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.
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.
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.
ESVAGT and EnQuest sign multi-year contracts for Emergency Response and Rescue Vessels
ESVAGT UK Ltd has been awarded a significant new contract with EnQuest Heather Ltd for the provision of Emergency Response and Rescue Vessels (ERRV Services).
A good first year for “the floating Swiss army knife”
ESVAGT and Hess raised the innovation bar with the ‘Esvagt Innovator’. Their cooperation continues to grow.
ESVAGT's first long-term contract in the UK extended again
Apache North Sea has extended its contract with the ‘Esvagt Observer,’ a standby vessel which has been servicing the Beryl field, 335 kilometres North East of Aberdeen, since 2004. The contract extension is for four years, with additional extension options of up to four years.
'Esvagt Innovator' christened and ready for South Arne
NAME GIVING: Hess and ESVAGT add to their 19-year long collaboration with a new top modern multirole vessel, which appropriately was christened 'Esvagt Innovator'.
'Esvagt Corona' extended on the Yme field
ESVAGT will continue to be provider of guard vessel duty and standby preparedness on the Yme field in the Norwegian sector.
'Esvagt Innovator' ready for Hess on South Arne
ESVAGT's new, ultramodern MRV, the 'Esvagt Innovator', enters into contract for Hess on the South Arne field in July.
ESVAGT passes 20 years of service on the Siri field
The 'Esvagt Server' becomes the third ESVAGT vessel to work on the Siri field – 20 years of good partnership continues.
'Esvagt Gamma' and 'Esvagt Promotor' decommissioned
ESVAGT has sold the 'Esvagt Gamma' and the 'Esvagt Promotor' for recycling. The final voyage for the vessels will be to the Fornæs Ship Recycling in Grenå.
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.
ESVAGT is now third biggest in the UK (Central North Sea)
After focused efforts, ESVAGT is now strongly established in the British sector of the North Sea, where the shipping company now has 14 vessels on contract.
ESVAGT extends operations in the UK production market
A new agreement with Petrofac strengthens ESVAGT’s presence in the highly competitive UK production market.
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 Charlie’: 25 years with Zero LTIs!
Congratulations to ’Esvagt Charlie’ - today celebrating 25 years without any Lost Time Incidents
‘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.