VIKING Life - Saving Equipment A / S News

VIKING Evacuation Kit Puts Turbine Tower Safety First Top To Bottom

  VIKING Life-saving Equipment is maintaining momentum in its development of the most complete range of safety solutions to cover the risks facing wind turbine service technicians, by introducing an easily accessible and self-contained evacuation kit located in the tower. Following a collaborative design project, VIKING has launched a tower evacuation kit that fits snugly into what is currently an unused space between the platform handrails and the tower’s ou...

VIKING Launches The Next Generation Of Offshore Crew PPE With The YouSafe™ Vanguard Lifejacket

  The VIKING YouSafe™ Vanguard inflatable lifejacket has been developed after the leading supplier asked designers to return to first principles and deliver a versatile, high-quality product to meet new standards of comfort and safety in order to ensure compliance. Developed to meet (275N) offshore industry standards is SOLAS/MED-approved and CE/ISO-accredited. “Based on customer feedback, our designers continuously refine our safety products on the reali...

VIKING Shield Offers Three-In-One Protection For First Responders

  VIKING Life-Saving Equipment launches fully certified, three-in-one protective gear so first responders can be ready for wildland fires, technical rescue/extrication, or emergency medical operations. The VIKING Shield is a new generation of multi-purpose protective gear that allows crews answering emergency calls to get underway assured of having the gear that is fit-to-purpose, whatever lies ahead. The challenges are growing with more frequent and larger wildla...

Viking Arrives At DEFEA Athens To Spread Good News For Defense Contractors On Safety At Sea

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment chooses inaugural DEFEA Athens as a first live event to showcase consolidated high-performance boat, life-saving, and safety solutions for the defense sector. With order volumes from defense customers in Greece at their highest level for many years, VIKING Life-Saving Equipment is taking the first ‘real-life’ opportunity to present its consolidated portfolio of products and services to naval and military clients in an encouraging market. The opportunity...

Viking Acquires The Unique Hydropen™ Container Fire Extinguishing System

Through the acquisition, the innovative fire extinguishing system for container fires is fully integrated into VIKING's one-stop product range of maritime security solutions. VIKING Life-Saving Equipment has acquired HydroPen, the company behind the unique HydroPen fire-fighting equipment for container fires, which has been delivered to hundreds of ships. Hydropen HydroPen's rapid spread is due to the system's combination of innovation, efficiency, and ease of use. The system is mounted on on...

Viking Acquires HydroPen Container Firefighting System

  VIKING Life-Saving Equipment has acquired HydroPen, the company behind the unique HydroPenTM container firefighting solution supplied to hundreds of ships. HydroPen's rapid uptake has been due to its combination of innovation, efficiency and ease of use. Attached to a ship’s hose and raised on a telescopic arm by a single crew member, water pressure alone powers its ‘drill and spray’ nozzle to penetrate a container door before switching to spray m...

VIKING Passes Major Test Of Adaptability

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S has now been operating for a full year in market conditions dictated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the challenging situation, VIKING maintained a high level of activity and achieved satisfactory earnings in 2020. Turnover of nearly 2.6 billion DKK represents a decline of 185 million DKK year over year, yet it is still the second-highest figure ever recorded by the company. Profit before tax of 168.9 million DKK is also lower than the record result in 2019. V...

VIKING Spearheads Testing Of Life-Saving Marine Firefighting Foam

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment is driving more investment into its marine fire service business. The inauguration of VIKING’s Foam Lab Odense, which specializes in the testing of a vessel’s reserves of firefighting foam, intensifies the company’s focus on marine fire service, a segment earmarked for significant growth in the coming years. Marine Firefighting Equipment “Our ambition is to cover all aspects of marine firefighting equipment, and our new state-of-the-art lab...

VIKING Signs Global Firefighting Foam Agreement With Dr. Sthamer

VIKING Lifesaving Equipment reaches a global partnership agreement with a renowned foam manufacturer, putting marine fire safety at the center of its one-stop-shop strategy for maritime and offshore safety. VIKING, the foremost marine safety specialist, acquired Drew Marine’s Fire Safety Rescue division in 2019 and absorbed the operation into its marine fire service (MFS) business, consolidated under a management and competency center based in Rotterdam. The new agreement covers distribu...

VIKING Signs A Global Firefighting Foam Agreement With Dr Sthamer

VIKING, the marine safety specialist, acquired Drew Marine’s Fire Safety Rescue division in 2019 and absorbed the operation into its marine fire service (MFS) business, consolidated under a management and competency center based in Rotterdam. The new agreement covers distribution by VIKING of the marine-approved foam concentrates offered under the Dr. Sthamer brand. Established in Hamburg in 1886, the independent manufacturer supplies concentrates meeting IMO1312 requirements for Deck Foa...

Viking Life-Saving Equipment Reports Increase In Demand For Shipowner Agreement Concept Post Drew Marine Fire Safety And Rescue Integration

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment has reported a surge in demand for its one-stop shop Shipowner Agreement concept, following the integration of the Drew Marine Fire Safety and Rescue (FSR) division into its maritime safety solutions business. Having added all Drew Marine FSR marine firefighting equipment services (MFS) activities to its own credentials in life-saving appliances late 2019, VIKING is now a prominent supplier and service provider in the MFS segment. The Denmark based company employs o...

Viking Life-Saving Equipment Announces Deal For Aviation Suits In The British Sector North Sea

VIKING will work with Babcock Offshore to deliver aviation suits for Serica crew in the British sector of the North Sea. The contract marks VIKING’s second major success in the offshore aviation segment in as many years, following on from 2019 year’s agreement with CNOOC Petroleum Europe Limited, which also involved Babcock as aviation provider. STCW training Supplying offshore aircrews is an increasingly important focus for us, and we are quickly proving ourselves" Benny Carlsen,...

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