• Hydrex restores balance to over 25 propellers with blade repairs across the globe

    Hydrex restores balance to over 25 propellers with blade repairs across the globe

    30/06/2011
    Over the last months Hydrex diver/technicians have carried out more than 25 propeller repairs around the world. Our divers were active in the Netherlands, Greece, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Panama, Singapore, the U.S.A. and many other countries. All operations were performed to restore the propellers’ balance. They were brought back to as close to their optimum... Read more
  • Underwater inspection of oil terminal in Al-Mu’ajiz, Saudi Arabia

    Underwater inspection of oil terminal in Al-Mu’ajiz, Saudi Arabia

    12/06/2011
     A team of Hydrex diver/technicians performed inspection work on some sixty legs of an oil terminal located in Yanbu, just north of Al-Mu’ajiz in Saudi Arabia. The facility had been closed since the start of the first Gulf War and is planned to be put back into operation twenty years later after a full refit.... Read more
  • Underwater bow thruster removal and reinstallation in Singapore

    Underwater bow thruster removal and reinstallation in Singapore

    12/06/2011
    Four months after Hydrex diver/technicians removed the bow thruster of a 280-meter container vessel in Singapore, a Hydrex team once again mobilized to this location to reinstall the overhauled unit underwater with the use of the Hydrex flexible mobdock. The superintendent of the ship was very satisfied with the first part of the operation. He... Read more
  • Permanent underwater insert repair in Algeciras, Spain

    Permanent underwater insert repair in Algeciras, Spain

    12/06/2011
    Recently Hydrex Spain carried out a permanent insert repair on a 225-meter cargo vessel at anchorage in Algeciras.  The vessel had suffered a stress-related crack on the port side next to the bilge keel and water was coming into the ballast tank. The classification society therefore required that a repair be carried out before the... Read more
  • Underwater stern tube seal replacement in Algeciras avoids drydocking

    Underwater stern tube seal replacement in Algeciras avoids drydocking

    12/06/2011
    To save time and money for the owners of a 270-meter container vessel that was leaking oil, a Hydrex diver/technician team replaced four stern tube seals, using one of Hydrex’s flexible mobdocks. This enabled the team to carry out the entire operation underwater during the vessel’s stop in Algeciras. The diver/technicians mobilized from the Hydrex... Read more
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