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‘Afrika’

Excellent planning means repairs and upgrades to fishing trawler ‘Afrika’ are completed to schedule

Date
July 2015
Ship name
‘Afrika’
Ship type
Fishing
Yard
Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen
Tasks performed for this project
  • Repairs
  • Upgrades

A detailed plan was crucial to the successful completion of work to the Jaczon-operated fishing trawler, ‘Afrika’ which received a programme of repairs and upgrades at Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen.

The work involved many contractors meaning logistics had to be carefully managed and a strict operations schedule implemented to ensure all the tasks were executed to plan.

Safety

Several adaptations were made to the aft deck arrangement, new hold staircases and bow thruster compartment to increase the vessel’s safety, deemed even more important following a fire to another Jaczon operated vessel.

In addition, workers extended the forecastle deck to create increased storage space and also extended the boat deck to increase accommodation space, which also received a complete refurbishment.

Overhaul and renewal

Steam-cleaning and painting in the technical areas of ‘Afrika’ and an overhaul and renewal of a large part of the engine room machinery were also completed with common dry-dock work also carried out including work to the propeller shaft, hub modifications and fish equipment renewal.

New method

In order to carry out welding on deck without removing any of the vessel’s highly flammable fish tank insulation material, the team at Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen devised a method of injecting the space between the walls and deck with N2. The flow of oxygen was then closely monitored and welding successfully completed.

On-time

With a strict time frame to adhere to, unforeseen repairs were assessed quickly with good synergy between all parties involved, allowing all the work to run smoothly and finish on time.

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Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen is within easy reach of the major North Sea shipping routes and in the centre of the ARA-ports with the North Sea only six miles away, which eliminates costly diversions.

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  • An overhaul and renewal of a large part of the engine room machinery were also completed
  • A detailed plan was crucial to the successful completion of work to the Jaczon-operated fishing trawler, ‘Afrika’
  • Workers extended the forecastle deck to create increased storage space
  • Steam-cleaning and painting in the technical areas of ‘Afrika’
  •  ‘Afrika’ which received a programme of repairs and upgrades at Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen
  • Several adaptations were made to the aft deck arrangement, new hold staircases and bow thruster compartment
  • An overhaul and renewal of a large part of the engine room machinery were also completed
  • A detailed plan was crucial to the successful completion of work to the Jaczon-operated fishing trawler, ‘Afrika’
  • Workers extended the forecastle deck to create increased storage space
  • Steam-cleaning and painting in the technical areas of ‘Afrika’
  •  ‘Afrika’ which received a programme of repairs and upgrades at Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen
  • Several adaptations were made to the aft deck arrangement, new hold staircases and bow thruster compartment

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