Activity increases

Press release   •   Jun 27, 2017 08:10 CEST

’Esvagt Don’ is to provide ERRV and first line oil spill response for Providence in the Irish sector.

The seasonal peak in North Sea activities in the offshore industry has arrived and the increase in activity can be felt at ESVAGT.

The UK sector in particular is busy, and ESVAGT has entered into new contracts in the UK sector.

’Esvagt Champion’ will provide standby services at the drilling rig, the TO Spitsbergen, for well drilling for Statoil UK.

’Esvagt Celina’ has started working at West Phoenix for Nexen off the west coast of the Shetland Islands. The job includes support and standby duties until around November.

’Esvagt Capella’ has also been hired by Nexen for support and standby work for the Maersk Gallant in the UK Central North Sea. The job starts at the beginning of June and is expected to last four to five months.

Apache has extended its contract with the ’Esvagt Cassiopeia’ in the Beryl Field in the UK sector. The task consists primarily of support for the WilPhoenix. The contract has been extended to February 2018 with an option for a further three months.

’Esvagt Don’ is to provide ERRV and first line oil spill response in the Irish sector for Providence. The drilling programme with IceStenaMax is expected to run from July to September.


ESVAGT is a dedicated provider of safety and support at sea, founded on an experienced and well-trained offshore crew and unmatched rescue capabilities.

We support the offshore Oil & Gas industries with a wide range of specialized services: Standby, Emergency Response and Resque Vessels (ERRV), Oil spill response, Firefighting, Tanker assists, Rig moves, Supply services and Interfield transfer of cargo and personnel.

In 2010, ESVAGT brought the dedicated offshore wind Service Operation Vessels (SOV) to the market. The SOVs provide accommodation for technicians, spare time facilities, offices and conference room, storage for small turbine parts, workshops, etc. The SOV offers flexible personnel and equipment transfer capabilities by either Walk-to-Work gangway system or Safe Transfer Boats.

ESVAGT was founded in 1981 and has a fleet of more than 40 vessels and approximately 900 employees on- and offshore.