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Wednesday, December 1, 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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Harley Combs, Director, Austal West Campus Ship Repair. Photo courtesy Austal USA

In the Shipyard: Austal USA Opens Ship Repair Business in Mobile

Known best for its construction of U.S. Navy warships, Austal USA in September 2020…

“MGBW continues to experience unbelievable growth year after year. We are excited for this opportunity to invest in our organization and increase the capacity of our Chula Vista facility to meet growing industry demands,” said MGBW President Todd Roberts. Photo courtesy Marine Group Boat Works

Austal USA Picks Up the Lease on the Marine Group Boatworks' Ship Repair Yard

Marine Group Boat Works (MBGW) transfered the lease of its National City facility to Austal USA.

(Photo: Woody S. Paschall / U.S. Navy)

Austal USA Expands West Coast Repair Operations

Shipbuilder Austal USA said it received approval from the San Diego Port of Commissioners…

Chris Williams (Photo: Phoenix)

Phoenix Promotes Williams to VP

Marine services contractor Phoenix announced it has appointed Chris Williams to the…

(Photo: Austal USA)

Austal USA Sets Up Ship Repair Yard in Alabama

Following the acquisition of additional waterfront along the Mobile River in September 2020…

Sergey Tseluyko, Managing Director of Zvezda (left), and Igor Tonkovidov, President and CEO of Sovcomflot (right), signing keel laying statement during the ceremony. (Photo: Zvezda)

New Ship Repair Cluster Coming to Russia’s Far East

A group of Russian maritime stakeholders have agreed to develop ship repair cluster…

Image courtesy Ciramar

Video Interview: Dominicana Caribbean Shipyards Opens

Last month Ciramar Shipyards signed a strategic alliance with Fassmer Technical Projects…

Tom Hart - Credit: Harland & Wolff

Harland & Wolff Names General Manager for Appledore site

Belfast-based shipyard Harland & Wolff has appointed a new General Manager, Tom Hart…

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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