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SHIP REPAIR & CONVERSION: Review of 1994

Blohm + Voss performed one of the more innovative jobs of the year, winning an order to convert three Sea- Land ships.

The contract entailed shortening each containership by three midship sections from 950 ft. (289.5 m) to 856 ft. (261 m) — and giving each a new bow structure to improve streamlining. The Hamburg Shipbuilding Research Institute (HSVA) was involved in the hydrodynamic calculations and in the planning of the experimental work. The two and a half year old Stena Concertina was in Norfolk Shipbuilding and Drydock Corp.'s (Norshipco) Titan drydock for blasting and coating; tailshaft and rudder clearance inspections; valve, pump and generator repairs; and other planned maintenance and inspections. The vessel is a technologically advanced double-hull oil tanker from Mitsui O.S.K. Lines.

The Overseas Ohio had a head-on collision with an iceberg off of Alaska. The ship was carrying salt water as ballast at the time of the accident. Part of the $1 million repair work included replacement of the rudder bearings, for which Orkot was chosen.

Before & After: The transport vessel Super Se vant 1 (pictured above) underwent a conversh at Rotterdam's YVCBoln es Dockyard^ becomii the D.P. Fall Pipe stonedumping vessel Tidewc Rollingstone.




Ship Repair History

ABB Turbocharger Repairs VTR..4 Turbine Blades
ABB Turbocharger: Renewed Focus On Quality, Customer Service
Agreement Finalized For Purchase And Cleanup Of Seattle Waterfront Property
Ailsa-Perth: from sunset to sunrise
ASRY Improves Performance In 1993
Astilleros Espanoles To Convert Tanker To FPSO
BoatLIFE Offers Deck Protection Experience, Products To Cruise Ship Industry
Boxship Business Booming
Business Is Brisk
Caridoc A Variety of Drydocking/Repair Services In the Caribbean
Companies In Southern Region Of U.S. Adjust Product, Market Focus To Remain Competitive
Dutch Builders Enjoy Influx Of International Orders
Going Deep
Goltens Expands Capacity W i t h N e w Grinder
Impact of Propulsion Plant Choice On Maintenance
Keppel Cairncross Completes A Number Of Ship Repair Operations
Klattenberg Marine Agency Helps Link Shipowners With Spare Parts, Yards
Lisnave Reports Upbeat Quarter; Discusses Future Plans
Lisnave Wins Multi-Million$ Contract
Mackay's World Me Department: Local sendee on a global scale
New Underwater Welding Process Approved By LR
Norshipco Completes Work On Double-Hull Tanker Stena Concertina Acquire Air & Water Technologies Unit
Norshipco Repairs Navy Swath Ahead Of Schedule
PSY Director Warns Against Lifting Alaska Oil Ban
Qualify, Quantity Issues Abound
Ship Repair & Conversion '94
TBT ban threatens yard business
Tracor Signs Agreement To Sell Division To SIMCO
Transfer Of Ownership Of Florida Yard Results In Expanded Services
Unitor Introduces Shipboard Polymer Repair System
 
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