Archive for the ‘Shiprepair’ Category

Gibdock takes invasive action for Normand Reach

Gibdock takes invasive action for Normand Reach
The Normand Reach in drydock A surge in offshore vessel repair and maintenance work at Gibdock has included a special project for returning customer Solstad, to ensure that Normand Reach meets the exacting hull cleanliness standards set by Australia’s National Biofouling Management Guidelines for commercial...
May 22nd, 2017 | Regulatory, Shiprepair | Read More

Commitment to diver training underpins Las Palmas repair success

Commitment to diver training underpins Las Palmas repair success
Diver technicians in training at Hydrex’s state-of-the art facilities in Antwerp After delays of almost two weeks following an unsuccessful repair to the hull of a 180m bulk carrier that ran aground offshore Las Palmas, Spain, Hydrex Underwater Technologies was approached to get the vessel sailing...
May 16th, 2017 | Shiprepair | Read More

GAC Poland smoothes the way for £14m ferry upgrades

GAC Poland smoothes the way for £14m ferry upgrades
The pride of Canterbury Company’s long-standing relationship with shipyard delivers for P&O Ferries Szczecin, Poland, 2 May 2017 – Four P&O ferries are now back afloat after completing major refits at Remontowa Shipyard in Gdansk, with GAC Poland as their agent. The 32,000-ton, 180...
May 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies, Shiprepair | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón participates in the 1st Iberoamerican Offshore Congress

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón participates in the 1st Iberoamerican Offshore Congress
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón delivering his paper Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, IMO Maritime Ambassador and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, participated in the “1st Iberoamerican Offshore Congress” held in Venezuela The Congress was organized by the CONSORCIO COSTA AFUERA, under the slogan “Towards...
May 6th, 2017 | Academia, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Gas, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shiprepair | Read More

Thordon bearings and Drydocks World team up….

Thordon bearings and Drydocks World team up….
Mr. Terry McGowan, President and CEO, Thordon Bearings (seated right), and Mr Mohammad Rizal (left), Chief Operating Officer of Drydocks World- Dubai, sign an agreement that affirms the two companies’ efforts to convert ships to seawater lubricated propeller shaft lines from oil THORDON BEARINGS AND...
May 4th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Working together to provide Damen’s Green Solutions

Working together to provide Damen’s Green Solutions
Marcel Karsijns (Managing Director of Damen Green Solutions), Kees Jan Groen (Commercial Director at Damen Shiprepair & Conversion) Highlighting the benefits of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion’s retrofit experience Bringing together the experience and knowledge of two Damen companies is the close...
April 21st, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Gibdock secures Quality and Environmental recognition

Gibdock secures Quality and Environmental recognition
Gibdock aerial view After an intensive 10-month review and upgrade of operating processes across the company, Gibdock has made the transition from ISO 9001:2008 to the new ISO 9001:2015 quality management standard, and from ISO 14001:2008 to the ISO 14001:2015 environmental standard. The Gibraltar yard...
April 19th, 2017 | Environment, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance on LNG carrier Gaselys

Damen Shiprepair Brest completes maintenance on LNG carrier Gaselys
Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSBr) has completed a renewal survey maintenance programme on the 290-metre LNG carrier Gaselys. Co-owned by NYK Line of Japan and ENGIE (formerly GDF SUEZ), operated by Gazocean and chartered by ENGIE, the ten-year old vessel came into DSBr for a regular periodical docking that...
April 7th, 2017 | Shiprepair | Read More

Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque completes major refurbishment of floating dock

Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque completes major refurbishment of floating dock
First row: Benjamin Prince (Regional councillor Hauts-de-France), Xavier Bertrand (President of Region Hauts-de-France), Inès Rabenja (Economical & Financial General Controller), Jean Pierre Decool (MP) – Second row: Franck Dhersin (Regional councillor Hauts-de-France), Patrice Vergriete (President...
April 5th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

ODEBRECHT OIL & GAS accompanied by managers of ALFASHIP, its Agents in Tenerife visit Capt. Antonio M. Padrón

ODEBRECHT OIL & GAS accompanied by managers of ALFASHIP, its Agents in Tenerife visit Capt. Antonio M. Padrón
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, received the visit of representatives of ODEBRECHT OIL & GAS accompanied by managers of ALFASHIP, its Agents in Tenerife Capt. Antonio M. Padrón (third from the right) with representatives...
March 26th, 2017 | Associations, Gas, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen InvaSave external ballast water treatment system receives IMO type approval

Damen InvaSave external ballast water treatment system receives IMO type approval
Damen’s InvaSave team are proud to announce the IMO type approval of their innovative ballast water treatment solution Damen’s award-winning, mobile, ballast water treatment system has received IMO type approval. An external ballast water treatment unit designed primarily for use in ports and harbours,...
March 21st, 2017 | Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Keeping dry when the outlook is wet

Keeping dry when the outlook is wet
Hydrex Production Executive Dave Bleyenberg (in blue) overseeing a repair operation Dave Bleyenberg explains how Hydrex Underwater Technologies’ next generation Mobdock and cofferdam designs are changing the way in which thrusters are removed and repaired. The introduction of advanced underwater repair...
March 13th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair | Read More

