Evacuation systems for offshore oil and gas

VIKING is a global leader and innovator in offshore life-saving equipment and evacuation solutions. Our chute and liferaft based evacuation systems are trusted by offshore operators worldwide for their ability to safety evacuate 159 offshore crew in just 10 minutes - and from installation heights up to a staggering 81 meters.

With the industry’s widest and tallest range, only VIKING can supply a solution for any fixed or floating installation type - and for all operating conditions. Designed to increase personal safety, VIKING evacuation systems ensure protection from the elements and a quick, safe and intuitive descent to sea level, while requiring a minimum of operational involvement from crew.



81 m

World record evacuation height

WEB Liferaft


Evacuation systems in operation



Persons evacuated in 10 minutes

Select an evacuation system for your operation

As with all other equipment on an oil and gas offshore installation, the design of the evacuation systems must take a wide range of factors into account. Asset type, installation location, height, special weather conditions as well as the flow of crew in an emergency situation.

Get our full evacuation system overview here or in the brochure section below.

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Access our global service network

With more than 280 stations covering all major ports and offshore hubs, our certified and highly trained technicians work towards globally uniform and audited quality standards, to ensure you the best and most efficient servicing experience.

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Every minute counts when an offshore installation must be abandoned. Even when helicopter and lifeboat evacuation is no longer an option – you can count on a VIKING evacuation system.

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Always offshore compliant

All VIKING offshore evacuation systems are constructed according to specifications outlined in the SOLAS regulations, LSA Code, MODU Code, NORSOK, PSA (Petroleum Safety Authority Norway) regulations, NMA regulations and many more.

Our evacuation solutions can easily be configured to meet the various demands such as increased installation heights, increase in personnel weight, requirements for electrical installation, EX and blast rated installation options and polar conditions.

Bring the safety experts before building new assets

Our experience in offshore evacuation systems and lifeboat solutions is second to none - and we take pride in solving the challenges our customers face.

Bring our experts on board from the design phase to optimize the total cost of ownership of your evacuation solution, as well as the overall efficiency of your evacuation setup.

Submit this form to request advanced documentation for your new rig, platform or FPSO design or to get free safety advice for your specific project.

E.g. evacuation systems for a new vessel project
E.g. drawings of specific evacuation systems

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