Launch & Recovery Systems

SMP’s launch and recovery systems are designed to deliver outstanding performance using only a compact operating footprint on deck.

Launch & Recovery (LARS)

Our range of basket and bell launch and recovery systems features a great selection of equipment types to best suit your needs. Designed to sit on the deck of a vessel or barge, these products are easy to use and provide reliable performance when it’s needed most. SMP’s LARS are currently in use worldwide in many different sectors.

SMP’s LARS are IMCA D023 and D018 compliant and have design approval to Lloyds’ rules for lifting appliances in a marine environment. Our systems can also be constructed under survey to stipulated standards, rules and regulations.

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Why Choose SMP?

SMP has provided expert services to clients worldwide for over 35 years. We are fully accredited, and our team has also gained numerous awards in the manufacture and export of specialist goods. We work hard to listen to our clients’ requirements, devising an appropriate solution before delivering the finished article on time and within agreed budgetary guidelines.

Our expert engineers are experienced in all aspects of gas compression and distribution. For more information or to discuss your project, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Specialists in Launch & Recovery Equipment

SMP’s experienced engineers have delivered a large number of LARS based on the requirements of each individual client. What our systems share in common is their reliability and ease of use. We are pleased to be one of the world’s premier suppliers to both civilian and military organisations.


Our Clients & Markets

SMP’s launch and recovery customers include commercial diving companies and organisations involved in scientific research. We are experienced in delivering workable solutions to our clients all around the world. Our markets pages have more details about the benefits we offer to each client sector.


Help from the Experts

If you would like additional information or to discuss your needs with SMP, please contact our team today. We are happy to give no-obligation quotes ahead of any work, helping you to budget for your engineering project more effectively.


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