Health & Safety


Safety Talk

At Viking Tours safety is our number one priority. The Class V ship ‘Viking I” is a registered passenger vessel with Waterways Ireland and licensed by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. It carries all the necessary safety features and equipment onboard. At the beginning of every cruise there is a safety talk and we ask you to please listen attentively.

man putting life jacket on young girl
life ring on side of ship

Safety Equipment Onboard

Life rafts, lifejackets, lifebuoys, flares, portable fire equipment, automatic fire extinguishing systems, hand fire pump, an emergency steering tiller, electric and hand bilge pumps, navigational lights and equipment (GPS), radio installations (VHF), anchor, boarding ladder, emergency defibrillator (AED) and first-aid kit.

Safety Illustrations

You may wish to study the accompanying illustrations for further information on the vessel’s layout.

Passenger Vessel Particulars

Name of ship: Viking 1

Passenger Ship Certificate for a Class V Domestic Voyage issued under the provisions of the Merchant Shipping Act of 1992, as amended, by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. Licence No. 58

Registered Passenger Vessel with Waterways Ireland No.1182

Licence to establish a Wireless Telegraph Ship Station under Regulation 5 of the Wireless Telegraphy (Ship Station Radio Licence) Regulations, 2006 (S.I. No. 414 of 2006) Licence No. LSR14879 MMSI No. 250006095 Frequency Band: VHF (as per Mobile allocations in ITU Radio Regulations Article 5 [5.226 & 5.227])

Certificate of Insurance (Knighthood Corporate Assurance Services) for Passenger Boat and Marine Service Operators. Policy No. KPS 222

Certificate of Inspection for all Fire Equipment onboard. Each apparatus is individually serviced, labelled, and inspected in accordance with requirements of Irish Standard 291 (2015).

M.E.D/SOLAS approved closed-cell foam Lifejackets (adults, children, and infants) under the international standard IMO Res MSC.81(70) with resolution MSC.200 (80).

Business Registered in Ireland No. 351693

Port of registry: pending