• Pipe repairs on cruise ship in Uruguay

    Pipe repairs on cruise ship in Uruguay

    28/02/2019
    Last month our diver/technicians carried out a pipe repair on a 238-meter cruise ship during her stop in Punta Del Este, Uruguay. The vessel was suffering a leak as a result of corrosion damage to the pipe and a swift on-site solution was suggested by our technical department. The repairs were performed afloat with our... Read more
  • Underwater rudder operation in Dubai

    Underwater rudder operation in Dubai

    28/02/2019
    We were contacted by the owner of a 193-meter roro ship to secure both rudders of the vessel. This would allow the OEM to safely perform repairs on the rudders from inside the engine room. A team of our divers therefore mobilized to Jebel Ali, Dubai to perform the operation during the ship’s stop. The... Read more
  • Permanent underwater insert repair on tanker in Amsterdam

    Permanent underwater insert repair on tanker in Amsterdam

    06/02/2019
    An emergency call came in on a late Friday afternoon  to carry out a permanent insert repair on board a 145-meter chemical tanker that had suffered a crack in its port side grey water tank. The work was carried out during the vessel’s stop in Amsterdam. After arriving on site, our team of diver/technicians started... Read more
  • Propeller blade repairs in Antwerp and Tenerife

    Propeller blade repairs in Antwerp and Tenerife

    30/01/2019
    Last month a team of our diver/technicians traveled to Tenerife for an underwater propeller blade straightening on a 246-meter cruise ship. Almost simultaneously another team cropped the heavily bent blades of a 200-meter vehicle carrier in Antwerp. In both cases the best solution was offered to the customer to restore the propeller’s efficiency as close... Read more
  • Stern tube seal repairs above and below the waterline

    Stern tube seal repairs above and below the waterline

    30/01/2019
    Recently our men carried out six stern tube seal operations all across Europe in a very short time span. In this article we will be writing about two of those. In Flushing the four damaged seals of a 268-meter container vessel were replaced underwater with our flexible mobdock technique. In Antwerp a seal operation was... Read more
  • Underwater bow thruster reinstallation in Italy

    Underwater bow thruster reinstallation in Italy

    18/12/2018
    A month after we removed the bow thruster of a 300-meter container vessel our men once again mobilized to Italy. They reinstalled the overhauled unit underwater with the use of the our flexible mobdock technique. The available time window for the removal of the bow thruster in October was very short because of the tight... Read more
  • Underwater scrubber sea chest installation

    Underwater scrubber sea chest installation

    18/12/2018
    Our wide range of maintenance and repair services includes the on-site installation of additional sea chests required for the intakes and outlets of scrubbers or other purposes. These afloat installations are performed by installing a cofferdam on the hull. We can help you when going to drydock is not an option, if the scrubber equipment... Read more
  • Underwater stern tube seal repair on tanker in Tenerife

    Underwater stern tube seal repair on tanker in Tenerife

    29/11/2018
    Last month one of our diver/technician teams carried out an underwater stern tube seal repair on a tanker berthed in Tenerife. The ship was suffering from an oil leak, making an on-site repair necessary. Using a Hydrex flexible mobdock the team was able to carry out the entire operation on-site and underwater, saving the owner... Read more
  • Propeller blade removal and reinstallation keeps ship out of drydock

    Propeller blade removal and reinstallation keeps ship out of drydock

    29/11/2018
    An oil tanker needed its four propeller blades overhauled during a stop in Ghent, Belgium. We therefore sent a team to the vessel’s location to remove the blades on-site and reinstall them when they returned from the workshop. Our team traveled  from our headquarters in Antwerp with trucks and the required equipment. A large stock... Read more
  • Fast underwater ship hull repairs save time and money

    Fast underwater ship hull repairs save time and money

    21/11/2018
    Hydrex on-site hull repair services include the renewal of both small and large areas of damaged hull plating. These repairs can be carried out above or below water, according to the circumstances, with tailor-made mobdocks. Normal commercial activities can therefore continue without disruption. These operations follow the Hydrex procedure for welding cracks in the vessel's... Read more
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