Vessel Conversion - Far Scotia

April 2022

Dry Dock Servicing

Dales Marine Services Ltd successfully completed a 21 day scheduled dry docking including carrying out some major upgrades to a 2001 Platform Support Vessel (PSV). The work scope was considerable but was achieved through our employees and sub-contractors.

Scope of Work

  • Full hull cleaning, prep and paint including all additional new equipment fitted during conversion
  • Both rudders, tail shafts and blades were stripped, overhauled and refitted
  • A new auxiliary Caterpillar engine was fitted in the forward engine room although the only reasonable way in and out was through the lower fuel tanks into the dry dock
  • Fabrication of new crane pedestal going from square to round then installation into existing bulwarks. New 16te crane was later fitted and tested with class approval and witness
  • Fabrication of a 2 storey accommodation module was done prior vessel arrival then fitted to vessel when it came out of the dry dock. The modules was fitted out by Deck-Rite to house offices, gym and sleeping quarters.
  • The 38te module was lifted into position and secured within 12hrs

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