Lifeboat solutions for commercial shipping

Under the VIKING Norsafe brand, we bring the commercial shipping industry a unique full-scope value proposition, when it comes to the supply and service of conventional and free fall lifeboats, rescue boats and davits.

Lifeboat technology second to none

Available for all types of vessels, our in-house manufactured VIKING Norsafe boats and davits meet and exceed international maritime standards for commercial shipping and define performance and safety expectations for crew. VIKING’s unequalled service network also provides authorized, OEM-grade support for other brands, drawing on a century of expertise, high quality craftsmanship and meticulous testing for all sea conditions.

A solid reputation for reliable performance

Today’s cargo ships benefit from highly reliable, durable and well-designed boat and davit solutions – ensuring optimal safety while saving time and money over the lifetime of the vessel. The best of these solutions are part of the plan right from the start – and they simplify every aspect of managing your lifeboats and davits.

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Lifeboat service

Lifeboat service

We control the entire lifeboat service value chain, from booking and inspection to execution spares, documentation and training. This way, our services for lifeboats, rescue boats and davits of any make and type, make compliance simpler and more streamlined.

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VIKING Norsafe products are proven in use and have been used in several emergency evacuations - many hold world records for performance.

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Get your lifeboats on subscription

With a VIKING Shipowner Agreement, you can trust the experts to manage, streamline and simplify all aspects of onboard safety and compliance.

Add lifeboats to your Shipowner Agreement and experience how fixed service prices in 100+ ports, OEM-grade multi-brand service efficiency and a host of other benefits make a difference to your operations.

Bring us on board early when building a new vessel

When designing and building a new vessel, there are plenty of decisions to make and regulations to be aware of and short-term savings can quickly evaporate as operational realities take over.

Our experience in lifeboat solutions is second to none and we take pride in solving the challenges you face.

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Request advanced documentation

Bring our experts on board from the outset and optimize the total cost of ownership of your lifeboat solution.

Submit this form to request advanced documentation for your new vessel design or to get free safety advice for your specific project.

E.g. lifeboats for a new vessel project
E.g. 3D drawings of specific lifeboat davit

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