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Viking completes sea trial of new passenger evacuation system

Nov 20, 2018 - Marketline Newswire

Maritime safety equipment and servicing provider Viking Life-Saving Equipment has successfully completed a full-scale heavy weather sea trial (HWST) of its new passenger evacuation system LifeCraft.

Designed to serve the cruise ship operators, LifeCraft is a hybrid-intended solution designed to replace lifeboats and liferafts.The HWST included a number of phases and was conducted on the North Sea between southern Norway and the UK.As part of the tests, LifeCraft was ballasted with 70t to s...