Dart 4 Returns To Service Ahead Of Schedule

Monday, July 07, 2003
The 9,088 grt vehicle carrier Dart 4, which is operated by Ropner Shipmanagement (Dartford), suffered contact damage while providing service between Dartford (Kent) and Vlissingen (Holland) carrying cars from the U.K. to the European continent. While it was evident that delays in returning the vessel to service would be costly, A&P Group, on assessment of the damage, immediately transferred the vessel to Chatham, where A&P Shipcare, the specialist running and voyage repair arm of the A&P Group, commenced work on May 31, 2003.

Damage included the vessel's starboard forward hold, an area of approximately 8.5 x 3 m, and two patches measuring approximately 1 sq. m. one frame aft of the main damage. Also damaged, was one area forward on the soft nose in way of the forecastle store, which measured approximately 1.5 x 1 m.

The work was completed on June 6, approximately 16 hours ahead of schedule and to the original repair budget - the vessel returning to service immediately.

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter June 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Ship Repair & Conversion

Solstad CSV Gets Propulsion Overhaul at Gibdock

Gibraltar’s Gibdock shipyard has completed its scope of work on Solstad Shipping’s Normand Cutter, a 127-meter-long, 10,979grt construction support vessel (CSV)

Tanker Allision on the Piscataqua River

The U.S. Coast Guard says it is continuing to monitor the condition of the chemical tanker Chem Venus, after it allided with three unoccupied, moored sailboats

Damen Signs MOU with Sydney City Marine

Damen Shipyards Group and Sydney City Marine have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining the future cooperation of the two companies concerning the

Coast Guard

Tanker Allision on the Piscataqua River

The U.S. Coast Guard says it is continuing to monitor the condition of the chemical tanker Chem Venus, after it allided with three unoccupied, moored sailboats

Beijing Slams South China Sea Court Proceedings

Permanent Court of Arbitration ruling set for July 12. An international court said it would deliver a hotly anticipated ruling in the Philippines' case against

BSM Acquires USCG Qualship 21 Program Approval

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement is proud to announce that it has received US Coast Guard (USCG) Qualship 21 Program approval for the BSM India-managed, Algoma-owned

 
 
Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Simulators Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0709 sec (14 req/sec)