (T-AO-197), and will replace the ship's current aging lifeboats. 

These boats are equipped with a 10 minute supply of breathing air for the engine and passengers, along with an integral seawater spray system to cover the entire boat. This will allow the lifeboat to drive through burning oil to safely deliver the passengers away from the vessel.   

For more information on Fassmer's lifeboats, please visit http://www.fassmerusa.com/.

The products and services herein described in this press release are not endorsed by The Maritime Executive.