Side Collision/ WBTKS Steel Repair

Work Overview
Vessel Type: Oil/Chemical Tanker.
LOA: 171,20 mtrs.
BEAM: 27,44 mtrs.
G.T: 22.184 mt
Year of build: 2006
Port: Algeciras
Time of execution: 13 days (November 2014)

Collision repairs on both sides of vessel’s side Shell.

Area affected:

Side shell, frames, stiffeners and bulkheads of WBTk No5 STBD and WBTk No6 STBD.

Side shell, frames, stiffeners and bulkheads of WBTk No6 PORT.

Total quantity of steel, replaced (grade A & AH): 14.000 kg



Cutting and cropping of affected area by the use of mixed gases.

Assembling of prefabricated plates and profiles in situ, by the help of Mobile crane (shore side) and workboat (sea side).

Welding of assembled parts by certified WPS.


Special Characteristics:

Works were supervised and accepted by vessels Class and Owners representative.

Works were finished inside time margins agreed, avoiding further off hire.

Welders and procedures certified by ABS.