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Almost two hours of CPR saved Asbjørn’s life

Almost two hours of CPR saved Asbjørn’s life

Press releases   •   Jan 07, 2021 12:51 CET

The young seaman Asbjørn Morell was healthy, in good health and fit, when he most unexpectedly suffered a cardiac arrest in the North Sea. His colleagues on board the vessel ‘Esvagt Cantana’ fought for hours to save him.

West Gamma 30 years on: ‘I had decided to say goodbye’

West Gamma 30 years on: ‘I had decided to say goodbye’

Press releases   •   Aug 25, 2020 10:17 CEST

The Norwegian radio telegraphist Laila Ausland Cock had spent 20 minutes in a frothing sea and had given up any hope of rescue when the ’Esvagt Protector’s crew found her.

West Gamma 30 years on: ‘I was completely calm because they knew their job!’

West Gamma 30 years on: ‘I was completely calm because they knew their job!’

Press releases   •   Aug 21, 2020 09:09 CEST

While the ’Esvagt Omega’ was saving the rig West Gamma’s offshore workers from the waves, Asbjørn Rislaa was lying in the water and admiring the professional rescue team at work.

ESVAGT readjusts costs

ESVAGT readjusts costs

Press releases   •   May 12, 2020 09:12 CEST

ESVAGT will meet the consequences of the decreasing energy prices and Covid-19 through streamlining and pay reduction, and at the same time ensure that the shipping company can continue to support the vital infrastructural energy production.

A good first year for “the floating Swiss army knife”

A good first year for “the floating Swiss army knife”

Press releases   •   Jul 26, 2019 10:20 CEST

ESVAGT and Hess raised the innovation bar with the ‘Esvagt Innovator’. Their cooperation continues to grow.

Minister visit at ESVAGT

Minister visit at ESVAGT

Press releases   •   Jul 12, 2019 10:15 CEST

Ministers of Energy and wind industry executives experienced offshore wind innovation with a sail in ESVAGT's STB 12.

ESVAGT's first long-term contract in the UK extended again

ESVAGT's first long-term contract in the UK extended again

Press releases   •   Jun 17, 2019 09:05 CEST

Apache North Sea has extended its contract with the ‘Esvagt Observer,’ a standby vessel which has been servicing the Beryl field, 335 kilometres North East of Aberdeen, since 2004. The contract extension is for four years, with additional extension options of up to four years.

Equinor's CEO visits the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm and the ‘Esvagt Njord’

Equinor's CEO visits the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm and the ‘Esvagt Njord’

Press releases   •   Jun 13, 2019 09:00 CEST

Equinor's CEO Eldar Sætre has payed a visit to the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm and the SOV (Service Operation Vessel) ‘Esvagt Njord’.

The 'Esvagt Supporter' put the wind in ESVAGT’s sails

The 'Esvagt Supporter' put the wind in ESVAGT’s sails

Press releases   •   Jun 03, 2019 08:30 CEST

ESVAGT’s first wind vessel has retired but the legacy of the ‘Esvagt Supporter' lives on in the many SOV vessels in the shipping company.

ESVAGT received a visit from MARTEC

ESVAGT received a visit from MARTEC

Press releases   •   May 24, 2019 08:30 CEST

At the beginning of May, 46 students from the maritime training school MARTEC participated in a visit to ESVAGT.