Nippon Paint Marine is seeing liner operators increasingly postpone dry-dockings as they look to keep vessels operational to meet the recent surge in demand for container shipments.
Dry dock is to carried on ships and yacht to do maintenance of under part or hull which is fully submersed in water. Certain procedure and requirements are to be followed before going to dry dock.
Leaky paints and thinner cans lead to fire on board oil tanker in dry dock. Find out more about the incident inside the article.
During dry dock, the ship’s stern tube is opened up for inspection of the seals, the stern cylinder, and the shaft. Learn about the procedure for performing ship’s stern tube integrity test in the dry dock.
A Ship’s hull roughness is a very important factor, which directly affects the power and fuel consumption of the ship’s main engine. The hull roughness can be determined by a tool known as hull roughness analyzer.
Cleaning of fuel oil tanks has to be done on a scheduled basis in order to prevent the new fuel oil from getting spoiled. Find out how the fuel oil tanks are cleaned on a ship
The ship’s engine room must be secured properly before the ship is rested on the keel blocks during dry dock. Learn 25 important points that must be considered to ensure the engine room is ready for the dry dock.
Dry dock is an important phase of a ship’s life as it enhances performance and improves efficiency. In this article we learn about the various checks that need to be performed before taking the ship out of the dry dock.
During drydock, a ship has to take shore power to ensure that the work on board goes on uninterrupted. Let’s take a look at the procedure to take shore power during dry docking of ships.