Personnel basket or personnel transfer basket is designed to ensure safe and quick personnel transfer between offshore installations, drilling rigs and vessels. The basket is constructed to considerably enhance safety for personnel during transfers.
Providing safety and support at sea, ESVAGT A/S developed a basket with the highest possible safety standards. The basis was a rigid (non-foldable) structure made of AISI 316l stainless steel with shock absorption.
Because of the success of the basket, ESVAGT A/S decided in 2014 to transfer the production rights to West-Marine A/S. Immediately the company Safe Transfer A/S was established to continue the success and improve the basket further.
A personnel transfer basket is a preferred mode of transferring personnel as it is safe, fast, and economical.
The rigid standing basket – our Safe Transfer Basket (ESVAGT) is among the most successful transfer basket for the safe transfer of crew.
Two standard types one for four passengers and another for eight passengers have been enlarged with a special version that meets the NORSOK regulations r002.
Crew transfer is often seen in offshore marine activities, particularly at the oil rigs and offshore installations. A personnel transfer basket is designed for marine offshore transfer with the overall purpose of enhancing safety levels for personnel being lifted between ship and platform.
Development of this personnel basket now comprises a rigid seated basket – even with the possibility of accommodating stretchers.
See for yourself how the Safe Transfer Baskets work in this video.
You will get a glimpse of how the personnel is secured inside the baskets and how quick, safe, and effective the transfer between offshore installations, drilling rigs, and vessels can be.
The Bureau Veritas Certification mark stands for reliability, sustainability, and trust. Companies succeeding in earning certifications from Bureau Veritas Certification prove expertise and excellence. We are proud to have passed the Bureau Veritas Certifications process due to our top-notch personnel transfer basket.
The Achilles JQS provides suppliers with an industry-accepted procurement service that enables compliance with the relevant EU procurement directives. Being part of the Achilles JQS system is another quality sign.
The ABS Type Approval Product Design Assessment (PDA), secures that ABS Engineers verified the product’s compliance with manufacturers’ specifications, applicable ABS Rules, and national or international standards.
The NORSOK standard is also a quality stamp, and it is a safety standard you need in Norway. Our 1145-4-N basket is the world’s only basket to get this approval and is fully certified according to this high standard by DNV-GL.
Safe Transfer is a 100% owned subsidiary of West-Marine A/S. West-Marine has worked in the maritime industry since 1969.