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Monday, August 2, 2021

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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Effective July 1, 2021, Carlos Maenhout is retiring from his position as Founder and Managing Director of BMT Belgium, the company that he and his wife founded in 1991, a company subsequently sold to the BMT Group in 2005. Photo courtesy BMT

Carlos Maenhout Retires, Bruno Storms takes the helm at BMT Belgium

Effective July 1, 2021, Carlos Maenhout is retiring from his position as Founder…

(Left to Right): Arturo Camarena (Managing Director: Ciramar Shipyards), Luis Contrearas Pena (President – Ciramar Shipyards), Harald Fassmer (Managing Director – Fassmer GmbH & Co.), Craig Ronald Gundry (General Manager – Fassmer Technical Projects)

Dominicana Caribbean Shipyards, the New Face in Caribbean Shipbuilding and Repair

Ciramar Shipyards and Fassmer Technical Projects ink a deal to Create Dominicana…

Image courtesy Navalrocha Shipyard

Ship Repair Yard Navalrocha Reports 'Robust' Start to 2021

Portugal’s Navalrocha Shipyard reports that it is continuing its robust performance…

(Photo: Eastern Shipbuilding)

MARAD Awards $20 Million in Shipyard Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on Monday…

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Shipbuilding: Is there a different future for ship repair and conversion?

There is an old adage that states that a repair yard can economically build new ships…

Photo credit Newport Maritime Services

Ship Repair Tech: Ship Repair Goes Digital

Earlier this year Newport Shipping unveiled what it is calls a “first of kind, innovative…

Jonathan Whitworth (Photo: Gulf Copper and Manufacturing Corporation)

Whitworth Joins Gulf Copper Board

Gulf Copper and Manufacturing Corporation has appointed Jonathan Whitworth as a member…

The Author: Ingmar Loges, Newport Shipping.

Ship Repair: A Financial Balancing Act

Shipowners have limited options to access financing for ship repair, given the capital…

The Vard Amphibious & Military Sea Transport Vessel for the Chilean Navy (Image: Vard Marine)

Vard Marine Wins Contract to Design Chilean Navy Vessels

Naval architecture and marine engineering firm Vard Marine said it has secured a contract from Chile

(Photo: Corey Hensley / U.S. Navy)

Guam Shipyard Settles EPA Pollution Violations

Ship repair yard Guam Shipyard will pay nearly $70,000 and take measures to improve…

The R/V Roger Revelle pictured at sea for a 10-day commissioning and calibration cruise following its midlife refit. Photo Copyright: Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Ship Repair: Inside the $60m Refit of RV Roger Revelle

This month MR dives inside the $60 million refit of RV Roger Revelle, a project which…

Jared Newcombe (Photo: Heddle Shipyards)

Heddle Shipyards Hires Newcombe as Chief Strategy Officer

Heddle Shipyards, the largest Canadian ship repair company on the Great Lakes, said…

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