Viking Spotlights In-Demand Products

MarineLink.com
Thursday, May 30, 2013

Viking Life-Saving Equipment said it will take advantage of Nor-Shipping 2013 to help shipowners make safety equipment and servicing a smooth and problem-free experience.
 


Optimizing in-port efficiency
Having revolutionized the safety equipment servicing world with far-reaching, customizable agreements that have reduced unpredictable, fluctuating costs, Viking is now focusing its attention on further fine-tuning its workflows and providing even faster response times fromservicing under the company’s highly popular Shipowner Agreements.



Viking Shipowner Agreements incorporate safety products, global servicing, single-source management and financing in a variety of fixed price structures, servicing liferafts, immersion suits and lifejackets, lifeboats, release hooks and davits and marine firefighting equipment. The concept’s flexibility is coupled with servicing and exchange options.



The Viking stand at Nor-Shipping 2013 will provide more than a showcase for products like its offshore wind suits, work suits, design-your-own inflatable SOLAS lifejackets and Viking’s lifeboat hook retrofitting services. It will also form a discussion platform for shipowners interested in fixed price coverage and flexibility offered by Viking Shipowner Agreements as well as minimizing the time and effort it takes to service their safety equipment in port.



“With the costs and difficulties of port delays receiving growing focus in the shipping industry, we’re putting a lot of effort into ensuring that our shipowner customers can avoid unnecessary waiting, administrative frustrations, or unforeseen expenditure,” CEO Henrik Uhd Christensen says. “Our Shipowner Agreements have been providing this level of service for some years now, but we’re always ready to deal with new situations such as the impact of hook retrofit compliance, aiming to achieve the bare minimum of disruption to shipping schedules.”
 

Products to be showcased at Nor-Shipping 2013

Offshore wind farm work suit
designed exclusively for the offshore wind industry
Viking will be showcasing their brand new SOLAS and ISO approved offshore wind farm work suit. This suit is tailored for extended wear and designed for the most popular harness types with easy access to pockets. It offers very low friction when climbing and no snag hazards. The offshore wind farm work suit incorporates a waterproof, highly durable and breathable GORE-TEX® Pazifik™ outer fabric with a comfortable high-performing thermal lining


Constant wear immersion/anti-exposure suit

Also showcased is the PS4170 constant wear immersion/anti-exposure suit, which stands today as the most advanced suit for workers in challenging industries. Specially designed to comply with the latest SOLAS requirements and maximize protection against hypothermia and cold shock, the suit incorporates a waterproof, highly durable and breathable GORE-TEX® Pazifik™ outer fabric with a comfortable high-performing thermal lining. A host of carefully selected special features makes this a constant wear suit that excels in any weather condition and helps protect the wearer from the extremes.


Design-your-own SOLAS lifejackets

See examples of the company’s design-your-own inflatable SOLAS lifejackets. Made possible by a unique modular design, VIKING customers can tailor their own solutions for specific working conditions such as those encountered in maritime environments as well as offshore wind power, offshore welding and industrial conditions.


Lifeboat hook retrofit
Viking will also be demonstrating Nadiro’s unique Drop-in-Ball™ solution at the stand and promoting a comprehensive LRRS evaluation and replacement service. Re-fitting LRRSs (lifeboat release and retrieval systems), or hook retrofit, as it is more commonly known, is a fast-growing concern for shipowners as new regulations (SOLAS regulation III/1.5) demandsystems not in compliance be replaced or upgraded between the years 2014-2019. As a global service operator, and both a Nadiro and Hatecke partner, VIKING offers certified LRRS servicing worldwide.

 

Maritime Reporter June 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

London Shipping Professionals Weigh in for SPNL Report

The Shipping Professional Network London (SPNL) has  released their full Future London report, an initiative that gathered the views and opinions of London’s young

Obituary: Joseph E. LeBlanc Jr.

Joseph E. LeBlanc Jr. passed away on June 27, 2014. He was 87 years old. Joe was president of Three Rivers Rock Quarry in Smithland, Ky. (a division of Harbert Construction),

The Landing School Names Schuhmann President

The Landing School’s Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that it has named the 4th President of the Landing School. Richard J. Schuhmann, Ph.D., a former student

New Products

News Flash! Greek Shipowners Prefer Bulkers

The buying interest from Greek ship owners is focused on bulkers to an increasing extent, BIMCO said. Data from VesselsValue.com reveal that Greek owners were at

Business is Brisk at Posidonia in Athens

In early June, the shipping community met in Athens, Greece for Posidonia 2014. While the focus in Athens tends to be skewed more toward the night life and after hour parties,

Raytheon Anschütz Debuts ShipGuard at SMM

In view of an increasing demand for security of merchant ships and maritime trade, Raytheon Anschütz, a German-based manufacturer of Integrated Bridge Systems,

Marine Equipment

Hyde Marine, Goltens Enter Engineering Agreement

Hyde Marine, Inc., announced today it has launched an agreement with Goltens Green Technologies division to help shipowners determine how to best fit the chemical

Business is Brisk at Posidonia in Athens

In early June, the shipping community met in Athens, Greece for Posidonia 2014. While the focus in Athens tends to be skewed more toward the night life and after hour parties,

200th Airbus A320 Shipset Loaded for China

The 200th shipset for Airbus’s A-320 final assembly line (FAL) in Tianjin, China, was loaded on to the containership COSCO Hope at HHLA’s Container Terminal Tollerort

Maritime Safety

Grounded Freighter Refloated in Lake St. Clair

The Federal Rideau, a 656-foot freighter that had been hard aground in the downbound shipping channel of Lake St. Clair since early Sunday morning, was refloated

Business is Brisk at Posidonia in Athens

In early June, the shipping community met in Athens, Greece for Posidonia 2014. While the focus in Athens tends to be skewed more toward the night life and after hour parties,

USCG Assists Stranded Charter Vessel

U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) crews are assisting a disabled passenger vessel approximately 13 miles east of Nahant, Massachusetts, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.3693 sec (3 req/sec)