Vestdavit multi-boat handling system secures US patent

Unique IP enabling the MissionEase multi-boat handling solution for mission bays is now protected by US patent

Vestdavit has secured a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for MissionEase which protects the multi-boat handling system’s unique mode of operation from plagiarism. MissionEase Boat-handling specialist Vestdavit has developed MissionEase as a more efficient and safer transfer method for RHIBS, USVs and other craft within mission bays between their storage and […]

MissionEase shortlisted for prestigious Safety at Sea Award

Vestdavit MissionEase

Vestdavit is both proud and excited that its unique MissionEase boat launch and recovery system for mission bays has been shortlisted by judges at this year’s prestigious and popular Safety at Sea Awards 2018. MissionEase has been shortlisted in the Best Safety Product of the Year (hardware) category, where the Safety at Sea panel of […]

A new lead for after sales

Service Engineer at work

Over six months into his appointment in the newly created post of Vestdavit After Sales Director, Henric Collvin has formulated a clear path towards growing a part of our business that plays to an unsung company strength. Developing strong, long-term relationships can be decisive, and it is certainly something Vestdavit does well, but Henric is […]

Invitation to Lorient for NAVEXPO

Logo Navexpo

In May, Vestdavit will be at NAVEXPO, which takes place at the French Port of  Lorient La Base in southern Brittany. This is the third NAVEXPO for Lorient, and the event has become a busy show for French and international businesses involved from the public and commercial sectors. It is also characterised by interactive business […]

Successful cooperation with Socarenam


Vestdavit’s relationship with specialized French multi-function fast patrol boat builder Socarenam is going from strength to strength, following the renewal of our agreement to work together with this most specialized of shipbuilders at the beginning of 2018. What is more, there are many exciting projects ahead. Boat launch and recovery Socarenam’s success centres on vessels […]

Always ready for the US Coast Guard

US Coast Guard Baltimore Yard crest

The platform Vestdavit is building for further success in the US is being broadened through our deliveries to the US Coast Guard. We recently completed factory testing of another PLA-2000 rescue boat davit for the Coast Guard, which has since been dispatched to the USCG Yard in Baltimore. This is the eighth PLA-2000 davit delivered […]

US Army Corps’ first F-10000 Davit

The compact F-10000 davit undergoing factory tests in Poland, in preparation for its delivery to the US Army Corp of Engineers in 2019

The first compact F-10000 work boat davit ever to be specified by a US-based customer has successfully completed factory testing in Poland, ahead of installation in the early part of 2019. The contract, which also represents a breakthrough for Vestdavit with the US Army Corp of Engineers, calls for the retrofitting of the 10,000 kg […]

New Zealand Navy turns to Vestdavit for hands-on experience


Boat handling technology from Vestdavit is playing a central role in The Royal New Zealand Navy’s drive to operate Realistic Working Environments (RWE) at its new Devonport Naval Base training facility, Auckland, which is set to open in March. RWE uses ‘like for like’ equipment to that installed on board RNZ Navy ships, working within […]