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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VanEnkevort Tug & Barge, Inc. (VTB) tug freshly painted at Don John Ship Repair in Erie, Pa. Photo courtesy: Amtech

Shipping through the Pandemic: Perfect Storm or Wake up Call?

The global pandemic news has been horrific and certainly an historic moment in domestic…

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Shipbuilders Council Announces Shipyard Safety Awards

The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA), the national association representing the U.S.

David Loy Stewart, 1947-2020 (Photo courtesy of Detyens Shipyard)

Obituary: Detyens Shipyard Chairman Loy Stewart

David Loy Stewart Sr, former owner and Chairman of the Board at ship repair yard Detyens Shipyards…

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Shipyard Bottlenecks Expected

The shipping industry will face bottlenecks and increasing prices at ship repair…

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COMPA Repairs inks Ship Repair Service Partnership Agreements

COMPA Repairs signed three partnership agreements to establish a ship repair service…

Gulf Copper Hires Irelan

Ship repair and marine services firm Gulf Copper & Manufacturing has hired Robert…

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Westcon Lines Up Coast Guard Ship Repair Work

Norway's Westcon Yards says it entered into a new agreement with the Norwegian Armed…

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Smith Named CEO of Fincantieri Marine Systems N.A.

This week marked the start of new leadership at Chesapeake-based Fincantieri Marine…

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Detyens Wins $24 Mln Ship Repair Contract

Charleston, S.C. repair yard Detyens Shipyards has been awarded a $24,235,291 firm…

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Mare Island Dry Dock Tallies $33.5 Mln Navy Contract

Vallejo, Calif. ship repair yard Mare Island Dry Dock has secured a $33,532,308 firm…

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Namdock is Back to Business

Namibian ship repair company Namdock has resumed full operations with effect from Tuesday…

Interview: Todd Thayse, Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding

Vice President and General Manager of Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, Todd Thayse,…

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