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Performance consistency critical for NOAA

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Uniterrupted boat launch and recovery capability day-to-day is critical for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) western fleet as it goes about its seasonal mission work to support research in the Northern Pacific. The fleet’s davits must be ever-ready for action. Vestdavit has been the NOAA’s preferred davit supplier for the past decade. Alongside proven […]

PL-1500 davits for energy-efficient all-electric ferries

PL-1500

Fjord1 includes  low energy consumption davit from Vestdavit in its latest all-electric ferry, which has been designed with sustainability in mind. Vestdavit is once more celebrating the inclusion of its energy efficient PL-1500 MOB boat single point davits on board the high-profile, battery-powered ferries being built for Fjord1.  All three environmentally friendly ferries have been […]

Fixed price offer for annual inspection

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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

Esvagt

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

Nexans Aurora

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’

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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

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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

William

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 […]