ESVAGT and EnQuest sign multi-year contracts for Emergency Response and Rescue Vessels

Press release   •   Dec 17, 2019 09:00 CET

The 'Esvagt Capri' is one of four vessels chartered by EnQuest.

ESVAGT UK Ltd has been awarded a significant new contract with EnQuest Heather Ltd for the provision of Emergency Response and Rescue Vessels (ERRV Services). 

Under this contract, four ESVAGT vessels will support EnQuest Heather Ltd’s operation in the UK.

The contract includes a continued support on the Kraken oil field and Kittiwake and, since December 2019, ERRV duties on Magnus and EnQuest Producer.

‘The multiple-year contract award is a significant milestone for ESVAGT’s continued efforts to further strengthen our long-term commitment in the UK production market’, says ESVAGT’s Head of Chartering Jens Bagger:

‘We are delighted that EnQuest Heather Ltd selected ESVAGT UK Ltd as ERRV provider. Once implemented, this contract means that ESVAGT will have 4 vessels on long-term contracts with EnQuest’, he says.

Stand-by service on all four contracts will be covered by ESVAGT’s reliable and fuel-efficient C-type vessels.

ESVAGT UK Ltd is a 100% owned entity of ESVAGT A/S.


ESVAGT is a dedicated provider of safety and support at sea and a market leader within offshore wind solutions. 

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

We service offshore wind farms and have a fleet of dedicated Service Operation Vessels (SOV), which ESVAGT pioneered in 2010. 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 1000 employees on- and offshore.