What are the SOLAS requirement of Rocket Parachute?« Back to Questions List

Posted by marinetales
Asked on July 30, 2021 3:11 pm

Requirements of Rocket Parachute as per SOLAS -

1. Be contained in a Water tight casing
2. Supplied with brief instructions for activating
3. Have integrated means of ignition
4. When fired vertically shall atleast reach an altitude of 300 meters
5. Burn with bright red color
6. Burn uniformly with an average luminous intensity of not less than 30000 cd
7. Have a burning period of not less than 40 seconds
8. Have a rate of descent of not less than 5m/s
9. Should not damage its parachute or attachments while burning

Posted by marinetales
Answered On July 30, 2021 3:16 pm