The world’s strongest lifeboat service solution

Having joined forces with Norsafe in 2018, VIKING holds a unique position as a leading manufacturer and service provider for lifeboats.

Adding all the benefits and efficiencies of the Norsafe OEM-grade service setup to our global on-call service offering and our Shipowner Agreement and Offshore Safety Agreement concepts, we enable our customers to streamline and simplify lifeboat safety compliance like never before.

Multi-brand service with OEM competence

VIKING offers a unique OEM approach to multi-brand lifeboat, rescue boat, launching and release gear service, maintenance, testing, retrofit, overhaul and repair.

Our large team of VIKING Safety Academy trained and certified service technicians have the competences to deliver the right solution for any project. Also, they work to maximize cost-efficiency, compliance and safety in the process.

We control the entire service value chain including booking, administration, spares, execution, documentation, training and support. This ensures that our customers can always expect unmatched competence, flexibility and quality.

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Our services

Powered by our unique setup, VIKING can perform your annual and five yearly lifeboat inspections in compliance with SOLAS requirements and all applicable MSC guidelines.

Our facilities and technicians are fully equipped and certified to service all major lifeboat and launching appliance brands in accordance with the latest SOLAS regulations, flag and class rules and makers' instructions.

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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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Lifeboat service on subscription

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

Add lifeboats to your 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.

New regulations drive higher standards for lifeboat service

Competence is key for MSC 402 compliance

Based on industry experience and consolidating existing standards, the new IMO resolution MSC 402 (96) and related regulations provide mandatory higher-quality standardization for companies performing maintenance services throughout the maritime industry.

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All services – one global partner

What is more, with a VIKING Shipowner Agreement or Offshore Safety Agreement, you can achieve safety compliance efficiencies at scale, leaving your multi-product service (lifeboats, liferafts, PPE, evacuation systems, firefighting equipment and more) safely in the hands of a global one-stop-shop supplier.

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Drydock lifeboat servicing and maintenance

When a vessel is taken to the dry dock, it provides for the optimal opportunity to perform service, maintenance or refurbishment of lifeboats, rescue boats and launching appliances. No matter the complexity and scope of your dry dock service job – VIKING has the solution and expertise.

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