Conde Naste Traveler: Cruise Ship Doctors Will Have a Tougher Job Than Ever Once Sailings Resume

Conde Naste Traveler: Cruise Ship Doctors Will Have a Tougher Job Than Ever Once Sailings Resume Cruise lines have always staffed medical crews who are held to high standards: American College of Emergency Physician guidelines require onboard staff to be on-call 24/7; physicians must have a minimum of three years of post-graduate experience in general and emergency medicine, or be … Read More

VIKAND Supports Saga’s Shield & Health Accreditation by Lloyd’s Register

VIKAND Supports Saga’s Shield & Health Accreditation By Lloyd’s Register 09 December 2020, Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA: Vikand Solutions, LLC—a global maritime medical operations and public health solutions provider—is honored to have played a role with Saga in assisting with the medical aspects of safety requirements for its Lloyd’s Register Shield+ COVID-19 health assurance accreditation. Saga is the first cruise … Read More

How to Provide Your Crew with the Medical Care They Need Whilst at Sea

How to Provide Your Crew with the Medical Care They Need Whilst at Sea As a commercial vessel operator, ensuring that your crew remains healthy and safe at sea is a top priority. However, this can become a challenge if there isn’t a medical professional onboard or if the signal is too low to connect with someone onshore. That’s where … Read More

VIKAND Selected for Medical Management Services by Marella Cruises

VIKAND Selected for Medical Management Services by Marella Cruises 19 November 2020, Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA:  Vikand Solutions, LLC—a global maritime medical operations and public health solutions provider—has been appointed by Marella Cruises—a brand of the TUI Group—to manage its medical operations onboard its fleet of cruise ships. “Vikand will manage all aspects of onboard medical care and support Marella’s … Read More

Tom Brady Joins VIKAND as Vice President, Global Partner Relationships

Tom Brady Joins VIKAND as Vice President, Global Partner Relationships 16 November 2020, Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA: VIKAND Solutions, LLC—a global maritime medical operations and public health provider—announces the appointment of Tom Brady as Vice President of Global Partner Relationships. Peter Hult, VIKAND CEO, comments, “Many of us had the pleasure of working with Tom during the early stages of the incredibly challenging COVID-19 outbreak in March and April with vessels in South America. Through this complex … Read More

Joseph Mujwit Joins VIKAND as Director of Risk Management & Environmental Solutions

Joseph Mujwit Joins VIKAND as Director of Risk Management & Environmental Solutions 12 November 2020, Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA: VIKAND Solutions, LLC—a global maritime medical operations and public health provider—announces the appointment of Joseph Mujwit as Director of Risk Management and Environmental Solutions. Joe’s role focuses on establishing sound risk management practices that reduce the impact of injuries and illnesses and their associated costs during operations. He leads VIKAND’s Environmental Consultancy providing sustainable environmental … Read More

Intercruises & Vikand Partner to Provide Global Port Medical Network

Intercruises & Vikand Partner to Provide Global Port Medical Network 3 November 2020, Hanover, GERMANY & Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA: Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services—an experienced global business offering ground handling and port operations services to the cruise industry, is partnering with Vikand Solutions—a global maritime medical operations and healthcare solutions provider—to develop a Global Port Medical Network. The Global Port … Read More

SFBJ: VIKAND Partnered with DasLab to Provide At-Home & Terminal COVID-19 Testing

SFBJ: VIKAND Partnered with DasLab to Provide At-Home & Terminal COVID-19 Testing Fort Lauderdale-based maritime medical and public health provider Vikand partnered with Berlin-based DasLab to provide at-home and terminal Covid-19 testing solutions. RECENT ARTICLES Damien O’Connor Joins VIKAND as Executive Vice President and General Manager for VIKAND Testing SolutionsFebruary 18, 2021Swan Hellenic to Vaccinate All Staff and CrewFebruary 15, 2021Swan … Read More

Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo America Announces Partnership With VIKAND

CRUISE SHIP HOSPITALITY EXPO AMERICA ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH VIKAND Brighton, England, October 2020 – Elite Exhibitions, the company behind Cruise Ship Interiors Expo, Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo, and Cruise Conversations, has partnered with VIKAND to provide the industry-leading Health & Hygiene Zone at Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo America, taking place 8 – 9 June 2021, Miami Beach Convention Center. The … Read More

Vikand & DasLab Create Partnership to Expedite COVID-19 Testing and Support Return to Service Recommendations

VIKAND & DasLab Create Partnership to Expedite COVID-19 Testing & Support Return to Service Recommendations 21 October 2020, Berlin, GERMANY, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA: Maritime medical and public health service provider, Vikand, and COVID-19 mitigator, DasLab—an advanced lab testing facilitator, announce their partnership to bring a global end-to-end COVID-19 testing solution for the cruise line industry and to support efforts … Read More