Schat-Harding is expanding its global service network with a new Italian
office and service station in Livorno. It will be a branch office of USH
Spain and will be managed by Enrico Venezia, who has extensive
experience with lifeboat servicing, and has until recently been based in
Miami servicing cruise vessels.
“There is a very strong base of Italian owners who are safety conscious,
and of course the Italian ports get a lot of cruise calls,” explains
David Bradley, Executive Vice-President and head of Schat-Harding’s
service division. “It makes good sense to have a stronger presence in
Italy and we expect to expand from two to seven service engineers in
Italy in the next few months.”
Contact details for the Italian office are:
Umoe Schat-Harding S.L.
Via Delle Cateratte 92/4,
57122 Livorno (LI),
Schat-Harding is the world’s leading supplier and authorised service
provider for lifeboat and evacuation systems for the offshore, cruise
and shipping industries. With factories and offices in Norway, the UK,
the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Panama, Singapore, Spain, Canada, the
Czech Republic, the USA and China, and agents in thirty other countries,
Schat-Harding provides a global service and supply network.
Brands now owned by Schat-Harding include Watercraft, Viking Marine,
Waterman, Fiskars, Davit-Company, MASECO, Watercraft America, William
Mills Marine, Schat, Harding, Mulder & Rijke and the Beiyang
Boatbuilding Co. In addition Schat-Harding is now authorised by many of
the world’s lifeboat manufacturers to provide OEM servicing in
accordance with the requirements of MSC1206.
For more information:
+44 23 9260 3880