Established in 1970, Survival Systems International is a lifeboat manufacturing company that provides offshore operators with equipment, instruction and knowledge to achieve a safe evacuation during emergency. It started the design, production and servicing of all the Whitttaker Survival Systems and presently has more than 2,000 units in service in the offshore regions of over 30 countries worldwide. The company s survival systems have evacuated nearly 2,000 offshore personnel in over 60 emergency incidents. Its services include the management of lifeboat maintenance, inspection and survey, repair, refurbishment and training. Survival Systems International is an ISO 9001:2000-certified company that provides various launching equipment, such as davits, winches and hooks.