In a commitment to providing an optimal standard of living for its residents onboard, Storylines appoints global medical operations specialist VIKAND as a healthcare partner
Storylines has appointed VIKAND to advise on the design and setup of its onboard medical clinics. This includes developing and implementing appropriate policies, procedures and regulatory compliances.
“I am very pleased that VIKAND was chosen by Storylines as its medical partner,” said Peter Hult, CEO of VIKAND. “Our mission has always been to provide the highest quality and most cost-effective total healthcare and public health solutions possible. We understand the importance of the well-being of residents and crew because we live and breathe this daily as an organization.”
As experienced leaders in delivering healthcare and public health solutions to the cruise, offshore and commercial maritime industries, VIKAND creates customized medical services and healthcare programs for various clients, resulting in improved risk management and decreased costs. The company will advise Storylines on appropriate biomedical equipment to have onboard and provide recommendations for developing a full pharmacy and other advanced biomedical technology typically found in major shoreside facilities.
Storylines will also depend on VIKAND to source and train qualified medical personnel, manage electronic medical records, perform health inspections and maintain medical equipment.
“We’re pleased with VIKAND as a partner because they share our proactive approach to the health and well-being of our residents and crew,” said Storylines Chief Health Officer, Dr. Brian Martin. “Their professional team will be invaluable in advising us on how to help deliver the highest levels of healthcare risk reduction.”
Storylines offers a unique residential ship experience set to launch in 2025. Residents will live aboard the world’s only sustainable residential ship, traveling the world from the comfort of their homes. The company's vessel MV Narrative is equipped with comprehensive medical clinics and services, staffed by qualified doctors, nurses, pharmacists, physiotherapists and nutritionists.
VIKAND provides public health and medical solutions to the shipping, cruise, yachting, and offshore industries. Operating around the clock and worldwide, we are committed to delivering best-in-class healthcare solutions through transparent, proactive, and strong partnerships.
Storylines is a luxury lifestyle ship with a like-minded community of globally-conscious citizens traveling the world. We seek unique experiences, cultural events, and community participation while practicing and promoting sustainable global travel.