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After sales all-time-high

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Using original spare parts remains critical to safeguarding the performance and reliability of davit systems and their components, which is why Vestdavit has made it something of a mission to make ship owners aware of the risks associated with third party spares. When lifting personnel at sea, safety must always be the top priority and […]

Upcoming exhibitions

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The second half of 2018 includes some of the most important international events in the Vestdavit conference and exhibitions calendar, at two shows which address key market segments for our davit solutions: ONS Join us in Stavanger 27-30 August 2018, at one of the offshore oil industry’s leading events. The biennial conference and exhibition attracts […]

SOLUS brings flexibility to USV handling

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Demand for Unmanned Surface Vehicles is growing fast but, despite the variety of USVs available, launching and recovery options from ships remain limited and inflexible. In response, Vestdavit has worked with hook specialist H. Henriksen AS, to bring the innovative SOLUS system to market, bringing USV handling in line with the most advanced boat launch […]

MissionEase shortlisted for prestigious Safety at Sea Award

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]