Southern Ocean Safety Equipment

SOS for Marine and Aviation Safety Equipment and Liferaft Servicing

Southern Ocean Safety Equipment Ltd repairs and services liferafts for the commercial shipping and fishing industries, as well as supplies quality safety equipment for aviation and marine safety.
Located at 300 Foreshore Road, Bluff – the southernmost port in New Zealand – Southern Ocean Safety Equipment has a team of qualified staff servicing liferafts and inflatable life jackets to Maritime New Zealand and New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority (NZCAA) safety standards.

Among Southern Ocean’s satisfied clients are Overseas Shipping Vessels, New Zealand Fishing Companies, Local Fishing Fleet Operators, Tourism Companies, New Zealand Government Departments, Schools and Universities, Helicopter Companies, Local Port Authorities and the New Zealand Coast Guard.

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Registered Supplier and Approved Service Agent for Inflatable Boats and Liferafts

As well as liferaft servicing, Southern Ocean Safety Equipment provides sales and servicing of a wide range of products including inflatable boats and sales and testing of inflatable lifejackets.

Southern Ocean Safety Equipment is an Approved Service Agent for Zebec, Quicksilver, Aquapro, Zodiac Leisure, Avon and Lancer inflatable boats, and Avon, Zodiac, Beaufort (Australia), BFA, Bombard, Fujikura, Prosaver and Autoflug liferafts to name a few.

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Southern Ocean supplies and services inflatable life jackets and other safety gear

Among its inflatable lifejacket lines, Southern Ocean Safety Equipment supplies and services most brands of aviation lifejackets and marine life jackets including: Hutchwilco, Baltic, Mullion, Roaring Forties, Seascape, Sospenders and Switlik ,and is the NZ Agent for leading Australian brand Stormy. 

Southern Ocean also supplies marine flares, personal beacons, EPIRB (including the new EPIRB 406), and all manner of marine safety products and essential boating accessories.  You can also choose from a limited supply of stainless steel fittings and a range of alkaline batteries for strobe and lifejacket lights, lifebuoy lights and torches, from AAA through to D size and 9 Volt.

Whether you require new or are replacing old equipment Southern Ocean Safety Equipment can help you source almost any item. Contact us today for a quote.

Contact Us

Phone + 64 3 212 8893
Fax     + 64 3 212 8896

300 Foreshore Road
Bluff, New Zealand

P.O. Box 44
Bluff, 9842
New Zealand


UML Sea Flash Lights
- Solas / MNZ Approved
- Water activated
- 5 year life
- on / off capability

2 models available
with lead or without
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