A&P Tyne To Refit RFA Grey Rover

Wednesday, September 03, 2003
A&P Tyne has won a contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for the refit of the 4,700-displaced tons Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Rover Class fleet oiler Grey Rover. The vessel is due to arrive on Tyneside on September 22, with the refit period expected to encompass approximately 88 days. The vessel, which was originally built during 1970 by Swan Hunter at Hebburn, had its last refit also at A&P Tyne during 2001. The refit program will include extensive engine overhaul work to the SEMT-Pielstick diesel units; painting and refurbishment; including auxiliary engine overhaul; switchboard main machinery and deck machinery, and service alternator upgrade.

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