VIKING UK adds new marine fire service division

Great Yarmouth, UK, November 8, 2010 – Leading global marine and fire safety equipment manufacturer VIKING Life-Saving Equipment has announced the expansion of its global fire servicing network with a new marine fire service division in the United Kingdom.

The new division will offer certified servicing of marine fire equipment for offshore fixed rigs and marine ships, including fixed-price VIKING Shipowner Agreements especially tailored for marine fire servicing.

VIKING UK’s managing director Mark Harriman welcomes the addition of the new fire division, which he sees as further strengthening the company’s commitment to customer service. “The new division is a perfect complement to our existing business offerings. It also strengthens VIKING’s positioning as safety experts, expanding our dedicated global network of safety solutions and furthering our overriding objective of saving and protecting human lives all over the world.

”Harriman continues: “We’ve been lucky to get hold of three highly experienced technicians with more than 50 collective years of experience in fire servicing. And they’ve been equipped with all the necessary tools, spare parts, product stock and updated service bulletins needed to ensure high standards of service. So we’re hitting the ground running from the first of November.

”Today, VIKING is represented in offices at Aberdeen, Gt. Yarmouth, Liverpool, and Southampton. Marine Fire Servicing will be offered from all locations with the exception of Aberdeen.