Burgess Marine completes three refits in three months

Burgess Marine completes three refits in three months
Condor Rapide undergoes refit at Cherbourg Britain’s largest independent ship repairer and marine engineering services provider Burgess Marine has recently completed a hugely successful winter refit season in Cherbourg. Despite Brexit, business has boomed as the company has completed two refits for...
March 1st, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair | Read More

MAN Diesel & Turbo – “Stena Line Signs Up for Online Service”

MAN Diesel & Turbo – “Stena Line Signs Up for Online Service”
Stena CEO, Dan Sten Olsson (front, blue helmet) and Stena Line Technical Director, BjarneKoitrand (white helmet) pictured in Augsburg during a tour of the local MAN PrimeServ facility Agreement covers two superferries in Stena fleet MAN Diesel & Turbo recently signed a contract with Stena Line to...
February 28th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Lisnave reports positive performance from 2016

Lisnave reports positive performance from 2016
Los Angeles Spirit, bought by Teekay Tankers in 2016, at Lisnave. Europe’s biggest shiprepair yard, Lisnave, achieved positive results in 2016 although it was another difficult year for providers of such activity on a global scale. The yard’s directors noted that the sector was strongly affected...
February 21st, 2017 | Company Profiles, News, Reports, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

First collaboration for Sydney City Marine and Damen

First collaboration for Sydney City Marine and Damen
Sydney City Marine has completed its first maintenance docking of a Damen vessel since the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Damen Shipyards Group last year. The works signify the successful cooperation between Damen Services in the Netherlands, the Damen Service Hub in Brisbane and...
February 20th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Damen takes position in the Caribbean

Damen takes position in the Caribbean
… Following the agreement made between the Government of Curaçao and Damen Shipyards Group in September last year, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has taken over the management of the Curaçao Droogdok Maatschappij (CDM) as of February 1st, 2017. The location will continue its activities...
February 3rd, 2017 | Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

HYDREX scores at home and away with afloat hull plate repairs

HYDREX scores at home and away with afloat hull plate repairs
Hydrex designed and built a cofferdam so the yard could work on the shell plating from the inside while the vessel was afloat When a high-speed support ship arrived at a yard in Curaçao needing emergency repairs to hull plating, drydock unavailability created a new dimension to an otherwise standard...
February 2nd, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Harris PYE begins work on Kinshorn Port dry dock gates

Harris PYE begins work on Kinshorn Port dry dock gates
Kishorn Port Dry Dock © Kishorn Port Today (9 January) sees Harris Pye, the global engineering group, begin work on refurbishing the historic dock gates at Kishorn Port, last opened nearly 25 years ago. This will be the first step in making them, and the Kishorn dry-dock, operational once more.  The...
January 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical | Read More

René Berkvens receives KIVI Honorary Medal for outstanding work as a shipbuilder

René Berkvens receives KIVI Honorary Medal for outstanding work as a shipbuilder
  Micaela dos Ramos (Director Koninklijk Instituut Van Ingenieurs (KIVI)), René Berkvens (CEO of Damen Shipyards Group), Edward Heerema (CEO Allseas). On December 21, René Berkvens, CEO of Damen Shipyards Group, received the KIVI Honorary Medal for Marine Technology. KIVI (est. 1847) is the professional...
December 22nd, 2016 | Awards, Events, People and Places, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Burgess Marine improves service offering and partners in a framework agreement with Houlder

Burgess Marine improves service offering and partners in a framework agreement with Houlder
Burgess Marine CEO Nick Warren Britain’s largest independent ship repairer and marine engineering services provider Burgess Marine has improved its service offering by obtaining third party accreditation to CE Mark structural steel and aluminium fabrications, and by signing a framework agreement with...
December 22nd, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Harris PYE successfully completes refurb aboard Stena Horizon

Harris PYE successfully completes refurb aboard Stena Horizon
The Stena Horizon The Harris Pye Group has successfully completed refurbishment and rebranding of two key areas on the Stena Horizon – separate catering facilities for travel and freight passengers, The new Metropolitan Grill Restaurant and Freight Truckers lounge which were both unveiled to passengers...
December 13th, 2016 | Cruise Ferry, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair | Read More

Propeller repairs increase as winter approaches

Propeller repairs increase as winter approaches
A Hydrex diver bending propeller blades back in to shape Hydrex Underwater Technology has registered an increase in the number of vessels experiencing propeller damage. Dave Bleyenberg, Hydrex Production Executive, explained: “While winter months usually result in an increase in propeller repairs,...
November 30th, 2016 | Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Marina d’Arechi leasure port invests in the ship repairing and maintenance

Marina d’Arechi leasure port invests in the ship repairing and maintenance
The Marina d’Arechi leisure port, in the gulf of Salerno (very close to Capri island and Sorrento Peninsula), has just confirmed order for a 60 tons carrying capacity boat-cart that is expected to strengthen its ship repairing and maintenance capacity. The new system will be supplied by the Italian...
November 28th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair | Read More

Gibdock welcomes back a familiar guest from Louis Cruises

Gibdock welcomes back a familiar guest from Louis Cruises
The “Thomson Majesty” A familiar cruise ship visitor has returned to Gibdock, with the Gibraltar yard undertaking exacting repair and renewal work on Thomson Majesty, the Thomson-operated luxury vessel owned by Louis Cruises. The project involved two weeks in Gibdock’s No. 1 dock for the...
November 28th, 2016 | News, Shiprepair | Read More