• Underwater stern tube seal repair vital for tanker in Algeciras

    Underwater stern tube seal repair vital for tanker in Algeciras

    31/05/2019
    Last month one of our teams carried out an underwater stern tube seal repair on a tanker berthed in Algeciras. The ship was suffering from an oil leak and no drydock was available close by. Our men replaced the damaged seals underwater using one of our flexible mobdocks. This saved the owner an expensive and... Read more
  • Overboard pipe repair in Southampton

    Overboard pipe repair in Southampton

    02/05/2019
    Last month our diver/technicians carried out a pipe repair on a 200-meter roro ship during her stop in Southampton, UK. 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. This gave the owner... Read more
  • Underwater bow thruster operation in Oslo

    Underwater bow thruster operation in Oslo

    02/05/2019
    Recently a team of our diver/technicians mobilized to Oslo, Norway for an underwater bow thruster operation on a large ferry. A seal in the gearbox was leaking and needed to be replaced. A small window was made available for the operation, but the repair had to be finished before the next scheduled trip. A preliminary... Read more
  • Underwater thruster repairs adapted to your vessel's schedule

    Underwater thruster repairs adapted to your vessel's schedule

    24/04/2019
    Hydrex diver/technicians can perform a wide range of repair or maintenance work on all types of thrusters. An entire unit can be overhauled, propeller blades and seals can be replaced or repair work on another specific part of a thruster can be performed on-site or inside the tunnel. These repairs are performed in cooperation with... Read more
  • Underwater shaft seal repairs around the globe in record time

    Underwater shaft seal repairs around the globe in record time

    17/04/2019
    We have developed a flexible mobdock repair method that enables  the underwater replacement of all types and sizes of shaft seals. This technology has been successfully used  by our diver/technicians for over a decade. It allows ship owners to keep their vessel sailing, saving precious time and money. In 1998 our divers completed a seal... Read more
  • Pipe repairs on cruise ship in Uruguay

    Pipe repairs on cruise ship in Uruguay

    11/04/2019
    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
  • Hydrex teams up with Wärtsilä to repair underwater stern tube seal assembly in Australia

    Hydrex teams up with Wärtsilä to repair underwater stern tube seal assembly in Australia

    04/04/2019
    Last month a Hydrex diver/technician team carried out underwater stern tube seal repairs on a 110-meter offshore supply vessel in Bunbury, Australia. The rope guard covering the stern tube seal assembly was missing and the seal box had come loose after a mooring rope got tangled around the assembly. An emergency on-site repair was necessary.... Read more
  • Immediate worldwide mobilization for underwater seal repairs

    Immediate worldwide mobilization for underwater seal repairs

    26/03/2019
    We have developed a flexible mobdock repair method that enables the underwater replacement of all types and sizes of shaft seals. This technology has been successfully used by our diver/technicians for over a decade. It allows ship owners to keep their vessel sailing, saving precious time and money. Damaged stern tube seals will cause an... Read more
  • Underwater propeller blade cropping in Singapore restores efficiency

    Underwater propeller blade cropping in Singapore restores efficiency

    26/03/2019
    Recently  one of our diver/technician teams performed a successful propeller blade cropping operation on a 247-meter tanker while the vessel was in Singapore. Because of the severity of the damage, cropping was the only option. When the propeller blades of the tanker got damaged a fast on-site solution was needed to restore the propeller’s balance... Read more
  • Underwater bow thruster removal and reinstallation in Australia

    Underwater bow thruster removal and reinstallation in Australia

    14/03/2019
    To save time and money for the owner of a 82-meter offshore supply vessel, Hydrex removed the bow thruster of the ship and reinstalled the unit after it was overhauled while the vessel was at anchorage in Dampier,  Australia. By carrying out both parts of the operation underwater the ship could stay on the project... Read more
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