Ship Repair

All ships need maintenance and repairs. Many repair and maintanance operations can be performed at sea or by the crew in port. Complicated or large-scale repairs might require the ship to be removed from commercial operation. Classification Society supervision is required for most large-scale repairs, particularly those carried out in a ship repair yard. For oceangoing ships, particularly tankers, the ship has to be prepared for repair at a Deballasting Station. The tank must be thoroughly cleaned and its slops (grey water and hydrocarbon residues) must be pumped ashore according to environmental regulations.

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World's First Nuclear Ship Exits Drydock

The world’s first nuclear-powered ship is making its way back to Baltimore flowing…

(U.S. Navy photo by Adam Ross)

Titan Acquires HII's San Diego Shipyard

One the United States' largest fleet service and ship repair sites is changing hands.Ship…

Bayonne Drydock has taken delivery of a 1280T MBH (Marine Boat Hoist) designed and delivered by Cimolai. (Photo: BDDRC)

Ship Repair: Bayonne Drydock Invests in Shiplift

Bayonne Drydock & Repair in Bayonne, NJ, reported brisk business in 2019, with the…

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Zamakona Yards Launches Siuana Arctica

Spain's shipbuilding and ship repair company Zamakona Yards reached a new milestone…

Rough opening: the making of a foil’s “moonpool” (and finished). Credit: Wavefoil

Ship Repair: How to Foil Well-laid Plans

It was Canadian whalers, the Norwegians tell us, who first noticed that a dead whale…

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ASCO Completes Irgiz Overhaul

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ASCO) announced that its towing and supply vessel Irgiz…

Loy Stewart, Jr., President, Detyens Shipyards

INSIGHTS: Loy Stewart, Jr.

Loy Stewart, Jr. is President, Detyens Shipyards. He is a 1991 graduate of the US…

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PIRAEUS I Floating Dock Ready for Ops

Greece's Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) announced that the "PIRAEUS I" floating dock…

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ESR Offers Pacific Northwest Ship Repair Services

Ice Cap Holdings, LLC expands its shipyard presence to include a service and repair…

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ACS Completes Giant Crane Ship

Overhaul of the hull of the General Aliaga Shikhlinsky crane vessel has been completed.

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) (U.S. Navy photo by Timothy M. Black)

Vigor Wins Modernization Contract for Two Navy Cruisers

Vigor was awarded a $254,566,431.36 firm-fixed-price contract for the execution of…

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BAE Systems Wins U.S. Navy Contracts

British multinational defence company BAE Systems has received $170.7 million in…

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