Tag / Rescue
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.
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.
Press Releases • Aug 21, 2015 12:18 BST
The successful rescue operation brought ESVAGT acclaim throughout the entire North Sea. It was one of the reasons why ESVAGT was awarded the Leith International Conference’s Offshore Safety Award i 1991, and to this day the operation is close to the heart of not just ESVAGT but to the branch in general and in Norway in particular.
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.