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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.

‘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.

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.

Legendary rescue vessel retires

Legendary rescue vessel retires

Press releases   •   Jun 15, 2020 08:34 CEST

The ‘Esvagt Bravo’ has been a turning point in the development of ESVAGT’s competences and safety culture. Earlier this year, the vessel signed off after 39 years of loyal service.

Safety at sea strengthened by dedicated volunteers

Safety at sea strengthened by dedicated volunteers

Press releases   •   Feb 21, 2019 08:30 CET

ESVAGT colleagues spend their spare time together making the South Funen Archipelago a safer place to be. 27 rescue operations in 5 months.

“You feel appreciated and competent!”

“You feel appreciated and competent!”

Press releases   •   Apr 04, 2018 12:16 CEST

Peter Markwick is ESVAGT's first certified 5 grade boatman.

Making a difference – every day!

Making a difference – every day!

Press releases   •   Mar 09, 2018 11:52 CET

I am proud to work in ESVAGT where part of the culture and company-spirit, is to look after each other and make sure that everyone comes home from work safely.

‘Esvagt Sigma’ and ‘Esvagt Alpha’ save 4 lifes at sea

‘Esvagt Sigma’ and ‘Esvagt Alpha’ save 4 lifes at sea

Press releases   •   Feb 28, 2017 17:39 CET

This morning ‘Esvagt Sigma’ received a mayday from a small pleasure craft who was taking water in and had lost propulsion. ‘Esvagt Sigma’ was released from standby duties and send to rescue.

“Fire out of control – we have people in the water”

“Fire out of control – we have people in the water”

Press releases   •   Jan 21, 2016 09:59 CET

The ’Esvagt Connector’ practises an emergency evacuation from a platform.