The work included upgrade of ballast system in order to double its capacity, by installing new pump room and upgrading of the old. Total length of pipes renewal exceeded 6 000 m.
Application of silicone A/F, full blasting and painting of cargo hold, upgrade in the accommodation and galley and class renewal items, has been successfully completed.
We wish her Owners, Managers and Crew Fair Winds, Three feet under the keel and many successful voyages!
BWTS Erma First has been successfully installed on m/v “Pax”, managed by Orion Reederei GmbH & Co. KG during class renewal survey at our shipyard. The works included also modification of stern tube sealing, with installation of Lagersmit seals, and blasting and painting of cargo holds.
All works have been successfully completed in 21 calendar days.
2017 has started in full steam at MTG Dolphin Shipyard. New projects, highest workload and many contracts.
Five subsequent repairs of vessels of the Canadian FEDNAV company in MTG Dolphin Shipyard and the sixth on its way in February 2017.
“There is a tendency for extreme raise of workload in 2017, so the Shipyard expects very dynamic year. We have repaired 50 ships in 2016 and we will have more than 60 in 2017” – says Ivan Botev, the Production Director at MTG Dolphin.
There is one Latvian bulk carrier for repair and a Bulgarian one is coming soon. The repairs of ships, managed by “Anglo – Eastern Ship Management” – Hong Kong, “Navibulgar” – Bulgaria and “Mediterranean Shipping Company” (MSC) have been already agreed.
„The busy schedule is due to the slight raise of the portage level, as well as to the undoubtedly good reputation of MTG Dolphin, made through the years. We have envisaged the workload jump and we are completely ready to handle the work” – says Ivan Botev.
For eleven years now, the shipbuilding team handles unique technical challenges with professionalism, experience and successful ideas.
There will be plenty of new shipbuilding projects in 2017, and the schedules are made up to the end of 2018.
A wide range of services have been carried out during the dry dock period of the vessel.
Except for the standard dry dock services such as underwater maintenance and survey, measurements on the propeller and rudder systems, grit blasting and painting , number of additional maintenance services were performed:
Hydro blasting of decks
Steel renewals of hull structures
Overhauling of main and auxiliary engines
Maintenance of pumps and valves
Electrical works – overhauling of generator and el. motors, renewal of cathodic protection anodes
Pipe works – renewal of ballast and AE cooling system pipes
Repairs of propeller shafting and rudder blade system
NDT (Vacuum, water tightness, pressure) and load tests, Etc.
M/T Baltic Chief I (Building No. 9806), M/T Baltic Commander I (Building No. 9807), and M/T Baltic Captain I (Building No. 9808), all three launched in March, 2000 by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard and managed by Columbia Shipmanagement and Interorient respectively, were brought again together in MTG Dolphin Shipyard for repair.
From 1st of July 2014 MTG Dolphin ship repair and conversion activities will be officially represented in Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg by Ruysch Technical-Agencies Holland B.V.
MTG Dolphin took part of the most prestigious maritime exhibition from 2nd till 6th of June 2014.
Take a look at hundred of pictures taken during Posidonia 2014 at www.facebook.com/umarwsr