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'Waxholm 1'

Ice going ferry ‘Waxholm 1’ receives an extensive refurbishment at Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet for operator Waxholmsbolaget

Date
June 2015
Ship name
'Waxholm 1'
Ship type
Ferry
Yard
Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet
Tasks performed for this project
  • Repair
  • Refit

Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet was chosen to complete a total refurbishment to the ice going ferry ‘Waxholm 1’ by operator Waxholmsbolaget due to their longstanding relationship.

The 36m ferry operates around the Stockholm archipelago and required an extensive facelift and rebuild which included a new aluminum roof on the crew deck and new aluminum sides on the saloon deck plus reinforcement of the vessel’s bow.

Installation

Work was also carried out to the engine room with new auxiliary engines installed together with power management systems. In addition, the team at Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet carried out adaptations to the hull in order to install two new drive trains and CAT controllable pitch propellers.

“The ferry was totally stripped down and rebuilt,” explained Frank Schubert, Project manager at Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet. “Only the twin main engines were reused after receiving a thorough service.”

Successful sea trials were carried out on ‘Waxholm 1’ and the work carried out by the yard was praised by the crew who commented that the ferry’s performance was far greater than expected and that it's a good-looking vessel.

Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet has a long, ongoing relationship with Waxholmsbolaget which began in the 1990s when the yard was commissioned to build an initial five ferries for the company. Since then the yard has been used to carry out overhauls on the fleet which now numbers 25 vessels and to carry out repowers to the ferries.

‘Waxholm 1’ is one of three recent major refurbishment contracts carried out by Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet involving steel work to the hull and deck – ‘MS Skärgården’ was delivered in June 2014 and ‘MS Roslagen’ is due to be delivered shortly.

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Oskarshamnsvarvet, part of Damen Shipyards Group, is a modern and well-equipped ship repair and conversion yard strategically located on Sweden’s east coast.

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  • Successful sea trials were carried out on ‘Waxholm 1’ and the work carried out by the yard was praised by the crew who commented that the ferry’s performance was far greater than expected
  • Required an extensive facelift and rebuild which included a new aluminum roof on the crew deck
  • New aluminum sides on the saloon deck plus reinforcement of the vessel’s bow.
  • Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet was chosen to complete a total refurbishment to the ice going ferry ‘Waxholm 1’
  • Successful sea trials were carried out on ‘Waxholm 1’ and the work carried out by the yard was praised by the crew who commented that the ferry’s performance was far greater than expected
  • Required an extensive facelift and rebuild which included a new aluminum roof on the crew deck
  • New aluminum sides on the saloon deck plus reinforcement of the vessel’s bow.
  • Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet was chosen to complete a total refurbishment to the ice going ferry ‘Waxholm 1’

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