VIKAND selected for medical management services by Marella Cruises

VIKAND selected for medical management services by Marella Cruises

Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo exhibitor, and Health & Hygiene Zone partner Vikand Solutions, LLC has been appointed by Marella Cruises, a TUI Group brand, to manage its medical operations onboard its fleet of cruise ships. VIKAND are a global maritime medical operations and public health solutions provider, serving medical service solutions to over 170 cruise vessels.

“VIKAND will manage all aspects of onboard medical care and support Marella’s regulatory compliance to ensure the safe resumption of cruising. In addition to ensuring a best-in-class medical operation onboard, VIKAND is working with all regulatory organizations, governmental agencies and CLIA to ensure that Marella is in total compliance when the UK is opening cruising again.”

Peter Hult, CEO, VIKAND

VIKAND’s services encompass all aspects of healthcare at sea including medical staff, 24/7 dedicated shoreside medical support, policies and procedure, regulatory compliance, case and claims management, medical escorts, formulary and supplies, biomedical equipment management, public health consulting and proven strategies for proactive health management, including mental health support.

Hult comments, “Together with our approach to COVID-19 identification, mitigation, and prevention—which is fast moving, fluid and profoundly serious—we provide the breadth of healthcare solutions that need to become available at increasing speeds. It is our goal to offer Marella operational peace of mind.”

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.

The highly popular Health & Hygiene Zone will feature companies that provide products or services designed to help combat COVID-19 and other health-related issues on board cruise ships. The dedicated space on the show floor will provide cruise executives with the solutions to sanitization in housekeeping, dining, public areas, and more.

Check out the video below announcing the Health & Hygiene Zone:


VIKAND provides global medical and public health service solutions to the entire maritime industry, including cruise, yacht, superyacht, commercial shipping, fishing, and energy sectors. VIKAND works with more than 200 cruise ship clients—spread over 23 cruise lines—supporting 120,000 crew with medical and mental wellness needs supported by experienced onboard and onshore medical staffs. VIKAND’s proven medical and public health expertise and experience is demonstrated through a proactive and evidence-based healthcare approach, the VIKAND Total Healthcare Solution and is coordinated with global regulatory agencies and industry associations. Solutions encompass 24/7 medical management, public health, and COVID-19 consulting, biomedical equipment maintenance and products, and leading air and surface decontamination solutions.

Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo is the only event focusing solely on Hospitality in the Cruise industry. Register to attend Cruise Ship Hospitality Expo, 28 – 29 October 2021, Miami Beach Convention Center! Meet VIKAND on booth 503.

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