VIKING Life-Saving Equipment is a Denmark-based private company that manages a staff of more than 1,200 employees worldwide and was founded in 1960. VIKING Life-Saving Equipment offers a range of maritime safety equipment and solutions. The company serves offshore installation devices, fishing vessels, yachts, passenger and cargo ships, and the defense and fire fighting industries. It has manufacturing plants in Denmark, Norway and Thailand and maintains a network of over 40 branch offices and nearly 270 authorized servicing stations worldwide. Some of the company s products include lifesaving appliances, immersion suits, life rafts, boats, personal protective equipment, and marine and offshore evacuation systems.