Housing made of seawater resistant aluminium
Certified by LLoyd’s Register of Shipping
Compressed air equipment possible
For ship size up to 30000 SC.G.T. -> 2000W
For ship size over 30000 SC.G.T. -> 3000W
Before transiting the Canal, the vessel should be provided with a searchlight (projector)
complying with the following conditions and specifications.
a) Minimum range of radiation of single beam 1800m ahead (Brightness of approx. 1 LUX,
at the atmospheric transmission factor T=0,85).
b) The power of the lamp must give a luminous intensity of a single light beam not less than
3×106 (3 million) candles, which is equivalent to a high efficiency incandescent lamp of:
i – 2000 watts for vessels up to 30.000 SC.G.T.
ii – 3000 watts for vessels over 30.000 SC.G.T.
iii – Any kind of lamp which fulfils the specifications under item 2 and to be of the nonexplosive
The Seematz Suez Canal searchlight fulfils the SCA rules with 2 x 2000 W halogen lamps for
every kind of vessel.