SOLAS Approved Firman Outfit

fireman outfit

Oceanlink provides SOLAS approved fireman outfit for the marine and shipping industry in accordance with SOLAS regulations Chapter II Regulation 17.

fireman outfit

We stock and sell SOLAS approved fireman suit and are available 24/7 to respond to your fire fighting equipment needs. Australia wide delivery.

For FFE products, please contact +61731362500 (24 hrs hotline) or e-mail us at [email protected]

Fireman Suit Requirement

fireman outfit

SOLAS regulations Chapter II Regulation 17 specifies that all ships shall carry at least two fireman’s suits.

The minimum number of fireman’s outfit required on board:

  • Vessels between 500~2500 tons – Minimum of 2 Sets
  • Vessels between 2500~4000 tons – Minimum of 3 Sets
  • Vessels over 4000 tons – Minimum of 4 Sets

Fireman Outfit Equipment

In accordance with SOLAS requirements, one set of Fireman outfit shall include the following items:

  • Self-contained breathing device SCBA
  • Fireman suit
  • Fireman helmet
  • Fireman rubber boots
  • Explosion-proof light 
  • Fireproof lifeline
  • Fire axe
  • Fireman safety belt

We stock and sell SOLAS approved fireman suit and are available 24/7 to respond to your fire fighting equipment needs. Australia wide delivery.

For FFE products, please contact +61731362500 (24 hrs hotline) or e-mail us at [email protected]

SOLAS Approved Foam and Foam Analysis

FFE inspection
High expansion Foam analysis

Oceanlink Marine Services offers fire fighting foam laboratory services for test low, medium and high expansion foam fire-fighting products.

IACS ( International Associations of Classification Societies) require the foam concentrates should be tested on an annually. Fire foam storage containers should be routinely monitored for fire foam contamination and deterioration.

We offer SOLAS approved High Expansion Foam Concentrate and Foam analysis as per regulatory standards addressed by the associated bodies.

Associated SOLAS Chapters

SOLAS Chapter II/2 – Construction – Fire Protection, Fire Detection and Fire Extinction
SOLAS Amendments 2000 – includes the revised chapter II-2 , making the International Code for Fire Safety
Systems (FSS Code, Chapter 4), adopted by the MSC by resolution MSC.98(73), mandatory under SOLAS
IMO MSC.1/Circ.1432
IMO MSC.1/Circ. 1312 – Revised Guidelines for the Performance and Testing Criteria, and Surveys of Foam
Concentrates for Fixed Fire extinguishing Systems
IMO MSC.1/Circ.798 – Guidelines for Performance and Testing Criteria and Surveys of Medium expansion
Concentrates for Fire Extinguishing Systems
IMO MSC.1/Circ.670 – Guidelines for the Performance and Testing Criteria and Surveys of High expansion Foam Concentrates for Fixed Fire extinguishing Systems

Foam analysis

Tests Performed

  • Expansion ratio and drainage rate, fresh- and sea water
  • pH-value
  • Viscosity
  • Sediment
  • Resistance against solvents (AR-foam)
  • Film forming ability (AFFF)
  • Refractive index
  • Density


Our Laboratories for Foam Analysis test are located in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth. We can collect the samples from Local Agent and send the report accordingly.

Assistance with Foam Analysis?

Sales and Rental of Water bags for Crane Load Test, Life raft and Gangway Load test

load test inspection

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At Oceanlink Marine Services, we stock a wide range of Water Bags for Load Testing inspections in the Marine, Shore-based industrial and Marine Offshore industry.

These bags are ideally manufactured for static and dynamic load testing of Lifeboat and Liferaft Davits, Ship Gangways, Cranes and all lifting equipment.
We supply Waterbags for carrying out load test between 1 ~300 Tonne.


Gangway Load TestOceanlink Marine Services can organize the whole load test. We have class accredited surveyors with industry knowledge to conduct the whole test. Please contact us with your requirements and we shall assist you accordingly.


  1. Cargo Crane Load Test
  2. Lifeboat and Life Davit Load Test
  3. Gangway Load Test
  4. All sort of lifting equipment Load test.

198 tonne Cargo Crane Load Test at Port of Geelong:

Crane load test in Geelong


We focus on product reliability, safety, durability, and economy, to provide customers with the best quality product experience.


Our load test water bags have BV type-approval certificate and CE certificate. All products are Manufactured in accordance with BV ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Standard.

water bags weightLifeboat davit load testCrane load test

Our product range is including:

Ø        Proof Water bags for lifeboat load test (100kg,250kg,375kg,500kg, and special capacity)

Ø        Proof Water bags for all kinds of crane load test (1t5t,10t,25t,30t,50t and 100t etc)

Ø        Proof Water bags for kinds life raft load test (1000kg,1500kg)

Ø        Load beam design and manufacture

Ø        Wireless load cell device shackle load cell (20t~800t),

Ø        Tension load cell  1t~200t

Ø        Kinds load pin design and manufacture

Ø        High-performance synthetic sling

Ø        Load test service in Australia


Water Bags are available in our stock for hiring or purchasing. Please contact our friendly staff for quick assistance.



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