Categories: fast rescue boat
Dudgeon offshore wind farm recognises life-saving actions in rescue of seven fishermen
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 turns 40 and heads towards new markets
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.
30 years without work-related incidents – ESVAGT vessel reaches notable milestone
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 Njord’ rescues seven injured fishermen
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.
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.
The ’Esvagt Dana’ performs superbly as diving support vessel
The ‘Esvagt Dana’ has been servicing Vår Energi and SubseaPartner with diving operations in the Barents Sea – a solid success.
Minister visit at ESVAGT
Ministers of Energy and wind industry executives experienced offshore wind innovation with a sail in ESVAGT's STB 12.
ESVAGT on its “Tour de North Sea”: ‘Practicing strengthens our emergency preparedness and maintains our competences’
Daily training in the entire fleet keeps ESVAGT sharp, and the shipping company’s own assessor team is visiting the North Sea in ESVAGT’s “Tour de North Sea” to strengthen and deepen competence levels.
Fulton students excited about ESVAGT
ESVAGT’s cooperation with the schooner Fulton has led a few young people to dream about a life as seaman.
You learn how to sail FRBs here…!
One of the major plusses of sailing the group 3 vessels is the experience you get in sailing Fast Rescue Boats (FRB).
Raising FRB competences
ESVAGT is investing significantly in strengthening and developing Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) sailing skills for its employees.
Safety and quality strengthened by developing boat handling competences
“Whether the job is rescuing people in high seas or sailing wind technicians safely around an offshore wind farm, the skills of those on board the vessels are critical for ESVAGT's success. That is why we are mapping and developing the competences on board our vessels”, says Steffen Rudbech Nielsen, Head of Ship Management, Operations.
‘Esvagt Sigma’ and ‘Esvagt Alpha’ save 4 lifes at sea
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.
FRB certificate will ensure competence levels
A systematic approach will ensure the optimal level of FRB sailing competence for all vessel crews.
West Gamma 25 years on: Facts, interviews, etc.
Whilst being towed from the Norwegian sector, the accommodation platform, West Gamma, was hit by a violent storm on the 20th of August 1990.
West Gamma 25 years on: The rescue operation that set the future for ESVAGT
On the night of the 21st of August 1990, ESVAGT rescued 46 people from the capsized accommodation platform, West Gamma. An operation that proved to be pivotal for ESVAGT.
West Gamma 25 years on: “It is not courage that saves lives – it is training”
The rescue of the crew of the West Gamma is one of ESVAGT’s finest hours. These are the experiences of four key people from that August night 25 years ago.
Workshop gets a lift
ESVAGT’s workshop is being optimised to improve operations, logistics, the environment and working environment – and to prime it for continued growth.