As the industry leader within towage and emergency response, SVITZER continues to look for opportunities to minimise its environmental footprint. SVITZER’s environmental plan focuses on three elements: Fuel efficiency programme New tug design Alternative fuel
SVITZER Safety Services offers ISO 9001:2008-certified courses in everything from basic first aid to highly specialised maritime emergency response. A wide range of consultancy and evaluation services are also on offer, from HSE incident investigation and implementation of new safety systems / equipment to on-site analysis of safety performance.
While offshore courses (basic safety) are by far the most popular, wind turbine and ERRV (fast rescue craft) are also in popular demand.
Industry-certified offshore training courses
The instructors at SVITZER are qualified professionals with extensive practical experience within their fields of expertise, and the courses are developed in accordance with relevant industry standards; i.e. IMO (STCW) and OPITO.
Internationally certified offshore courses and training
SVITZER offers a wide range of expertise within health and safety, in order to assist the oil and gas industry and wind turbine industry in improving the safety performance and efficiency of their operations.
SVITZER Safety Services
Oil and gas safety training
- Basic safety training
- Helicopter underwater escape training (HUET)
- Extended basic safety training
- Basic firefighting
- Advanced firefighting
- Firefighting leader
- MOB boat coxswain
- Basic H2S training
- Helicopter landing officer (HLO)
- Wind turbine basic safety training
- Rescue at heights
Maritime / STCW training courses
- Sea survival training
- First aid
- Safety awareness
- Lifeboat coxswain
- Fast rescue boat (FRB)
Emergency response rescue vessel (ERRV) / OPITO training
- Initial training and shipboard operations (ITSO)
- Advanced medical aid (AMA)
- Fast rescue craft boatman
- Fast rescue craft coxswain
- Daughter craft coxswain
Safe personnel-transfer blankets, mattresses and stretcher harnesses
SVITZER continuously endeavours to improve the safety and quality of its services, which means that, from time to time, SVITZER is not satisfied with the products available on the market.
SVITZER is therefore continually improving its equipment through close collaboration with its development team and suppliers. The work often involves making adjustments to existing products. However, in some cases SVITZER chooses to develop its own products and start production.
Currently, SVITZER can offer the following safety equipment:
- Safe personnel transfer baskets
- Sleep well mattresses
- Safe stretcher harnesses
Offshore safety equipment and support
External and internal factors can necessitate the acquisition of new safety equipment. SVITZER can provide advisory throughout the process. Your organisation can benefit through:
- Strengthened needs analysis
- Supported supplier evaluation
- Supported product test and evaluation
- Support throughout the implementation phase
Environmental services: oil spill response training and equipment
SVITZER has more than 20 years’ of experience with oil spill operations offshore, in coastal areas, in oil terminals and harbours. SVITZER’s main environmental services are:
- Management and resources during oil spill operations
- Oil spill response training
- Rental of personnel and oil spill response equipment
- Environmental inspection
SVITZER has training centres in authentic training environments in Denmark (Esbjerg) and Scotland (Aberdeen), and expects further expansion worldwide.
SVITZER, the leading provider of safety and support services within the marine industry, and RESQ, the largest Norwegian provider of safety and crisis management training, today announces a joint agreement to establish a safety training centre in Aberdeen, Scotland. The new safety trai