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Join the Vestdavit blog

The Vestdavit blog recently went live and we’re inviting your comments. As always, our aim is to serve the buyers and users of our davits, and for our products and services to be under continuous improvement. Those efforts don’t take place in a vacuum; they need to be based on dialogue with our customers on […]

Vestdavit PAP-16000 brings new davit lifting force to market

Vestdavit has completed its largest ever single-point A-frame davit for over the side boat handling, rising to the continuing challenge set by customers to be able to launch and retrieve ever larger workboats from their ships. The first PAP-16000 davit, which features a safe working load of 16t, will be installed on board a service […]

Fire in Vestdavit offices – Possible disruption of service

Vestdavit and all staff would like to express sincere thanks for the inquiries and good wishes sent to us by our industry partners, following the fire which occurred in the stairwell of our Bergen headquarters building on April 19th. The safety of our staff is paramount, and we are happy to report that no one […]

Vestdavit mission accomplished on Ramform safety

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

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

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

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

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 […]