Lifejacket Service

Orcades Marine is an MCA approved lifejacket service station and we have fully qualified technicians who could service ISO and SOLAS type lifejackets. As an approved lifejacket service station, we would recommend an annual service interval for your lifejackets however depending on your operational requirements and approval authority that you are governed by, it may be a legal requirement.  It is a legal requirement if you are operating under SOLAS professional lifejacket requirements.

All lifejackets serviced at our service station will be subjected to a thorough inspection to ensure it is fit for purpose and maximise its performance if required in an emergency. Key tasks that will be carried out as part of the servicing procedure include:

  • Perform a visual inspection and advise if the lifejacket could be serviced or requires replacing.
  • Stripping the lifejacket of its components to inspect and test seals, seams and valves.
  • Pressure testing the bladder in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Reassembling lifejacket with associated components.
  • Repacking lifejacket following manufacturer’s specification to ensure full deployment when activated.

We have a list of approved make and models of lifejackets that we could service. You can refer to the list by clicking on the link here: List of approved lifejackets


We have in stock and available for sale at Orcades Marine, Mullion Hi -Rise 275 and Compact 150 Supreme PFD life jackets. Both are a top tier safety solution for professionals and enthusiasts alike. Engineered with SOLAS compliance this life jacket guarantees unparalleled safety standards ensuring peace of mind in any marine environment. For more information, please see links below or feel free to get in touch with us at Orcades Marine. Price on enquiry.—ultrafit