VIKAND about World Maritime Day 2015

(Fort Lauderdale, FL September 24th, 2015) – VIKAND is quoted in the article “World Maritime Day: What do you think” courtesy The Maritime Executive highlighting World Maritime Day 2015. Read an extract from the article below – or click  here to read the full article by Wendy Larsen on The Maritime Executive’s website. “As are the world’s oceans, the maritime industry is a global entity that … Read More

VIKAND’s Dr. Bill Heymann and President Peter Hult featured in The Maritime Executive

(Fort Lauderdale, FL August 17th, 2015) – Read an extract of the article “Maintaining seafarer’s wellness” by Wendy Laursen in the July/August issue of the The Maritime Executive below. “U.S.-based VIKAND provides medical services to the cruise industry, and the company is expanding its services to shipping and offshore companies through a telemedicine offering that provides a range of seafarer wellness services including … Read More

Tim Krulatz appointed as Director of Business Development, North America at VIKAND

(Fort Lauderdale, FL August 4th, 2015) – VIKAND is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Krulatz as Director of Business Development for the North American market. Tim will be responsible for developing VIKAND’s client base in North America, identifying medical service needs and working with clients and industry associations to define ways VIKAND can cultivate new innovative solutions. “While … Read More

VIKAND moves to Downtown Fort Lauderdale

– We are quickly growing and realized that we needed a new office space better suited to our needs. VIKAND is now located in the epicenter of Fort Lauderdale, in Las Olas River House, says Peter Hult, President. A majority of the VIKAND staff spends most time out of the office, organizing on-location set up of medical facilities and performing … Read More

VIKAND Hires Axel Flinder as Director of Business Development

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA (May 11th, 2015) – VIKAND is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Axel Flinder as the Director of Business Development. Axel is based in Oslo, Norway and will represent VIKAND’s growing operations in Norway and Northern Europe at large. “Axel brings a vast maritime knowledge and an impressive network to the VIKAND team”, said Peter Hult, President. “His … Read More

New Ownership Structure at VIKAND

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA (April 7th, 2015) – VIKAND, LLC has established a new ownership structure that will allow it to more quickly meet the demand for its high quality Medical offerings for the Cruise Lines and the Maritime industry.  The new structure will ensure that the high quality team working at VIKAND will be better able to service their expanding … Read More

VIKAND mentioned in The Maritime Executive article

Cruise lines have enjoyed freedom from liability for the actions of their doctors and nurses since 1988 when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit adopted the so-called Barbetta rule that said cruise ships are not floating hospitals.  Now, by its decision in the matter of Franza versus Royal Caribbean Cruises, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the … Read More

VIKAND Appointed by FleetPro Passenger Ship Management as Medical Consultants

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA (January 5th, 2015) – Medical management and consulting services provider, VIKAND (formerly, MHG Medical Management Services), announced today that they have been appointed as medical consultants to the fleet of vessels managed by FleetPro Passenger Ship Management, effective January 1st, 2015. FleetPro provides comprehensive services tailored to the needs of each vessel, ship owner or charterer, while … Read More

VIKAND Appointed by Windstar Cruises as Medical Consultants

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA (January 7th, 2015) – Medical management and consulting services provider, VIKAND (formerly, MHG Medical Management Services), announced today that they have been appointed by Windstar Cruises as medical consultants to their fleet, effective January 1st, 2015. Windstar Cruises provides completely inclusive, luxurious small ship cruising aboard four beautiful yachts, with itineraries across the globe.  All staterooms and … Read More