Restech Norway

Pneumatic Line Throwers for the Marine Industry

Olav V Gate 112, 8004 Bodø (Bodoe), Norway



Restech Norway is the inventor and manufacturer of PLT® Pneumatic Line Throwers, and offers a variety of line throwing devices for marine vessels.

Restech Norway products are certified under the ISO 9001: 2008 standard, and have received approvals from Det Norske Veritas (DNV GL), the US Coast Guard, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the Chinese Classification Society (CCS), and DG Shipping.

There are two main versions of the PLT®, the PLT® and the PLT® Mini, recognized for its durability in harsh environments. The PLT® R 230 the markets only Solas-approved, air-driven, line-throwing appliance.

Pneumatic line throwers for vessels

The PLT® is a powerful line thrower that launches seven projectiles between 90m and 250m. Combined with the company’s 230 Projectile, it complies with the Solas 74 requirement and has no expiry date.

Restech Norway’s six other projectiles are used for heaving lines, hooks or life buoys, and can be launched up to 140m with strong lines.

The PLT® Mini is a small, hand-operated device that launches seven projectiles between 50m-100m. It is ideal for vessels requiring maneuverability and flexibility, such as tugs or rescue vessels.

As the launchers operate on compressed air, they have some clear advantages when compared with other technologies.

Line Throwing Appliances with no expiry date

The PLT® R 230 is a Solas-approved setup with no expiry date, meaning that the same LTA stays with the vessel for its entire lifetime.

Accurate Pneumatic Line Throwers

The PLT® Launcher can repeat a shot within 5m to 8m of a target up to 240m away in a strong crosswind. Numerous tankers and floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels use the launchers to increase their safety zones and carry out loading procedures.

Efficient launchers for shipping operations

The PLT® provides an increased range while still being able to connect with a vessel or land structure. The result is enhanced efficiency and safety during ship-to-ship, bunkering, towing, mooring and rescue operations.

Reusable launchers and projectiles

The PLT® is a multi-shot unit, recharged by an on-board air compressor or spare cylinder. When filled, the PLT® can fire from four to seven shots before refilling.

The PLT® Mini is a single-shot unit operating on CO2 or compressed air. Restech Norway’s projectiles are also reusable.

About Restech Norway

Established in 1989, Restech Norway’s main office is located in Bodø, a small city above the Arctic Circle in Norway. Its sister company, Restech Asia Pte. Ltd. is located in Singapore.

These two locations serve the global market through a worldwide network of distributors.

PLT® 150

The PLT® 150 is a floating, rubber-tipped projectile that pulls a line after itself.

PLT® 75

The PLT® 75 is a classic heaving line ball that is filled with liquid to stop it from bouncing.

PLT® Launching Unit

The PLT® is a Solas-approved, multipurpose line thrower that provides the user with a wide variety of high-precision projectiles used in operations.

PLT® Mini

The PLT® Mini is a lightweight, shoulder-launched line thrower. It is popular among sea and land users who require a mobile line thrower.

PLT® R 230 Basic

The R 230 projectile meets the Solas 74 requirements. It is re-usable, does not have an expiry date, and is not classified as dangerous goods.

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Restech Norway Presents the PLT® Pneumatic Line Thrower

In these times with low activity in the oil and gas sectors we have a challenge. To meet these challenges, we see the need to meet the demand in other segments of the maritime industry. In the long run this actually represents an even greater potential than our existing market.

Restech Norway AS

Olav V Gate 112

8004 Bodø (Bodoe)

Norway

+47 755 42 440 www.restech.no
Restech Asia Pte. Ltd.

34 Tuas South Avenue 2

Tuas Bay Industrial Centre

Singapore 637540

+65 9455 9026