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Thursday, October 27, 2016

VIKING Offers Equipment to Comply with USCG-Imposed Life Float Phase-Out

August 22, 2011

According to new US Coast Guard regulations, vessels carrying life floats or rigid buoyant apparatus must remove them from the vessel and replace them with other approved survival craft by no later than January 1, 2015.

Viking Life-Saving Equipment urges those who will be affected to plan ahead by securing new inflatable life-saving appliances. The company is more than prepared to provide a range of life-saving appliances to operators of offshore fixed platforms, party or head boats, passenger and supply vessels, and commercial fishing vessels.  Viking has the most popular life-saving appliances in stock for immediate purchase. Special pricing is available and potential customers can schedule now for a fixed price on advance orders.  Viking offers service agreements that easily take the hassle out of maintenance routines. The company can keep track of a customer's or installation's servicing requirements and renewal dates, automatically arranging for certified servicing when needed.

Viking provides essential safety equipment to passenger, cargo, offshore, defense, fishing, yachting and fire segments.  Products include chute and slide-based marine and offshore evacuation and embarkation systems, liferafts, lifejackets, man overboard (MOB) boats, davits and other lifesaving appliances.

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