Based in Hobart, Tasmania, Liferaft Systems Australia (LSA) is a dynamic, privately owned company formed specifically for the design and manufacture of high quality Marine Evacuation Systems (MES) and large capacity liferafts.

In 1992 Liferaft Systems Australia pioneered a simple inclined slide based dry shod Marine Evacuation System designed to deliver passengers and crew, fast yet safe, directly into large capacity liferafts.

The LSA objective then, as it still remains to this day, is to develop and produce a product that is synonymous with quality and reliability, which is of paramount importance in the marine safety industry. LSA constantly develops this objective through a continual program of unrivalled design enhancements, utilising the latest technology while constantly striving to maintain and improve our quality systems and providing excellent service to our ever growing number of valued and satisfied customers. LSA operates a quality management systems to ISO:9001 and are continually improving quality practices.

Today LSA products are industry renowned and are installed on all types and sizes of passenger & personnel carrying vessels, including conventional ferries, high-speed craft, military vessels and large private yachts worldwide. Our simple design ethos is that Marine Evacuation Systems should not be complicated. MES should be simple to install, simple to operate and provide safe and rapid dry shod evacuation of all passengers and crew regardless of age, size or physical ability as well as being cost effective to own.

The LSA Head Office and production centre are both housed in a purpose built facility in Hobart, Tasmania. This facility is complemented by two dedicated commercial and technical offices. Based in the key marketplaces of Europe and North America they ensure that, supported by a network of independent service providers, LSA’s reach is truly global.