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Vestdavit mission accomplished on Ramform safety

PGS Hyperion

Seatrials are underway in Japan involving Ramform Hyperion, the last of four ships built to the seismic sector’s all-time highest specifications, completing a project that shows the way distinctive design also demands innovation from the equipment keeping ships safely in service. Reckoned to be the widest monohulls at the waterline ever built, the Petroleum Geo-Services […]

NAVDEX, ABU DHABI 19-23 February 2017

Navdex 2017

We are attending the NAVDEX exhibition in Abu Dhabi. Come by Stand, A-030 to meet our team. Vestdavit will be showcasing its marine solutions. Looking forward to meeting you at NAVDEX, Abu Dhabi, between the dates 19-23 February.

Lightweight davits lift performance

PLAR-6500

Resilience and reliability are performance prerequisites for the Cape Class fast patrol boats operated by the Australian Border Protection, but so are stability and rapid deployment for the craft protecting Australia’s borders. Every kilo saved in onboard equipment weight can deliver enhanced vessel stability, additional payload, or both. That is why the PLAR-6500 davits from […]

Vestdavit keeps crews working safely when others have to stop

Vestdavit kör utbildning på kran till FVM.

In an uncertain world, navy and coastguard vessels need handling systems they can rely on, perhaps, now more than ever before. Vestdavit’s boat-handling systems are designed to perform, so that patrol, raiding, rescue and interception duties can call on flexible and reliable equipment that is ready to respond to fast-changing situations, even in high sea […]

Vestdavit offers speed boost or power saving choice

Testing at Nutec

Client consultation and a full internal technical review have prompted Vestdavit to refine lifting speed vs power options available across its entire davits range. The boat handling specialist has been focusing on how best to optimise equipment hoisting and lowering speeds within available power constraints, or reduce power while maintaining speeds. “Optimising the handling speed/power […]

Davit designs for download

solidcomponents

Vestdavit’s digital library of 2D and 3D davit drawings is providing a powerful tool for ship designers, allowing them to download davit CAD files to include in their vessel conceptualisation files on a ‘cut and paste’ basis. Vestdavit’s large range of davits, covering naval, coastguard, commercial marine and offshore sectors, can be accessed via a […]

Royal Navy prefers PLR-5000 for latest OPV duo

bae-opv

The UK Ministry of Defence has given the go ahead for BAE Systems to build two further Royal Navy ‘River Class’ offshore patrol vessels, in a move that signals good news for Vestdavit. The contract brings the total number of River Class OPVs now due delivery from Glasgow under the MOD’s ‘Batch 2’ ordering round […]

Fully prepared for Polar Code

hms-protector

IMO safety standards are a minimum: entry into force of the Polar Code from January 2017 holds no surprises for Vestdavit, which has exceeded the new standards for many years. A combination of climatic and economic conditions saw the number of cargo vessels completing the Northern Sea Route fall to 18 in 2015, compared to […]