• Class approved underwater shell plating replacement in Algeciras

    Class approved underwater shell plating replacement in Algeciras

    29/02/2016
    A 175-meter tanker suffered cavitation damage to the inside shell plating of one of its ballast water tanks. We mobilized a team to Algeciras to perform a permanent insert repair that would prevent an unscheduled drydock visit for the vessel. The team sailed with a workboat and all necessary equipment to the ship which lay... Read more
  • Underwater propeller cone fin installation offers immediate fuel savings

    Underwater propeller cone fin installation offers immediate fuel savings

    29/02/2016
    Over the last few months Hydrex installed propeller cone fins on several general cargo vessels. We can carry out these operations all over the world. A direct result of this underwater operation is that an owner can instantly start benefitting from the fuel savings a propeller cone fin brings. He does not have to wait... Read more
  • Underwater rudder repair in Rotterdam with Hydrex dive support workboat

    Underwater rudder repair in Rotterdam with Hydrex dive support workboat

    22/12/2015
    In the beginning of December a Hydrex diving team mobilized to Rotterdam with one of our workboats to a assist a 170-meter container vessel.   Download .PDF
  • Underwater propeller blade cropping in Uruguay restores efficiency

    Underwater propeller blade cropping in Uruguay restores efficiency

    22/12/2015
    In November one of our diver/technician teams performed a successful propeller blade cropping operation on a 229-meter bulker under difficult weather circumstances while the vessel was at anchorage in Punta Del Este. Because of the high swell, cropping was the only option. When the propeller blades of the bulker got damaged, a fast on-site solution... Read more
  • State-of-the-art fast response centers allow swift mobilization around the world

    State-of-the-art fast response centers allow swift mobilization around the world

    22/12/2015
    The Hydrex offices have fast response centers that are designed for a fast mobilization to vessels all around the world. For this reason they are equipped with a wide-ranging stock of logistic tools and dive support equipment as well as a fleet of vehicles and workboats. Hydrex Equipment Officer Koen Smouts is the man responsible... Read more
  • In-house R&D keeps Hydrex at the cutting edge of underwater ship repair

    In-house R&D keeps Hydrex at the cutting edge of underwater ship repair

    02/12/2015
     From the very beginning Hydrex’ goal has been very simple: to keep ships in business. We achieve this goal by offering our customers afloat solutions to any problem that arises with the underwater part of their vessel. Download .PDF
  • Hull repair on drill ship in Gulf of Mexico

    Hull repair on drill ship in Gulf of Mexico

    30/09/2015
    The transit flap of a 225-meter drill ship came loose and started swinging dangerously. This caused damage in the aft bulkhead and a leak in the ballast tank situated behind the moonpool hull. The vessel was located in Trinidad but was about to start a contract in Grand Isles, Gulf of Mexico. A fast solution... Read more
  • Fast underwater repairs using flexible mobdocks

    Fast underwater repairs using flexible mobdocks

    28/08/2015
    Hydrex is able to perform a wide variety of operations with its flexible mobdocks. These enable us to create a dry environment underwater for our divers to work in. There is no need to send the vessel to drydock as all operations can be carried out alongside or at anchorage. Normal commercial activities can therefore... Read more
  • Emergency repair in Dubai keeps vessel on long drydock interval

    Emergency repair in Dubai keeps vessel on long drydock interval

    28/08/2015
    A 184-meter, 50.885 DWT chemical tanker had hit a buoy. A full underwater inspection and repair was needed. The vessel was only launched last year and was on a long drydock interval. Coming in for repairs now would have been a financial disaster for the owner. We therefore immediately mobilized an emergency team to Dubai... Read more
  • Underwater propeller cone fin installation offers immediate fuel savings

    Underwater propeller cone fin installation offers immediate fuel savings

    28/08/2015
    Over the last few months Hydrex installed propeller cone fins on several general cargo vessels. These operations were carried out near the Hydrex offices in Antwerp and Tampa, but can be performed economically almost anywhere. A direct result of this underwater operation is that an owner can instantly start benefitting from the fuel savings a... Read more
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