Tags: craftsmanship and dedication
Legendary rescue vessel retires
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
ESVAGT colleagues spend their spare time together making the South Funen Archipelago a safer place to be. 27 rescue operations in 5 months.
"The trade gets into your blood on the small vessels"
“You learn seamanship and you learn your way around a vessel", says Arni J. J. Johanson, Marine Engineer on the ’Esvagt Charlie’.
"We have many years of experience on every vessel"
Svend Bech Poulsen, Captain of the ’Esvagt Charlie’: "You shouldn't be afraid of the sea but you do need to respect it!”
“Group 3 vessel crews are highly demanded”
The other crews in the fleet know that on group 3 vessels you have learnt a lot, tried many tasks and worked hard every day. You know how important it is to be a good colleague.
‘Esvagt Mercator’ keeps Nobelwind and Belwind spinning
ESVAGT’s latest new build the ‘Esvagt Mercator’ has begun her 10-year contract servicing more than 100 offshore wind turbines in Belgian waters.
Jørgen has turned his back on soft wrappings!
The ESVAGT Leadership Education has given him insight into some of the mechanisms that he recognised from his daily life – and strengthened his belief that he can solve the challenges that may come his way.
Leadership education strengthens the vessels and the ESVAGT culture
Since autumn 2015, a total of 30 officers from the fleet have completed ’ESVAGT Leadership Education’; the first tailor made leadership training course in the history of the shipping company.
My ESVAGT: “ESVAGT wants to set the standard”
Captain Peter Bay likes to trust and be trusted. That is one of the shipping company’s real strengths, he feels.
Employees as ambassadors
ESVAGT often uses its youngest employees to talk to potential colleagues about careers in the shipping company.
Internal flexibility has secured crews
In a branch under pressure, ESVAGT has managed to keep its employees.
Festive naming ceremony for the 'Esvagt Njord'
ESVAGT’s latest SOV, the ’Esvagt Njord’, was both christened and visited during the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival.
Teacher becomes student again
Torben Stamer has set his sights on navigation training. It will be used at ESVAGT.
ENI Safety Award 2016 awarded to ’Esvagt Aurora’
The rescue operation in the Barents Sea brings ESVAGT the safety award from ENI.
FRB certificate will ensure competence levels
A systematic approach will ensure the optimal level of FRB sailing competence for all vessel crews.
Back at school after more than 25 years in the fleet
At the age of 57, Viggo Hvidberg now has a student ID card. “I need to improve and advance!”
Farewell to the ’Esvagt Omega’
The ’Esvagt Omega’ has taken part in 13 rescue missions and saved the lives of 48 people. Now it is time for her to retire.