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Safety and quality strengthened by developing boat handling competences

Safety and quality strengthened by developing boat handling competences

Press Releases   •   Apr 25, 2017 08:00 BST

“Whether the job is rescuing people in high seas or sailing wind technicians safely around an offshore wind farm, the skills of those on board the vessels are critical for ESVAGT's success. That is why we are mapping and developing the competences on board our vessels”, says Steffen Rudbech Nielsen, Head of Ship Management, Operations.

‘Esvagt Sigma’ and ‘Esvagt Alpha’ save 4 lifes at sea

‘Esvagt Sigma’ and ‘Esvagt Alpha’ save 4 lifes at sea

Press Releases   •   Feb 28, 2017 16:39 GMT

This morning ‘Esvagt Sigma’ received a mayday from a small pleasure craft who was taking water in and had lost propulsion. ‘Esvagt Sigma’ was released from standby duties and send to rescue.

FRB certificate will ensure competence levels

FRB certificate will ensure competence levels

Press Releases   •   May 17, 2016 12:43 BST

A systematic approach will ensure the optimal level of FRB sailing competence for all vessel crews.

West Gamma 25 years on: Facts, interviews, etc.

West Gamma 25 years on: Facts, interviews, etc.

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2015 12:50 BST

Whilst being towed from the Norwegian sector, the accommodation platform, West Gamma, was hit by a violent storm on the 20th of August 1990.

West Gamma 25 years on: The rescue operation that set the future for ESVAGT

West Gamma 25 years on: The rescue operation that set the future for ESVAGT

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2015 12:41 BST

On the night of the 21st of August 1990, ESVAGT rescued 46 people from the capsized accommodation platform, West Gamma. An operation that proved to be pivotal for ESVAGT.

West Gamma 25 years on: “It is not courage that saves lives – it is training”

West Gamma 25 years on: “It is not courage that saves lives – it is training”

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2015 12:26 BST

The rescue of the crew of the West Gamma is one of ESVAGT’s finest hours. These are the experiences of four key people from that August night 25 years ago.

Workshop gets a lift

Workshop gets a lift

Press Releases   •   Jun 04, 2015 07:24 BST

ESVAGT’s workshop is being optimised to improve operations, logistics, the environment and working environment – and to prime it for continued growth.

Versatile and seaworthy engineer responsible for the workshop

Versatile and seaworthy engineer responsible for the workshop

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2014 18:32 BST

Service Manager, Søren Westphal, is pleased to be part of a dedicated and committed ESVAGT.

‘Esvagt Aurora’ on the Discovery Channel

‘Esvagt Aurora’ on the Discovery Channel

Press Releases   •   Apr 15, 2014 08:22 BST

The ESVAGT winter specialist is part of a series of theme programmes on extreme constructions on the Discovery Channel.

New procedure for boat handling

New procedure for boat handling

Press Releases   •   Apr 07, 2014 08:11 BST

Boating is the core competence in ESVAGT – now it is to be strengthened even further

Boat transfers have proven their worth

Boat transfers have proven their worth

Press Releases   •   Apr 02, 2014 08:15 BST

The ESVAGT boat based crew change is a structured operation where dedicated crews and thoroughly trained personnel work together optimally. That is the explanation why the crew change vessels have achieved 5 and 13 years respectively without a single Lost Time Incident (LTI).

”Esvagt Contender” and ”Esvagt Observer” in rescue activity in the North Sea.

”Esvagt Contender” and ”Esvagt Observer” in rescue activity in the North Sea.

Press Releases   •   Sep 27, 2012 13:38 BST

A British fishing trawler took on water, and two ESVAGT vessels were the first to come to the rescue. Credit to the crews for good seamanship.