News

Adding to the talent pool

New employees

Vestdavit has made some significant new hires in the first part of 2019, adding to its talent base in customer relations, project management and after sales in support of its continuing strategy to strengthen and grow davits business worldwide. New Vestdavit Area Sales Manager, Tomas Crespo, brings more than 25 year of experience to his […]

Vestdavit – upcoming exhibitions

VR simulator

4-7 June: Vestdavit will be an exhibitor at Nor-Shipping 2019, Norway’s premier maritime event, which attracts stakeholders from all over the world to the Oslo  conference and exhibition centre on a biennial basis. Join us at  Stand no C05-46, to hear about latest developments across Vestdavit’s safe boat handling davit portfolio. 11-13 June: Vestdavit will […]

Training advance with Vestdavit VR

Virtual Reality

The rapid advance of Virtual Reality from gaming and marketing applications has seen the technology establish itself as a key tool in design and personnel training. Today, computer-generated, 3D representations of the physical world offer immersive experiences, allowing the user to engage fully in training across multiple scenarios and challenges, without visiting a training centre. […]

We`re moving!

New Office

The 28th June, Vestdavit will be moving its head offices to new premises that better fit our current and future needs. Our new premises are located at Floor 4, Damsgårdsveien 125, 5160 Laksevåg, Bergen, very close to our existing head office and all contact details will remain unchanged. Thank you for your understanding if there […]

PAP-6000 davits for the Royal Norwegian Navy`s largest ship

KNM Maud

Royal Norwegian Navy’s biggest ship to date, KNM Maud, lands in Norway fully equipped with innovative MOB boat launch and recovery system courtesy of Vestdavit. A high profile example of the continuing preference of navies and coastguards for Vestdavit boat launching and recovery systems arrived in Bergen’s Haakonsvern naval base during March, in the shape […]

New training package success in theory and practice

training

The scope of user training available from Vestdavit now takes in hands-on davit use, following the commissioning of a new quayside A-frame unit at a demonstration area at our  Bergen headquarters. A three-day Vestdavit boat launching and recovery training course staged in February in Bergen brought strong positive feedback from participants, based on its structure […]

Performance consistency critical for NOAA

oscar dyson

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 […]