Archive for the ‘Shiprepair’ Category

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

Burgess Marine joins forces with Global Services

Burgess Marine joins forces with Global Services
Staff at Global’s headquarters in Exeter Superyacht specialist acquired by Britain’s largest independent ship repairer Burgess Marine  Britain’s largest independent ship repairer and marine engineering services provider, Burgess Marine, has today completed the acquisition of the Superyacht...
November 3rd, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

New Mobdock reduces rudder repair costs

New Mobdock reduces rudder repair costs
Hydrex’s new Mobdock takes the drydock out of the rudder repair equation The introduction of a new underwater habitat for rudder repairs is saving shipowners thousands of dollars in emergency drydocking costs, according to Hydrex Underwater Technologies’ Production Executive Dave Bleyenberg. Until...
November 3rd, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Waterway Constructions, Australia, takes delivery of Damen DOP250 pump

Waterway Constructions, Australia, takes delivery of  Damen DOP250 pump
Waterway Constructions, based in Sydney, Australia, has taken delivery of a Damen DOP250 submersible dredge pump. The company is a specialist maritime contractor that undertakes construction, maintenance and refurbishment of maritime structures throughout Australia. It owns one of the largest fleets...
October 17th, 2016 | Construction, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Preventive Maintenance achieves 202% Return on Investment for turbochargers

Preventive Maintenance achieves 202% Return on Investment for turbochargers
.. Independent study demonstrates that ABB’s Preventive Maintenance model for turbochargers achieves significant cost and operational benefits Baden, Switzerland. October 17 2016: ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has announced study results which show a 202% return on investment...
October 17th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen and NSTC offering ferry crew training course in the Philippines

Damen and NSTC offering ferry crew training course in the Philippines
From the training in the fats ferry Interferry Conference offer demonstrates commitment to maritime safety To mark this year’s Interferry Conference in Manila, the Philippines, Damen Shipyards Group has teamed up with Netherlands Shipping Training Centre (NSTC), Managed by the international maritime...
October 14th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Gibdock delivers for Seatruck with Clipper service

Gibdock delivers for Seatruck with Clipper service
Clipper Point at GIB Gibdock has extended its extensive track record in the passenger and freight ferry market by redelivering the Seatruck Ferries container/ro-ro vessel Clipper Point on-time, after a fast turnaround 11-day renewal project for the Clipper Group-owned operator. The ship has subsequently...
October 11th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Royal HaskoningDHV and Hyundai to design world’s largest maritime yard of its kind in Saudi Arabia

Royal HaskoningDHV and Hyundai to design world’s largest maritime yard of its kind in Saudi Arabia
Amersfoort, the Netherlands, 11 October 2016 – HaskoningDHV UK Ltd, in consortium with Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd., has been selected to perform the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) for the infrastructure of a world-class and globally competitive maritime yard in Ras...
October 11th, 2016 | Construction, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Capers “cooling” down amid hurricanes and geopolitical chaos…

Capers “cooling” down amid hurricanes and geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up just six points earlier on today at 921, given the low plus level of the Capers; Hurricanes and Geopolitics bring chaos, deaths and total global uncertainty. John Faraclas’ weekly recapitulation of the markets and geopolitics: The BDI was up six points...
October 7th, 2016 | Associations, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Regulatory, Reports, Ship Conversions, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Shiprepair, Statistics, Stock Markets, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Weather | Read More

DNV GL Bulk Carrier Forum – Presentations

DNV GL Bulk Carrier Forum – Presentations
The DNV GL office in Piraeus, Greece   DNV GL Bulk Carrier Forum Following the successful DNV GL Bulk Carrier Forum held on 3rd of October at its Piraeus premises, viewers can log on the designated box  provided  herebelow and find the presentations delivered by the society’s experts: CLICK...
October 6th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hydrex seals chemical tanker repair

Hydrex seals chemical tanker repair
The Hydrex work boat and equipment next to the 134m chemical tanker HYDREX response repairs stern seal in record time  Hydrex Underwater Technology has completed the emergency stern tube seal repair to a 134m chemical tanker, after the Antwerp Port Authority demanded an underwater inspection and in-situ...
October 5th, 2016 | Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Damen Shiprepair Van Brink Rotterdam completes repairs to Jumbo Javelin Heavy Lift Crane Vessel

Damen Shiprepair Van Brink Rotterdam completes repairs to Jumbo Javelin Heavy Lift Crane Vessel
Arrival Jumbo Javelin at DSVBr Damen Shiprepair Van Brink Rotterdam in the Netherlands has completed a three-week repair project on the Jumbo Javelin, a DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel owned and operated by long-standing Damen client Jumbo. The major aspect of the repair was the replacement of the frames...
October 3rd, 2016 | Shiprepair | Read More

48th Southampton Boat Show sails to success

48th Southampton Boat Show sails to success
Aerial shot of the Southampton Boat Show 2016 Britain’s best loved boating festival, the 2016 Southampton Boat Show, drew to a close on Sunday 25 September with organisers, exhibitors, sponsors and visitors all hailing the Show a great success. A quality attendance, thrilling atmosphere, fun attractions...
September 27th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Holidays, Jet set, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Ship Agencies, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Sports, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

YachtProjects International relocates UK operation at Solent

YachtProjects International relocates UK operation at Solent
YachtProjects International owner Pippa Nicholas, left, and Allan Foot, MD of Solent Refit, right, at Hythe Global specialist YachtProjects International has relocated its UK operation at one of the country’s premier superyacht refit and repair facilities. The firm – whose head office is in Ft Lauderdale,...
September 22nd, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sailing, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

Harris PYE successfully completes repair projects…

Harris PYE successfully completes repair projects…
At work on Ocean Endeavor HARRIS PYE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES REPAIR PROJECTS DURING DEMOBILISATION OF OCEAN ENDEAVOR The Harris Pye Engineering Group has successfully completed repair works during the two-stage multi-million dollar Diamond Offshore demobilisation project for their  semi-sub rig Ocean...
September 20th, 2016 | Energy, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shiprepair | Read More

Iconic steamship being restored to its former glory with help from AkzoNobel

Iconic steamship being restored to its former glory with help from AkzoNobel
September 13, 2016 - Restoration work has started on an iconic steamship regarded as the vanguard of 1930s Scottish engineering. TS Queen Mary is being transformed into one of the UK’s largest interactive maritime exhibits with help from AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business. Built in 1933 and the...
September 13th, 2016 | Charity, Clubs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime History and Museums, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion starts operating from Curaçao

Damen Shiprepair & Conversion starts operating from Curaçao
Mr René H. Berkvens (CEO, Damen Shipyards Group), Mr Eugene Rhuggenaath (Minister of Economic Development), Mr Getmar Caldera (Managing Director CDM Holding). On Friday 9 September the government of Curaçao and Damen Shipyards Group signed a concession agreement for the future operation of the current...
September 9th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Wärtsilä included in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Wärtsilä included in Dow Jones Sustainability Index
Wärtsilä Corporation,  9 September 2016, at 13.15 EET – Wärtsilä is pleased to announce that the company has been selected as an index component of the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), both in the DJSI World and DJSI Europe indices. S&P Dow Jones Indices, one of the world’s...
September 9th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Stock Markets, Technical, Technology | Read More

Investment in training takes pole position at Harris PYE

Investment in training takes pole position at Harris PYE
Chris David A new intake of graduate trainee engineers; the start of a new ‘term’ in their internal Weld School; three trainees over half way through a two-year Boilermaker scheme; and six graduates of the inaugural Boiler Assistant training course highlight the Harris Pye Engineering Group’s commitment...
September 5th, 2016 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair | Read More