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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Zamakona Launches Siuana Arctica

Spanish shipbuilding and ship repair company Zamakona Yards reached a new milestone…

Gavin Higgins, CEO, Nichols Brothers Boat Builders and Everett Ship Repair

Insights: Gavin Higgins, CEO, Everett Ship Repair

Everett Ship Repair (ESR) is a relatively new name in the U.S. ship repair business.

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Mesaieed Shipyard Adds Floating Dry Dock

Qatari maritime transport and logistics conglomerate Milaha said it has acquired…

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Ship Repair Market to Reach $40Bn by 2026

Global ship repair and maintenance services market is expected to grow from USD 18.89…

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CCGS Edward Cornwallis Life Extension Contract Awarded

Canada's government awarded a $12.1-million contract to East Coast repair yard Shelburne…

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World's First Nuclear Ship Exits Drydock

The world’s first nuclear-powered ship is making its way back to Baltimore flowing…

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Titan Acquires HII's San Diego Shipyard

One the United States' largest fleet service and ship repair sites is changing hands.Ship…

Bayonne Drydock has taken delivery of a 1280T MBH (Marine Boat Hoist) designed and delivered by Cimolai. (Photo: BDDRC)

Ship Repair: Bayonne Drydock Invests in Shiplift

Bayonne Drydock & Repair in Bayonne, NJ, reported brisk business in 2019, with the…

Rough opening: the making of a foil’s “moonpool” (and finished). Credit: Wavefoil

Ship Repair: How to Foil Well-laid Plans

It was Canadian whalers, the Norwegians tell us, who first noticed that a dead whale…

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ASCO Completes Irgiz Overhaul

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company (ASCO) announced that its towing and supply vessel Irgiz…

Loy Stewart, Jr., President, Detyens Shipyards

INSIGHTS: Loy Stewart, Jr.

Loy Stewart, Jr. is President, Detyens Shipyards. He is a 1991 graduate of the US…

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PIRAEUS I Floating Dock Ready for Ops

Greece's Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) announced that the "PIRAEUS I" floating dock…

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