Vanguarde is one of the world’s trusted lifeboat manufacturers. We design, manufacture, and supply lifeboats, fast rescue/ rescue boats, hyperbaric lifeboats, integrated davit systems, lifeboat release and retrieval systems and a host of other safety equipment onboard.


Safety without compromise

We believe people at sea are only as safe as the equipment they operate. We listen and learn from the seafarers and customers over the years on what they expect and deserve. A team of well-trained engineers and our commitment of maintaining high quality products are at the heart of everything we do at Vanguarde.

Design to its functionality

Time and tide wait for no men, hence our R&D Team is constantly innovating and improving our products to adapt to the ever changing demands of the market while ensuring that our products offer top functionality and value for money.

Lifetime customer support

We are always with you. With Vanguarde’s global service stations, customers can easily find us any time. We offer comprehensive solutions that meet customers’ unique needs throughout the whole product lifetime.

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Based in Singapore, Vanguarde (f.k.a Vanguard Pte Ltd, Vanguard Composite Engineering Pte Ltd) has made a name for itself as a trusted and reliable global lifeboat brand since 1987. The company focuses on the safety of seafarers in the marine and oil and gas markets through its manufacturing facility in China.

With a believe that people at sea are only as safe as the equipment they operate, Vanguarde is constantly driving itself to improve its products with new innovations to provide top-notch quality safety equipment for seafarers.

Collaborations with service agents globally makes Vanguarde readily reachable worldwide at its global service stations which are located at most major ports. The service stations provide highly qualified and certified engineers who are highly trained through our bi-annual training programme.

Vanguarde is wholly-owned by Malaysia-based integrated engineering solutions provider Destini Berhad. Destini has global businesses in the aviation, marine, land systems and oil and gas industries. By being part of the Group, Vanguarde is able to increase productivity and innovation through synergistic partnerships within the Group while tapping into Destini’s existing facilities in Singapore, Malaysia, China, Middle East and Australia.