AYOP’s member database has been expanded again with BIARDO SURVIVAL SUITS B.V., experts in safety equipment for personnel in the offshore industry. The company supplies, rents and maintains survival suits and lifejackets for a broad range of companies in the sector, and offers specifically designed products that ensure an optimal functionality and performance across a wide variety of offshore activities.

BIARDO’s portfolio ranges from helicopter transportation suits, crew/hoist operation suits, immersion suits, survival suits and work suits to lifejackets, lifejackets with EBS or re-breather system and personal locator beacons. Clients include oil & gas companies, helicopter operators, aviation and shipping companies, energy firms, offshore wind farms, ship owners and government institutions such as the Dutch navy and air force.

With its main office in Heemskerk, the company also has facilities in Amsterdam, Den Helder, Eemshaven and Emden (Germany). BIARDO SURVIVAL SUITS is part of the Hansen Protection Group Norway. With over 35 years of experience under its belt, it works with the highest quality standards available, including ETSO, EASA and SOLAS.

“By joining AYOP we aim to make new and enhance existing connections that further support the activities of all members,” says Jordy Hogervorst, account manager at BIARDO.

Sylvia Boer, director AYOP: “We already had 94 members, but none like BIARDO. We are delighted that we can now represent this unique  part of the chain as well.”