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First PLD-4000 for Mauritius

Vestdavit’s strong presence in France now extends to the French overseas department of Réunion, following a davit delivery to the authorities patrolling, surveying and managing lighthouse and beacons on and around the Indian Ocean island. The Mauritian project also involves the first delivery of a PLD-4000, a 4-ton version of the latest ‘docking davit’ from […]

Royal Navy returns to Vestdavit for patrol ship refits

The strength of Vestdavit’s relations with the Royal Navy was recently confirmed by an order for four PLR-5000 davits, as preferred supplier of launch and recovery  for the oldest squadron in the Royal Navy – the Fishery Protection Squadron. Vestdavit has won the order to supply four PLR-5000 marine davits for the Royal Navy Fishery […]

Optimal multi davit for tomorrow and today

Vestdavit is introducing a new and flexible davit system that is optimized for multi-boat handling duties, with performance levels that will be of interest for the mission ships of the future and those in-service today. Using proven technology, the 2TDB-7000 davit system will offer single and dual point boat handling capability to ships that need […]

Adding to the talent pool

Vestdavit has made some significant new hires in the first part of 2019, adding to its talent base in customer relations, project management and after sales in support of its continuing strategy to strengthen and grow davits business worldwide. New Vestdavit Area Sales Manager, Tomas Crespo, brings more than 25 year of experience to his […]

Vestdavit – upcoming exhibitions

4-7 June: Vestdavit will be an exhibitor at Nor-Shipping 2019, Norway’s premier maritime event, which attracts stakeholders from all over the world to the Oslo  conference and exhibition centre on a biennial basis. Join us at  Stand no C05-46, to hear about latest developments across Vestdavit’s safe boat handling davit portfolio. 11-13 June: Vestdavit will […]

Training advance with Vestdavit VR

The rapid advance of Virtual Reality from gaming and marketing applications has seen the technology establish itself as a key tool in design and personnel training. Today, computer-generated, 3D representations of the physical world offer immersive experiences, allowing the user to engage fully in training across multiple scenarios and challenges, without visiting a training centre. […]

We`re moving!

The 28th June, Vestdavit will be moving its head offices to new premises that better fit our current and future needs. Our new premises are located at Floor 4, Damsgårdsveien 125, 5160 Laksevåg, Bergen, very close to our existing head office and all contact details will remain unchanged. Thank you for your understanding if there […]

PAP-6000 davits for the Royal Norwegian Navy`s largest ship

Royal Norwegian Navy’s biggest ship to date, KNM Maud, lands in Norway fully equipped with innovative MOB boat launch and recovery system courtesy of Vestdavit. A high profile example of the continuing preference of navies and coastguards for Vestdavit boat launching and recovery systems arrived in Bergen’s Haakonsvern naval base during March, in the shape […]

New training package success in theory and practice

The scope of user training available from Vestdavit now takes in hands-on davit use, following the commissioning of a new quayside A-frame unit at a demonstration area at our  Bergen headquarters. A three-day Vestdavit boat launching and recovery training course staged in February in Bergen brought strong positive feedback from participants, based on its structure […]