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Dudgeon offshore wind farm recognises life-saving actions in rescue of seven fishermen

Dudgeon offshore wind farm recognises life-saving actions in rescue of seven fishermen

Press releases   •   Jun 03, 2021 08:25 CEST

Equinor, operator of Dudgeon offshore wind farm, has presented those aboard the ESVAGT Njord vessel with a Safety Award, to honour their life-saving actions in the rescue of seven fishermen.

ESVAGT weathered the headwinds in 2020

ESVAGT weathered the headwinds in 2020

Press releases   •   May 17, 2021 17:08 CEST

Growth in offshore wind with SOV newbuildings and a rebound in the oil & gas market forecast 2021 to be a promising year for ESVAGT after a challenging year 2020 due to Covid-19

ESVAGT turns 40 and heads towards new markets

ESVAGT turns 40 and heads towards new markets

Press releases   •   May 14, 2021 08:00 CEST

ESVAGT has been servicing the energy sector since 1981 and has set the standard for safety and support at sea. Today, the shipping company consists of 42 vessels and over 1,100 employees, and ESVAGT has just entered the growing American offshore wind energy market to play its part in the green transition.

The ’Esvagt Dana’ supports Siemens Gamesa in the Baltic

The ’Esvagt Dana’ supports Siemens Gamesa in the Baltic

Press releases   •   May 05, 2021 08:35 CEST

The ’Esvagt Dana’ is back in the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm to support Siemens Gamesa during maintenance work.

ESVAGT, Triton Knoll and SDU collaborate on health and welfare for offshore wind farm

ESVAGT, Triton Knoll and SDU collaborate on health and welfare for offshore wind farm

Press releases   •   Apr 15, 2021 08:30 CEST

Welfare for technicians and crew is important to Triton Knoll. Collaboration with ESVAGT and SDU's Center of Maritime Health and Society ensures health and welfare in the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm.

Great potential for ESVAGT in US wind

Great potential for ESVAGT in US wind

Press releases   •   Mar 31, 2021 09:13 CEST

JOINT VENTURE: As the European market leader in offshore wind, ESVAGT has closely followed the development of the rapidly growing American offshore wind market. Now, ESVAGT is establishing an American joint venture in Florida.

Crowley, ESVAGT to Partner to Add Vessel and Service Capacity for the U.S. Offshore Wind Industry

Crowley, ESVAGT to Partner to Add Vessel and Service Capacity for the U.S. Offshore Wind Industry

Press releases   •   Mar 16, 2021 14:20 CET

U.S.-based Crowley and Danish shipping company ESVAGT announced plans today to directly bolster purpose-built, Jones Act vessel availability in support of the emerging offshore wind energy market through a joint venture.

More team spirit and high satisfaction among employees

More team spirit and high satisfaction among employees

Press releases   •   Mar 11, 2021 10:50 CET

Even though Covid-19 restrictions have turned everyone’s lives upside down and test flexibility to the limits, ESVAGT employees are positive and satisfied. ‘The team spirit they are showing is impressive,’ says Chief Human Resources Officer.

‘Esvagt Njord’ secures contract extension with Equinor

‘Esvagt Njord’ secures contract extension with Equinor

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2021 08:10 CET

RENEWED CHARTER: Equinor and ESVAGT have extended their good cooperation with a 5-year contract extension for the vessel ‘Esvagt Njord’ at Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. The extension runs until 2026.

30 years without work-related incidents – ESVAGT vessel reaches notable milestone

30 years without work-related incidents – ESVAGT vessel reaches notable milestone

Press releases   •   Feb 21, 2021 08:16 CET

On Sunday, February 21st, the ‘Esvagt Preserver’ has completed 30 years of operation without a single severe work-related incident. Approach and company culture are crucial.

ESVAGT’s new SOV for Vestas is ready

ESVAGT’s new SOV for Vestas is ready

Press releases   •   Jan 11, 2021 10:03 CET

Ready vessel: Despite both a lengthy corona shutdown and financial problems for the shipyard, ESVAGT’s SOV newbuilding 'Esvagt Schelde' is now ready to start working for Vestas at Borssele 3-4 and Northwester 2 wind farms.

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.

‘Esvagt Njord’ rescues seven injured fishermen

‘Esvagt Njord’ rescues seven injured fishermen

Press releases   •   Dec 23, 2020 13:23 CET

RESOLUTE ACTION: ‘Esvagt Njord’ came to the rescue of seven injured fishermen last Tuesday. Swift action and resolute efforts from the ESVAGT crew and a good cooperation with Equinor's medic and technicians made a big difference.

The ‘Esvagt Aurora’ put out fire at gas processing station

The ‘Esvagt Aurora’ put out fire at gas processing station

Press releases   •   Oct 08, 2020 07:57 CEST

The ‘Esvagt Aurora’ tested its emergency response and equipment in acute situation after a fire broke out at the Melkøya Gas Processing Station outside Hammerfest. Both crew and equipment delivered a most professional and emphatic performance.

Fine recognition of the ‘Esvagt Dana’

Fine recognition of the ‘Esvagt Dana’

Press releases   •   Sep 18, 2020 18:49 CEST

ESVAGT was nominated for the 2020 Safety Award for irreproachable diving operation in the Barents Sea together with Norwegian SubseaPartner.

Digitalisation on vessels makes a positive difference

Digitalisation on vessels makes a positive difference

Press releases   •   Sep 16, 2020 17:22 CEST

ESVAGT grows stronger thanks to smart use of data.

The ‘Esvagt Dana’ gets the job done

The ‘Esvagt Dana’ gets the job done

Press releases   •   Aug 27, 2020 08:09 CEST

The Baltic Sea was the perfect element for ‘Esvagt Dana’, which has proven its worth as a SOV despite tight storage facilities.

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 employees assist in sea rescue during spare time

ESVAGT employees assist in sea rescue during spare time

Press releases   •   Jul 21, 2020 09:25 CEST

Volunteer-based rescue service is making a difference in the South Funen Archipelago – and several ESVAGT employees give a helping hand in their spare time.