Our Services

Liferafts inspection

• Annual inspection and re-certification of liferafts

• Service approved by all liferaft makers
(Viking, RFD, DSB, Fujikura, CSM, Youlong, Toyo, Dacheng, Haining, Seasafe, Duarry, Lalizas and others).


Lifeboats / Davits / Winch System Inspection

• Annual Inspection of Lifeboats and Davits as per latest IMO regulations.

• Annual service approved by lifeboat and davit makers or service under flag register with class supervision. 5 yearly test including load test of lifeboats and davits. Re-hooking of lifeboats and davits.

In cases where our company and/or our Service Engineers do not have particular manufacturer approval, according to IMO Circular MSC/Circ. 1206 we can carry out services as “competent person” under class inspector supervision and Flag approval.


Fire-fighting equipment

• Fire extinguishers’ annual inspection / refilling / hydrotest

• Fixed fire extinguishing systems’ inspection (CO2 system, water mist system, galley CO2 system, fixed foam system, wet chemical system)

• CO2 system visual inspection of control valves blow air through. Two yearly inspection includes level check of all cylinders. Five yearly inspection: internal inspection of control valves. Ten yearly inspection is cylinder hydrostatic pressure test and internal inspection (min 10%)

• Foam sample analysis

Life-saving equipment inspection

• SCBA Sets inspection / function test. Cylinder inspection, refilling / hydrotest

• EEBD Sets inspection / function test. Cylinder inspection / hydrotest

• Immersion suits inspection / pressure test. 3 Year pressure leak test.

• Lifejackets inspection.

• Resuscitator annual service. Medical oxygen cylinders inspection / refilling / hydrotest

• BA compressor air quality test.


Annual calibration of Portable Gas Detectors and Fixed Gas Systems

• Calibration and certification.

• Spares supply and repair.

• Extensive inventory of calibration gas cylinders for on-board testing.


Annual calibration of UTI meters

• Calibration and certification of Ullage Temperature Interface meters.

• Spares supply and repair.

• All major brands (Tanksystem, MMC and Tanktech).

All spares are genuine manufacture supply.


Annual testing of 15ppm Bilge Alarm (OWS)

• Calibration and certification of 15ppm bilge alarm.

• Spares supply and repair.

• All major brands (Fellow Kogyo, Brannstrom, Deckma, Rivertrace, Jowa, Georim).

• All spares and testing solution sourced direct from manufacturers.


Annual testing of ODME

• Calibration and certification of ODME.

• Spares supply and repair.

• All major brands (Brannstrom, VAF, Seil Seres, Jowa, Rivertrace).

• All spares and testing solution sourced direct from manufacturers.


Engine room equipment

• Calibration and certification of Pressure and Temperature Calibrators.

• Spares supply and repair.

• Torque wrench inspection, calibration and certification.

• Dynamometer service, calibration and certification.





Service Centre

  • “At port of Qingdao, Solas Servicing completed a steering gear overhaul to prevent oil leaking. This was completed within tight timescale and on budget” 

    Tanker manager, UK

  • “Solas Servicing handles all LSA / FFE servicing requirements across our fleet of 22 tankers. The service and support is first class” 

    Tanker owner, Norway

  • “On arrival at Ningbo, crew elevator developed a fault and stopped working. Solas Servicing arranged an engineer to attend within 12 hours, engineer arrived with spares and fixed the fault. Really great work !”
    Tanker manager, Cyprus

  • “The refrigeration system for our food cold chambers was not keeping the rooms at required temperature of -18C. Solas Servicing arranged technician attendance at Santos. New expansion valves were supplied / fitted and refrigerant gas refilled. Excellent service.”

    Bulk carrier manager, Singapore

  • “We wanted a company to take the administrative headache of keeping our portable and fixed gas detection equipment in good working order and within calibration. Initially, Solas Servicing looked after 9 vessels in our fleet, this has now grown to cover more than 60 vessels.”

    Ship manager, Hong Kong