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Leading Life Raft Services for Ultimate Safety at Sea

Welcome to your trusted source for comprehensive life raft services. With safety as our top priority, we offer an array of services, including inspections, maintenance, and rentals, to ensure your life raft is ready for any maritime situation. Leveraging our extensive experience, we strive to provide quick, reliable, and high-quality services to our customers. Regardless of where your journeys take you, we're committed to helping you stay safe at sea.

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Life Raft Services

From inspections and maintenance to rentals, our life raft services ensure your life raft is in peak condition when you need it the most. Our team of experts provides thorough inspections, comprehensive maintenance, and high-quality rentals to meet all your life raft needs.

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Immersion Suit Services

Immersion suits are vital for survival in cold water, and our services ensure they're ready to perform when needed. We inspect and maintain immersion suits, checking the integrity, fit, and functionality to make sure they offer full protection.

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Life Jacket Services

A life jacket is a simple yet essential piece of safety equipment for any maritime venture. We offer inspection and maintenance services for life jackets, ensuring they're in top shape and ready to provide the buoyancy necessary in an emergency.

Commercial Life Rafts

Outfit your commercial maritime venture with our robust life rafts. Built to withstand challenging conditions and meet stringent safety standards, these rafts are an indispensable safety asset. From fishing operations to cargo ships to passenger vessels, we've got you covered.

Commercial Rafts

Recreational Life Rafts

Don't compromise on safety during your leisurely sailing or boating adventures. Our recreational life rafts offer an optimal blend of easy deployment and reliable protection, ensuring peace of mind on the water. Safety and recreation go hand-in-hand with our recreational life rafts.

Recreational Rafts

About Us

Mobile Ship Chandlery Inc.: A Century-Long Legacy in Marine Safety

We're not just another life raft service station; we're a part of Mobile, AL's maritime history. Mobile Ship Chandlery Inc. has been a pillar in marine safety since 1912, and today, we stand proud as the only life raft service station in Mobile, AL. Our legacy is built on a commitment to safety, quality service, and an understanding of the maritime industry that only comes with over a century of experience.

At the helm is Geoffrey McGovern, a seasoned veteran in the industry. With his profound knowledge and passion for marine safety, he has guided us to become a trusted name not just in Mobile, but for customers from a wide range of locations.

We are certified by leading marine safety organizations and manufacturers, including Viking, Survitec, Crewsaver, Revere SOLAS, RFD, Elliot, SSP, Revere Survival, Ocean Safety, USCG, Llyods, Seago, and ABS. These certifications are a testament to our unwavering commitment to maintaining the highest standards in everything we do.

Join us in our mission to keep the maritime community safe, one life raft service at a time.

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Downtown Mobile, AL
Downtown Mobile, AL

Certified LSA MES (Marine Evacuation Systems) Service Providers

LSA are the MES Specialists. LSA pioneered direct liferaft access inclined slide-based MES and to this day only manufacture MES and large capacity liferafts. Designing, manufacturing and installing high quality, safe & reliable MES is our core business and our exclusive area of expertise. Mobile Ship Chandlery Inc is a certified LSA MES service provider. LSA MES

LSA MES slide and link life raft.
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Epirbs and PLBs

Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) and Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) are indispensable tools for marine safety. These devices, when activated, send out distress signals that are vital for prompt and efficient rescue operations during sea emergencies. But like all crucial equipment, their reliability hinges on their condition. We provide a wide selection as well as service most EPIRBs and PLBs. Check out our selection.

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Clear signaling is paramount in maritime operations. Our specialized signaling solutions, including barge lights, dredge lights, and fog lights are designed to ensure unmistakable communication and visibility in diverse marine conditions. Whether you're operating in busy shipping lanes or working in low-visibility scenarios, our signaling products guarantee clarity and safety. Our Signaling Products.

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IMO Signs and Safety Posters

Clear signage on vessels isn't just about compliance; it's about ensuring every crew member's safety. Recognizing the importance of this, we offer a comprehensive range of IMO signs. At our customers' requests, we provide all necessary International Maritime Organization (IMO) signs, tailored to your vessel's specific needs, ensuring both safety and adherence to international standards.