Our helidecks are now USCG approved . . . We have supplied over ten USCG helidecks to clients operating in the Gulf of Mexico such as SHELL Oil , Harvey Gulf, Hornbeck Offshore and Bordelon Marine, In addition to being approved by all major classification societies, the USCG approval is a major and important milestone for Helidex. We can now serve the many owners, operators and vessel owners in the Gulf of Mexico and  allow them the choice of aluminum helidecks and their advantages compared to the limited choice of using steel helidecks..
Approved by HCA Our   Helidecks   are   also   inspected   and approved   by   HCA   (Helideck   Certifying Agency).   Our      designs   and   completed installations       are       checked       and approved   by   HCA   for   compliance   with CAA CAP 437 requirements.
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Class & CAP 437 Tested - Class & CAP 437 Approved

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CAP 437 and Class Approved Aluminum

Helidecks

Our    helidecks    are    designed    and    fabricated    to meet the following codes and regulations: API recommended practice 2L.  ABS - American Bureau of Shipping  Brazilian Norman, Annex 6 and Brazilian Navy Specifications  International civil aviation organization (ICAO) - Heliport design.  International maritime organization, IMO.  LR - Lloyds Register.  UK CCA, CAP 437  DNV - Det Norske Veritas.  FAA Heliport Design Manual  BV - Bureau Veritas.  • Rina USCG

  Class Tested…

Tests   to   confirm   compliance   with   CAP   437 requirements     for     the     deck     capacity, safety   net   drop   test   and   tie-downs   pull test   are   performed   for   each   helideck   we manufactured   and   are   performed   at   our facilities    in    South    Carolina        and    are witnessed    and    certified    by    third    party inspectors, ABS and DNV.   Friction   Coefficient:   The   test   revealed   a coefficient   of   friction   above   1.0   in   both directions of  the deck top surface.  Our   Safety   Net   Test   Panels   are      tested   as per   CAP   437   test   dropping   a   weight   of 125kg    from    a    distance    of    one    meter above    the    net.    Our    safety    net    panels have   been   tested   for   up   to   300   kg   (well above   test   loads)   and   the   mesh,   frames or   outriggers   did   not   show   any   signs   of damage or failure. Tie-downs   Pull   Test:   Our   standard   D-ring tie   downs   are   also   tested   for   each   deck we   supply   under   their   presence   of   a   class surveyor.     Our     tie-downs     meet     the stringent    requirements    of    Normam    27 and are rated for about 8t each.  
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