• 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
  • Complex steel and cofferdam repairs carried out afloat

    Complex steel and cofferdam repairs carried out afloat

    17/07/2015
    Hydrex has an in-house Research & Development department that can take care of the engineering aspects of an operation. In this way turnkey solutions can be offered for complex hull and other repairs that require the construction of specific equipment.   Download .PDF
  • Underwater propeller modifications in Spain

    Underwater propeller modifications in Spain

    24/06/2015
    Recently Hydrex diver/technicians performed propeller croppings on two vessels berthed in Algeciras, close to the Spanish Hydrex office. The first operation was carried out on a 174-meter LPG tanker, the second one on a 230-meter bulk carrier. Both ships had suffered torn off pieces, severe cracks and bents on all four propeller blades. An on-site... Read more
‹ First  < 3 4 5 6 7 >  Last ›