Topaz Signs with Viking Life Saving

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment and OSV operator Topaz Energy and Marine announced this week the signing of a multi-million dollar, 10-year combined fixed price and exchange service agreement for liferafts whereby VIKING will upgrade all of Topaz’s current liferafts and manage the ongoing servicing and certification of Topaz’s liferaft fleet. “This agreement significantly … [Read more...]

Viking Launches New Mass Evacuation System for Large Cruise Ships

With the largest cruise ships of today now carrying upwards of 8,000 passengers and crew, it is easy to question just how safe these enormous vessels really are. A loss of power or even an engine room fire such as the one experienced by the Carnival Triumph earlier this year is one thing, but what about a Costa Concordia-type event that calls for the rapid evacuation of … [Read more...]