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‘MarMolokai’

Advanced preparations by Damen Shiprepair Harbour & Voyage save time and money

Date
February 2016
Ship name
‘MarMolokai’
Ship type
General Cargo
Tasks performed for this project
  • Harbour & Voyage

Three days were set aside for Damen Shiprepair Harbour & Voyage (DSHV) to carry out repairs to the dry cargo vessel ‘MarMolokai’ while the ship was off-hire. The vessel docked at the Steinweg Terminal Frisohaven in the port of Rotterdam.

Preparation

“The preparation carried out prior to starting the job was very important as it saved the client time and money,” explained Leo Lips, Managing Director of Damen Shiprepair Harbour & Voyage. “The project was planned very carefully by all personnel involved and all the tools, equipment and materials were mobilised and transported in advance to prevent delays.”

Repairs

The repairs incorporated the replacement of container shoes and renewal of hatch cover stoppers as several were damaged and cracked. Welding seams were ground out with new plates installed and re-welded; in addition the two fuel tanks were cleaned out so a welding repair could be carried out inside the tanks.

Flexibility

Due to the scale of the project, especially in relation to the container shoes and the fact that the vessel was only off charter for a short period of time, great flexibility was required to prioritise the repairs and get the vessel active again quickly.

Work was carried out in two, 12-hour shifts, to ensure completion on schedule.

“The owner’s representative, Florian Brandt, was very satisfied with all the work that was carried out in such a short period,” added Mr Lips. “He was very pleased with our willingness to work continuously round the clock.”

Repeat customer

‘MarMolokai’ was built in 2004 by Yichang Damen Shipyards, China. The vessel previously visited Damen Shiprepair & Conversion in 2015 for steel repairs, tank cleaning and container socket repairs.

She is 145.6m long and 18m in breadth and 10.600 tonnes deadweight.

Further work is scheduled for when ‘MarMolokai’ is calling Rotterdam during her regular port stays.

DSHV

The harbour & voyages activities offered by Damen Shiprepair & Conversion are incorporated in a separate division, Damen Shiprepair Harbour & Voyage (DSHV).

Services are available worldwide, 24/ 7 and have the back up of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion’s network of repair yards.

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