Successful evacuation using
SURVITECZODIAC MES slide
Successful evacuation using SURVITECZODIAC MES slide saves all 70 passengers
Survitec, the global safety solutions provider, has a long heritage of supplying life-critical safety equipment, enabling its customers to operate
effectively and safely across the globe.
On 6 January 2018, a passenger ferry – "Mestre Simão" – run by the ferry transportation firm Atlanticoline, ran aground near the port of
Madalena do Pico in the Portuguese region of the Azores. Mestre Simão, which was commissioned by Altlanticoline in 2013 to provide maritime
transport for people and vehicles, was equipped with two SURVITECZODIAC MES MIS (Marine Evacuation System with Medium Inflatable Slide) and
two SURVITECZODIAC MES SIS (Marine Evacuation System with Medium Inflatable Slide).
Following the successful deployment of Survitec’s safety equipment all 70 passengers and crew were evacuated safely.The SURVITECZODIAC
MES MIS is specifically designed for passenger ships where fast evacuation is required. They are light, easy to deploy and can be made
immediately available for boarding to facilitate the safe descent of passengers into canopied inflatable liferafts.