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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Marine Safety Equipment Manufacturer News

VIKING Americas VP, Al Osle

VIKING, PVA Join Forces for New USCG Safety Compliancy

Coastal vessel operators trying to come to terms with upgraded US Coast Guard regulations for survival craft have been helped along the way by VIKING at the annual Passenger Vessel Association and U.S. Coast Guard Industry Day in Miami. Marine safety equipment manufacturer and servicing provider VIKING Life-Saving Equipment recently participated in an event at the annual Passenger Vessel Association and U.S. Coast Guard Industry Day in Miami. The company had been invited to the event by John Groundwater…

VIKING’s VP Americas, Al Osle

VIKING's Helpline for New Coastal Safety Rules

With just a few months to go, VIKING has all hands on deck to ensure coastal vessel operators don’t risk their ability to sail under the US Coast Guard’s upgraded coastal vessel safety regulations. Marine safety equipment manufacturer and servicing provider VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S says it’s worried that commercial vessels operating in North American coastal waters and waterways simply won’t be able to sail when new USCG safety regulations come into force on 26 February 2016.

VIKINGs multi-layer flagship immersion suit in 'hi vis' yellow approved without a lifejacke

VIKING Steps Up Pace of Innovation at SMM

This year’s SMM in Hamburg will see VIKING release more innovations than at any other point in its 50-year history, including new developments in PPE clothing, safety equipment outsourcing, onboard training solutions, and evacuation systems, as well as a catalogue that almost doubles the number of maritime products. Esbjerg, Denmark, September 2014 – Riding high on market successes, marine safety equipment manufacturer VIKING Life-Saving Equipment’s product developers have…

Harry Gordon has entered his 50th year of service at Crewsaver. Pictured here with Managing Director, Moya Johnson.

Crewsaver’s Longest Serving Employee to Retire

Crewsaver Senior Welding Technician, Harry Gordon, has entered his 50th year at the U.K.’s leading marine safety equipment manufacturer this week. Harry, 64, from Stubbington in Hampshire, joined the company straight from school in 1964 when he was 15. He has worked in a range of roles at Crewsaver and in recent years has specialised in machining marker buoy covers and conducting rigorous tests on the company’s state of the art lifejackets. “When I was 15, my dad took me down for my first meeting with my boss to see if my feet would reach the pedals on the welding machines…