Crew from ‘Esvagt Cantana’ donates seafaring prize to the Danish Heart Association
The ‘Esvagt Cantana’ crew was awarded 25,000 kroner for providing relentless first aid to a colleague who suffered a cardiac arrest. Now, the crew has donated the award to the Danish Heart Association.
Brexit demands more planning
Brexit has changed the way ESVAGT works in Great Britain. Having the right equipment and personnel in place now takes more planning and more time.
New contracts send ESVAGT on the hunt for 50 new seafarers
New contracts in the North Sea require ESVAGT to mass-recruit. Boosts in Denmark and the Faroe Islands have resulted in great contacts.
ESVAGT lands large contract with TotalEnergies in Denmark
Focusing on innovative solutions, two of the key stakeholders in the Danish North Sea are joining forces to create the logistics of the future in the North Sea.
Ida is the world’s first Ampelfrau!
’Esvagt Froude’s’ Ida Teglgaard is the first woman to be trained as person in charge of an Ampelmann operation.
’Esvagt Aurora’ doing a fantastic job
Eight years of service on the Barents Sea have demonstrated that the ’Esvagt Aurora’ is ideally suited to working in Arctic regions. The vessel and its crew have saved lives and even extinguished a fire on land.
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.
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.
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.
"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!”
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.
Employees as ambassadors
ESVAGT often uses its youngest employees to talk to potential colleagues about careers in the shipping company.