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Fully prepared for Polar Code

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 […]

Champion for Service

A full davit inspection and service on the seismic vessel Oceanic Champion highlights why customers choose to work with certified specialists from Vestdavit when it comes to equipment renewal.    Recent work at Frederikshavn’s Orskov yard, Denmark on the CCG Eidesvik vessel Oceanic Champion included a 10-day inspection and repair project covering two TDB-9000 telescopic […]

Cooperation Agreement between ECA and Vestdavit for Launch and Recovery Systems

ECA and Vestdavit are proud to announce that, at the occasion of Euronaval, they have signed a cooperation agreement to develop the next generation of Launch and Recovery systems for Unmanned Maritime Systems. The use of Unmanned Maritime Systems (“UMS”), Remotely Operated Vehicles (“ROV”), Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (“AUV”) as well as Unmanned Surface Vehicles (“USV”) […]

Quality Management assured

Vestdavit is very proud to have become one of the first companies in the marine and offshore sector to achieve certification under the revised ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System during 2016. ISO 9001 standards are continuously reviewed and periodically updated to reflect the changing challenges faced by business. QMS re-certification for Vestdavit acknowledges the company’s […]

New visual identity for Vestdavit

Sustained low oil prices, changing safety rules and new vessel operating scenarios require more flexibility from Vestdavit’s boat handling systems than ever before. We believe our new identity captures the agility now required of marine equipment suppliers. As the world’s leading provider of safe and efficient davits, our response needs to be coherent and strategic, […]

Esvagt breaktrought for MissionEase

By the end of 2016, high profile offshore owner Esvagt will become the first user of the Vestdavit MissionEase multi-boat handling solution for mission bays, on completion of its new North Sea crew change vessel by Spanish shipbuilder Astillero Zamakona. MissionEase is truly unique: it is the first multi-boat handling system in the offshore segment […]

Special duties in the Med

The supply vessel Siem Pilot is Norway’s contribution to Triton, the search and rescue operation that is saving lives on a daily basis in the Mediterranean, in response to the seemingly inexhaustible flow of refugees heading from North Africa to Europe in flimsy inflatables. Deployed in June 2015, the vessel and her crew reckon to […]

Meeting a wider audience

Vestdavit’s two newest Area Sales Managers are already familiar faces within their own regions, but SMM 2016 provides an opportunity to introduce them to a broader audience (Visit Vestdavit, SMM 2016, Hall B5 Stand 233). Håvard Lien Austerheim, Area Sales Manager for Norway, Scandinavia and Poland, will be a second time visitor to SMM, having […]

Vestdavit Academy

The Vestdavit academy provides user and maintenance training for crew and operators. The training facility outside Bergen on the west coast facing the North Sea is a good venue for training. To facilitate the course Vestdavit has installed a PLAR-4000 MOB boat davit, fitted with all relevant safety features. This davit will serve as a […]

Full functional test of new PAPH-7000 davit

Vestdavit has recently performed a full functional test of its newest and most advanced PAP davit, the PAPH-7000 davit. This compact single-point davit is fitted with an anti-pendulation device and can safely launch and retrieve boats up to 7 tonnes in weight in sea state 6. A long series of these davits has been ordered […]