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.
Almost two hours of CPR saved Asbjørn’s life
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
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’ 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’
ESVAGT was nominated for the 2020 Safety Award for irreproachable diving operation in the Barents Sea together with Norwegian SubseaPartner.
West Gamma 30 years on: ‘I had decided to say goodbye’
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!’
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
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
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 is still ESVAGT’s incessant top priority during Covid-19 times
ESVAGT takes the threat of spreading Covid-19 seriously and we do our outmost to limit exposure by following the guidelines and instructions given by the jurisdictions in the countries where we operate.
ESVAGT navigators train in DP operations
Dynamic Positioning (DP) workshop for navigators on ESVAGT’s Service Operation Vessels (SOV) strengthens risk assessments and trains optimal reactions.
"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’.
ESVAGT divides its HSEQ function in two
The new organisation in ESVAGT will strengthen both its focus on HSE and its continual optimisation of internal processes within service delivery.
ESVAGT appoints Jakob Thomasen as Chairman
ESVAGT, the dedicated provider of safety and support at sea, has appointed Jakob Thomasen as Chairman with effect from May 1, 2018.
HSEQ efforts aim to strengthen the right behaviours
After a 2016 entirely without LTI, ESVAGT has recorded a few lost time incidents in 2017. “We must strengthen our safety culture and prioritise our focus on good behaviours,” says head of HSEQ, Charlotte Feldvoss.
Safe, fast and efficient inspection with drones
Drone inspection on offshore wind farms can contribute to faster inspections and improved efficiency. Safety is also strengthened by eliminating the need for rope access.
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.
“We deliver safety!”
ESVAGT's new Head of HSEQ Charlotte Feldvoss sees a strong safety culture as essential for ESVAGT's results.
’Esvagt Charlie’: 25 years with Zero LTIs!
Congratulations to ’Esvagt Charlie’ - today celebrating 25 years without any Lost Time Incidents