Marine and fire safety equipment manufacturer Viking Life-Saving Equipment has announced it is opening four servicing stations at Brest (France), Split (Croatia), Kaohsiung (Taiwan) and Port Klang (Malaysia). The new ports further expand the company’s already dense network of stations in Europe and
The new facility at
Kaohsiung, Taiwan, was in 2009 rated as the world’s 12th most important container port by the American Association of Port Authorities. It is the biggest port in
The latest addition to the company’s Malaysian presence was in fact established on the basis of direct customer feedback. Located at Port Klang, the fourth facility introduced in the latest wave of expansion is the result of Viking’s strategic emphasis to keep in close touch with its customers.
The Port Klang and Kaohsiung facilities are also part of the global Viking Exchange network and will provide liferaft servicing where the emphasis is on convenience and rapid turn-around.
“Listening and responding to customers is key to the continued success and growth of any business,” says Henrik Uhd Christensen, Viking’s CEO. “At the same time, Port Klang is
The new servicing stations in Split, Brest, Kaohsiung and Port Klang stations all form part of Viking’s strategic push to expand its worldwide network, now numbering over 60 branch offices and 270 certified servicing points, and the number will continue to grow at a constant rate.