SOLAS Davits

Our Davits products

Our OVERHEAD DAVIT series for launch and retrieval of lifeboats and rescue boats are designed for long-term reliable operation, even in the severest corrosive marine environment.

The OVERHEAD DAVIT is a suspended roof-mounted davit comprising base frame(s), davit arm(s), with cylinder(s), winch(es) and a hydraulic power pack unit.

Recovery of the boat is achieved by means of the hydraulic winch.

The OVERHEAD DAVIT series is available as slewing or telescopic type.

The standard davit is designed and manufactured in accordance with the latest DNV-GL requirements and the davit system complies with the latest IMO/SOLAS requirements, LSA Code and the European Council Directive 96/98 (EC marking of Marine Equipment (M.E.D.) Directive 96/98 (EC marking of Marine Equipment (M.E.D.).


  • Single or double arm
  • Telescopic and/ or slewing
  • Compact construction
  • Suitable for every type of lifeboat or rescue boat
  • Plug & Plays


  • Full load capacity lifting
  • NMD 853 compliant
  • Norsok R-002 compliant

Plug and play winches

ACEBI has now many years’ experience of designing tailor-made solutions, always suited to the vessel structure and boat type used, taking care to come up with the most compact, lightest and most efficient solution - and having the lowest maintenance costs on the market.

ACEBI has now developed a new range of winches, offering Plug & Play solutions for every type of davit (all manufacturers) - even if already installed.

Our design office is at your service for all your requirements, with a view to develop the best solution which will suit your needs.


  • Modular system
  • Easy to install
  • POB increase
  • Builds safety
  • Height increase ( jacking up) without necessitating complete winch replacement and/or davit replacement
  • Easy to maintain and low maintenance costs due to full mechanical components



Who we are..?

ACEBI, since 50 years, is designing, developing and supplying davits, launching and recovery systems, lifeboats and rescue boats, cranes, deck and access equipment for all types of ships and offshore platforms.


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