Ocean Safety to distribute Norwegian firm’s emergency immersion suits

Ocean Safety, specialists in the worldwide supply, distribution, service and hire of marine safety equipment, has been appointed by Hansen Protection to distribute their range of emergency immersion suits, work suits and thermal protection suits in the UK and Ireland.

Hansen Protection, whose headquarters are in Moss, Norway, has over 140 years of experience in manufacturing items in waterproof textiles, producing the first survival suit products for use in harsh environments and cold water areas back in 1976.

The emergency immersion suits, which will join Ocean Safety’s extensive portfolio of safety products, include Hansen’s E-307 III Immersion Suit, SeaPass Passenger Suit, SeaArctic suit and SeaWork suit.

“Hansen Protection have been looking at alternatives to strengthen our presence in the British market,” says Fredrik J Eriksen, head of Personal Protection at Hansen Protection AS. “We have chosen to work Ocean Safety and we look forward to developing the market together.”