Trelleborg to become exclusive distributor of VIKING Fender Davit systems


Trelleborg Marine and Infrastructure has signed an exclusive multi-year distribution agreement with VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S (VIKING), a global market leader in maritime and offshore safety solutions. Under the agreement, Trelleborg will be the exclusive distributor of the highly safe and efficient Fender Davit systems manufactured by VIKING, further solidifying its commitment to delivering the highest quality and most reliable products to its customers.

With headquarters in Denmark, VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S provides full-scope safety solutions and services for users around the world, including passenger and cargo ships, offshore installations, offshore wind turbines, fishing vessels, navies, helicopter services, fire departments, and leisure yachts.

By joining forces with VIKING, Trelleborg takes a significant step towards achieving its vision of expanding its product offerings and making its advanced Fender solutions more accessible to its customers. Trelleborg’s pneumatic fenders have earned a reputation for their unparalleled reliability and safety in safeguarding vessels and infrastructure across berthing applications. Manufactured from premium materials and subjected to strict testing, these fenders meet the rigorous standards of ISO 17357-1:2014. Through this agreement clients will now have access to davit systems to facilitate smooth operations of pneumatic fenders.

Richard Hepworth, President Trelleborg Marine and Infrastructure, said: “It is with great excitement that we announce our partnership with VIKING. We look forward to utilizing their renowned and reliable expertise in Fender Davit systems and provide a comprehensive package of davit and pneumatic fender systems to our customers around the world.”

Hepworth elaborates: “By making this strategic move, we are able to combine our complementary solutions, which will increase the strength of our world-class offerings across a broader range of customers.”

Commenting on the deal, Benny Carlsen from VIKING Life-Saving Equipment A/S, says: “VIKING looks forward to supporting Trelleborg in our future cooperation – and to enabling expanded opportunities for global customers to have high quality VIKING designed and manufactured fender davits available for their vessels.”

Trelleborg’s pneumatic fenders comply fully with ISO 17357-1:2014, ensuring enhanced durability and optimum performance in even the harshest of environmental conditions.