NOREQ and Fassmer with cooperation agreement for production of the Torpedo lifeboat.

Noreq As, norwegian producer of maritime deck equipment and German company Fr. Fassmer GmbH & Co agrees to further develop the Torpedo Free Fall lifeboat.

Noreq has, since 2008 launched the Torpedo lifeboat as the evacuation method for the future for offshore use and it is fully equipped to meet the demands of tomorrow regarding rules and regulations for the North sea. The cooperation agreement with Fassmer is a confirmation of the interest the Torpedo lifeboat has drawn.

Fr. Fassmer GmbH & Co are a well established corporation within the maritime industry. They have 900 employees and a turnover of approx € 100 mill. Fassmer is amongst the worlds largest fabricators of lifeboats for the cruise industry in addition to traditional shipbuilding and high tech composite material production. The agreement will secure good access to design-, development- and engineering capacities. The joint venture between Noreq and Fassmer is dedicated to the Torpedo Free Fall and are focusing on offshore projects both globally and for the North Sea.

Increasing safety offshore
In recent years the focus on the capabilities and features of free fall lifeboats offshore has drawn high attention. The Torpedo lifeboat is representing a new and innovative alternative to ordinary free fall lifeboats. Its design and capabilities have been thoroughly tested at Marintek in Norway and key features such as directional stability and reduced stress on onboard personnel have been recognized as a safer and better alternative to traditional free fall systems. The cooperation between our two companies represents a breakthrough for the Torpedo lifeboat and we are well positioned to take marked shares in the offshore segment. With all the upgrading of free fall systems world wide taken in consideration, the market potential for the Torpedo is considerably high.


Associated companies:


Related news

Latest news

UiB and CMR in high-tech collaboration

Students from UiB last month joined an experiment with an ultra-high-speed camera. This was a part of the troubleshooting of the Field Kelvin Probe currently under development.

Hatteland Display at International Workboat Show 2016

Hatteland Display are highlighting its diverse portfolio of maritime displays and panel computers on its booth (#1658) at the International Workboat Show 2016 (IWBS 2016) this week.

Servogear Announces Upcoming Events

Servogear announces a busy end of November, beginning of December. They will be participating at important international exhibitions.

Teamtec and ANDRITZ Cooperation

ANDRITZ and TeamTec have signed a cooperation agreement for worldwide marketing of the SeaSOx exhaust gas cleaning system for the maritime industry. 

Export Credit Norway looking for Norway's Best Exporter

Export Credit Norway  has now opened the nomination process for the 2017 Export Award, searching the Norwegian exporter of the year. 

Global Economic Outlook

7 December, Oslo Chamber of Commerce invites to a session with insightful updates on the Norwegian and international economy.

Rebuilding for Hydrogen

M/Y “Che Guevara”, previously owned by Gaddafi, will be converted to run on hydrogen. Greenstat will lead the project and are seeking partners.

Scana training at Servogear

In week 43-45 Servogear  had the pleasure of having Mr. Sun Xiaojia and Mr. Tzuu Kin Tan from Scana staying in the Servogear hometown of Rubbestadneset.

Quality and Customer Satisfaction

Cost efficiency is important. But we can’t rely on cost-cutting alone. At Beerenberg we have asked ourselves the following question: What does it take for the market to continue to choose providers such as Beerenberg in th...