VIKING SELECTED BY MAJOR UAE SHIPPING AND LOGISTICS COMPANY FOR SAFETY SERVICING
Esbjerg, Denmark, 30 April 2019
VIKING has been awarded a five-year contract by ADNOC Logistics & Services for their safety equipment servicing.
Maritime safety equipment manufacturer and global service provider VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S (VIKING) has won a tender to work with world-class shipping services company ADNOC Logistics & Services.
The five-year contract extends to a fleet of more than 120 vessels and encompasses a complete service offering including marine fire and lifeboat servicing, as well as an exchange agreement for VIKING’s S30 liferafts with extended service intervals.
Key player in the UAE
Playing a pivotal role in the development of the United Arab Emirates’ energy industries, ADNOC Logistics & Services - the company formed by the integration of Esnaad, Irshad and Adnatco - supplies its customers with reliable shipping, offshore logistics and onshore services.
The company has 40 years of experience under its belt and commands logistics infrastructure spanning over 1.4 million square meters. Its large fleet of vessels is used for ocean-going shipping activities, offshore support and port operation, delivering hydrocarbon products and dry bulk from Abu Dhabi to customers all over the world.
“Upholding a clean Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) record and maintaining asset integrity are the company’s top priorities,” commented VIKING’s Country Director for the Middle East, India & Sri Lanka, Kevin Momme. “And at VIKING we are excited to support ADNOC Logistics & Services safety as a priority with our comprehensive servicing.”
Meeting maritime safety obligations
Moving goods in sometimes treacherous waters all over the world presents maritime safety challenges. Managing these challenges and complying with mandatory maritime safety regulations such as SOLAS and the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) code can be a tough task. Backed by 59 years in maritime safety equipment and servicing, VIKING’s complete service offering makes the task as simple as possible. The offering is supported by a 24/7 service network that provides liferaft servicing from approx. 300 ports worldwide.
“This is a major win for VIKING and it’s further proof that leading companies have trust in our capabilities, products and services,” adds Kevin Momme.
From left: George Yohannan, Bjarne Kolbo Nielsen and Kevin Momme from VIKING Life-Saving Equipment. Middle to right: Yousef Humaid Saleh, Mashood Dar, Gaurav Ravi Chaudhary and Abubacker Sitheik from ADNOC Logistics & Services.
For more information please contact:
Kevin Momme, Country Director Middle East, p: +971 5045 21766, e: KMO@VIKING-life.com
Lone Aaboe, Corporate Communications Manager, p: (+45) 2542 8217, e: LAJ@VIKING-life.com
VIKING Life-Saving Equipment is a global market leader in maritime and offshore safety. Headquartered in Denmark, the corporation manufactures, supplies and services everything from chute and slide-based evacuation systems to liferafts, lifejackets, immersion suits, firefighting equipment, aviation safety gear, lifeboats, hooks, davits and more.
VIKING brings its customers all the elements needed to simplify safety, including the world’s broadest range of safety products and a highly efficient, worldwide servicing network. And it stands out in the ability to offer complete safety compliance solutions – all certified in accordance with the latest IMO, SOLAS, EU and USCG requirements. Known as VIKING Shipowner and Offshore Safety Agreements, these uniquely customizable solutions incorporate safety products, global servicing, exchange, single-source management, and financing in a variety of fixed price structures.
In 2018, VIKING acquired Norsafe, the Norwegian boatbuilder whose lifeboats are used throughout the world, adding further strength to an unmatched product and service offering in the global maritime safety industry.
Founded in 1960, the privately held corporation manufactures in Denmark, Norway, Bulgaria, Greece, China and Thailand, and provides safety solutions in all significant markets and locations.