Safety &
Support at Sea

Safety at work

DO IT SAFELY.
OR NOT AT ALL

Making the sea a safe place to work has been ESVAGT’s mission from day one. Safety is imbedded in our DNA, and today our safety commitment is as strong as ever. As we say, do it safely or not at all. We build on the ability to navigate anysea safely. Whether we are responding to an emergency with our Fast Rescue Boats or are safely transferring people between our Service Operation Vessels and offshore wind farm installations, the combination of skills, competencies, mind-set and equipment sets ESVAGT apart as the preferred safety partner.

145,000

Walk-to-Work
Gangway transfers

234,000

Boat transfers

46

Total fleet

148

Saved lives since
early 1980s

OFFSHORE WIND

MAKING OFFSHORE WIND INDUSTRY SAFE

With the expansion of offshore wind turbine parks, the sea has become a workplace for thousands of people. ESVAGT is a dedicated provider of safety and support at sea and a market leader within offshore wind solutions.

OIL & GAS

STANDING BY YOUR SIDE
24 - 7 - 365

At ESVAGT we are experienced in working in challenging environmental conditions. We were founded for the purpose of providing emergency and rescue services to the Danish oil and gas industry. Today, we operate a complete fleet of vessels providing services to the oil and gas industry, across the entire north sea.

OUR FLEET

DESIGNED TO MEET YOUR NEEDS

For us, vessels and boats are workplaces and homes for both our customers and crew. And we want our vessels and boats to be state-of-the-art when it comes to safety, comfort and efficiency.

Our fleet comprises more than 46 vessels: Wind Service Operation Vessels, Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel, Multi-role Vessels and Crew Change Vessels. All of them designed to meet the needs of our customers and our crew.

CAREER

WELCOME ON BOARD

ESVAGT is an international business that gives every employee the opportunity to develop their professional competencies. Whether your work offshore or onshore. We have a strong culture for producing talented seamen and starting your career at ESVAGT is a unique opportunity to get to know the trade from the best people.

SUSTAINABILITY

THE COURSE IS SET ON ZERO EMISSIONS

The nature is a key priority for us. Our ambition is to be the world leader in our business area by avoiding harm to the environment and supporting the green energy transition. Our goal is to be CO2 neutral by 2035 and we aim for zero emissions by 2050.

Striving to reduce emissions, we have implemented more modern power systems on our vessels and replaced older and less fuel-efficient vessels with more modern vessels. Now we are heading for the next step – zero-emission vessels.

OUR HISTORY

FROM FISHERMEN TO PROVIDER OF SAFETY AND SUPPORT

ESVAGT builds on a strong cultural heritage from fishermen working at sea. Founded in 1981, it is our objective to provide safety and support at sea. We have developed rapidly over the past decades, with continuous improvements in products and services.

Today, ESVAGT is undisputed leader of safety and support at sea and draws on an experienced and well-trained offshore crew and unmatched rescue capabilities.

1981
Founded and office established at Kølen 1, Esbjerg, Denmark.
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1985
The ESVAGT BRAVO rescues 8 men from the coaster 'Pauline S'.
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1990
The ESVAGT OMEGA and the ESVAGT PROTECTOR rescue 46 men from the rig ‘West Gamma’.
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2002
ESVAGT enters for the first time into the offshore wind industry at the Horns Rev 1 wind farm.
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2003
The ESVAGT ALPHA rescues 12 men from the coaster 'Silva'.
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2005
The ESVAGT OMEGA rescues 15 men from the cargo ship 'Schieborg'.
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2010
ESVAGT secures its first long-term wind contract with the vessel ESVAGT SUPPORTER for Vestas Offshore at the offshore wind farm Belwind in Belgian sector.
2011
The ESVAGT PRESERVER becomes the first ESVAGT vessel with 20 years without accidents.
2012
Three multirole vessels arrive; the ESVAGT STAVANGER, ESVAGT SERVER and ESVAGT AURORA. The latter is the first ESVAGT vessel built specifically for operations in the Arctic areas.
2014
ESVAGT moves into its new premises at Dokvej 4 in Esbjerg.
2015
ESVAGT’s SOV fleet is further expanded with two purpose-built SOV newbuildings for offshore wind: ESVAGT FROUDE and ESVAGT FARADAY.

Change of ownership: 3i Infrastructure and AMP Capital acquire ESVAGT from the Maersk Group and ESE Holding.
2016
Third SOV newbuilding ESVAGT NJORD joins the fleet.
2017
The ESVAGT SOV fleet expands with ESVAGT MERCATOR.
2018
ESVAGT is awarded two SOV contracts with a duration of up to 15 years by Vestas for the wind farms Borssele III-IV (NL) and Triton Knoll (UK).

ESVAGT DANA bring ESVAGT’s SOV fleet to five.
2019
ESVAGT ALBERT BETZ joins ESVAGT’s SOV fleet.
2020
ESVAGT SCHELDE is ESVAGT’s seventh SOV newbuilding.
2021
The ESVAGT PRESERVER becomes the first ESVAGT vessel with 30 years without accidents.

ESVAGT establishes joint venture with American maritime company Crowley to support the emerging offshore wind industry in the U.S.