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Fixed price offer for annual inspection

Vestdavit has introduced a fixed price annual inspection scheme covering all inspections the take place in Norway. A new fixed price annual inspection offer from Vestdavit represents the latest step in our strategy to offer full transparency to customers on costs in order that they can pre-plan and control their budgets. Designed for simplicity, the […]

Esvagt turns to Vestdavit for high seas windfarm boat-handling

Vestdavit has reinforced its claim to be the davit supplier of choice for higher sea states after securing orders to equip three state-of-the-art Esvagt Service Operations Vessels (SOVs) destined to support windfarm maintenance in challenging North Sea conditions. Developed by Havyard Design & Solution and built by Havyard Ship Technology, the Esvagt trio will be […]

MissionEase chosen for Nexans cable layer

Vestdavit has secured a major breakthrough for its MissionEase multi-boat handling system for mission bays, after winning the contract to equip the Nexans flag ship cable layer Nexans Aurora. The high-end Nexans cable laying vessel (CLV) has been designed by Skipsteknisk in Ålesund and will be constructed by Norwegian yard Ulstein Verft. At 149.9m in […]

Training program gets ‘hands-on’

Vestdavit has developed a new and scalable training program that can be adapted to fit the requirements of any course participant, including davit operators, ship crews, ship technicians and service partner technicians. The new easy-to-follow training program and its supporting documentation have been devised by our skilled pool of instructors, whose knowledge and experience covers […]

Made to measure for US customers

Vestdavit has been delivering davits to customers in the U.S. since the early 1990s, but the start-up of a U.S. subsidiary in September 2017 recognizes the fact that North America has become our biggest single market. Establishing Vestdavit, Inc., based in Seattle, represents a new strategic commitment in support of our longstanding U.S. customer base, […]

Adding strength in depth

Two significant new hires have been made, each of which in its own way will strengthen both Vestdavit as a company and its interactions with its clients. As far as our customer-facing team is concerned, William Goodall joins us following his appointment as Area Sales Manager with responsibility for the UK, India and Middle East […]

Vestdavit Tow Winch : TW-4150

A distinguishing feature of the Vestdavit range of boat-handling solutions, and one of the reasons for our continuing success as a davit supplier, is the emphasis we place on safe handling across a variety of ship speeds – whatever the sea state. Exemplary is the thinking behind the electrically-powered TW-4150 tow winch, which is capable […]

Exhibition in New Orleans

Vestdavit will attend the International WorkBoat Show in New Orleans 28-30 November 2018. Please visit us at stand #1348. We are ready to talk to you. Come and try our new VR simulator.

New service partner in South Africa

To strengthen our local presence, Vestdavit AS has been going through an evaluation phase for the last months to appoint a preferred service partner in South Africa. We have signed an agreement with Novamarine, which as of October 1st is a division of Sturrock Grindrod. This service partner, we believe, will serve as a very […]

Class will follow the Vestdavit standard

A new voluntary certification standard covering the davits used to launch and recover workboats and tenders is in its final review with DNV GL. For Vestdavit, the new standard promises not only clarity on davit performance, but recommendations that align closely with some of the design features that we have long argued lead to safer […]