Vestdavit Provides Missing Piece for BP

Monday, August 30, 2004
Vestdavit secured the contract for supplying all the davits to BP’s Project JIGSAW, which is a totally new concept for offshore rescue and recovery operations in the North Sea. The first ships are under construction at the shipyard. BP is building four regional support vessels, each carrying two Autonomous Rescue and Recovery Crafts (ARRC), and two Fast-Rescue Crafts (FRC). Vestdavit are contracted to deliver eight large two-point davits for the ARRC’s and eight single point telescopic davits for the FRC’s. The ARRC davits are fitted with both shock absorbers and dual winch system including individual tension system, automatic self-leveling system. The davit is the first to use fiber rope.

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Cathelco MGPS for Latest Lamprell-built Jack-up

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