Founded in 1903, Norsafe is a leading designer and manufacturer of high quality life-saving appliances using the latest techniques and materials to protect seafarers and offshore workers worldwide. Since its foundation, it has supplied over 28,000 lifeboats to the global shipping market
Its advanced products are manufactured in accordance with the latest SOLAS requirements and are approved by the leading National and Certifying Authorities for both ships and offshore use.
Since the acquisition of Norsafe by VIKING Life-Saving Equipment, a global market leader in maritime and offshore safety, the joining of forces between the two companies ensure a unique and unmatched product and service offering in the maritime safety industry worldwide, providing lifeboat maintenance from over 300 ports.
Used to provide rapid evacuation in emergencies via a ramp, hitting the water well away from the mothership or offshore installation. Our largest boats can withstand drops from up to 50 metres and we supply davits adapted to suit all on-board conditions.
For use on ships and offshore installations. Each lifeboat is totally enclosed and varies in capacity from 26 to 150 persons.
Designed to operate away from the mother ship or offshore installations for extended periods. Suitable for all types of marine and SAR missions.
A highly maneuverable and fast range of boats with a low freeboard to facilitate rescue operations and patrols.
Built in accordance with the DNV 2.21 Craft regulations, our work boats are designed for a wide range of services from seismic activities, oil spill recovery, fish farming and dive support to inspection, survey and towing duties.
A wide range is available to help launch conventional and freefall lifeboats, liferafts and rescue boats.
Following industry feedback, our new generation on-load hook release systems have been designed for clarity of operation, low maintenance use, and security against premature release.
Military and Professional
A trusted range of high quality boats designed to operate for extended periods away from the shore or mothership. The layout and high performance of the boats make them ideal for patrol, assistance and special applications including operations in hostile areas.
As a complete provider within maritime safety, Norsafe offers courses and training through Norsafe Academy, with state-of-the-art training facilities at the Port of Lavrion in Greece and at Rosendal in Norway.
Norsafe Group has a network of 45 authorized service partners spread across all continents, operating from 300 ports worldwide.