Zodiac MIS

Zodiac Medium Inflatable Slide System - this Twin Track Inflatable slide System deploys at right angles to the vessel. In sea trials of this system under the High Speed Code 390+ passengers were evacuated in less than 17 min 40 seconds and 730+ passengers in 30 minutes under the Ro-Pax Vessel Code.

General Details:

  • 4 slide lengths to cover vessel freeboards between 3.8m and 9.3m.
  • 731 persons in 30 minutes for SOLAS passenger ship requirements.
  • 397 persons in 17min 40sec for High Speed Code (HSC) requirements.
  • Push button system deployment and detachment of slide from raft.
  • 150 person rafts translates to very low crewing requirements.
  • Simple removal system for rapid, easy servicing.
  • 2nd, 3rd etc. liferafts stored close to slide location in separate cradles.
  • Liferafts use Zodiac patented Venturi inflation system, using fewer gas cylinders and saving significant weight.
  • Twin tracks that allow users to descend at a comfortable safe rate.
  • Easy to use for people of all ages, sizes, and abilities.

System Specifications:

The MIS system is supplied with the following:

  • System including Liferaft / ORIL in a cylindrical container + slide + aluminum support + cover
  • Manual and remote release system (control panel which also manages the additional liferafts)
  • Float-free device in case of sinking of the ship
  • Bowsing arrangement of the primary liferaft, including bowsing lines, winch, rope clutches, return blocks and split tube for the bowsing line

Closed Deck Installations:

  • MES cradle support interface
  • Aluminium hull door
  • Rolling door for the inboard side of housing

Open Deck Installations:

  • MES cradle support interface
  • Ultra light weight fabric housing



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Spare parts

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Christchurch: Adam Cross, Tel: 03 389 2117  > Email
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