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Vestdavit has developed and supplied a Mission Bay Handling System for Nexans Aurora. The vessel, which is being outfitted at Ulstein Verft in Norway, has been designed specifically to operate in rough conditions.

The full-size Vestdavit Mission Bay Handling System will be able to handle several workboats for launch from or recovery to either side of the ship, with one operator using a remote control to launch and recover the mission boat and perform all on-deck handling.

The davits to be used in combination with the Mission Bay Handling System are Vestdavit’s compact and reliable telescopic TDB-5000 units, which are equipped with a range of safety features such as shock absorbers, constant tension systems, remote controls and wire pullers.

In addition to the Mission Bay Handling System, Vestdavit is also delivering two H-9000 davits capable of handling a pair of Fassmer SLT 8.5 life/tender boats within the terms of the contract.

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