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About Safe Return to Port (SRtP)

Safe Return to Port (SRtP) - a SOLAS regulation

The SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) Chapter II-2 on SRtP, as well  as on the ability of systems to remain operational after a fire casualty, applies to passenger ships constructed on or after 1st of July 2010,  with a length of 120 meters or more, or having three or more main vertical zones as defined in SOLAS regulation II-1, regulation 2.

The purpose of the regulation is to establish design criteria for a ship’s safe return to port under its own propulsion after a casualty, as well as to provide design criteria for systems that are required to remain operational in order to support the orderly evacuation and abandonment of a ship.

Zenitel's Safe Return to Port Solution

Zenitel's SRtP solution provides secure, wireless UHF communication between virtually any position on the ship at all times.

In an emergency situation, the solution enables the ship’s Safety Crew, Fire Fighters and Incident Commanders to communicate throughout the ship, regardless of where coordination is required.

A Redundant System for Improved Reliability and Availability

Zenitel's SRtP solution design incorporates extensive redundancy to prevent a single point of failure having an impact on your system. With the Distributed Antenna System and two cabinets operating in parallel, there is communication coverage for crew personnel anywhere on the vessel at all times.

Should an incident or casualty cause a failure to one cabinet, the remaining cabinet will automatically take over the handling of all communications.

Integrate with other Communication Systems

Zenitel has supplied integrated, type-approved and certified systems for Critical Communication, Data, Safety and Entertainment to the maritime market for more than 70 years. As an expert in system integration, we can integrate the SRtP solution with other important communication systems (PBX/Intercom System, PA/GA System, Alarm Control System) in various combinations. 

Why Choose Zenitel?

We have equipped more than 30,000 ships

Zenitel has a long and strong presence in the ­onshore and offshore secure communications markets through our global brands, Vingtor-Stentofon and Phontech.

With these two brands, we provide integrated secure communications to environments where life, property and assets are at stake. Currently, more than 30,000 ships rely on our equipment and systems to keep their crystal-clear communications up and running.