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On site training possibilities for davit operators

Training I

Hands-on, quality training in both davit operations and maintenance are important for the safety and longevity of your davit system and crew. Did you know that Vestdavit can come to you and complete training on your location?

Kystvaken PLR-5002

Norwegian Coastguard retrofits single-point davits for enhanced safety

The Norwegian Coastguard just raised its standard by retrofitting six single-point davits to its Nordkapp-class vessels, not just to enhance safety, but also for more efficient use of space aboard its compact vessels. Norway’s reputation…
Shock Aborbers

US Coast Guard converts to hydraulic shock absorbers

Roaming the seas without shock absorbers can be a rocky affair. The US Coast Guard has now been convinced by the Vestdavit standard, and are fitting their davit systems with hydraulic shock absorbers for essential crew safety at sea. A…
NORSOK

Lifting the lid on davit regulations

Davit regulations are many, varied and can differ according to use and industries. If you are in need of a workboat davit for seismic operations, or whether are you working in the petroleum industry, there are different standards for you to…