Vigor Marine Secures Dredge Essayons Ship Repair and Overhaul Contract

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Vigor Marine LLC of Portland, Oregon, has won an $8 million contract for hopper dredge Essayons ship repair and overhaul.

According to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), all overhaul, maintenance, and drydock work will be performed at the contractor’s facility in Portland with an estimated completion date of February 28, 2020.

Major work items associated with the overhaul and dry docking include, but are not limited to the following: replacement and general ship systems maintenance and repair work; painting areas of the dredge hull below the water line and miscellaneous areas above the upper deck; complete inspection of the hopper areas; hopper door and actuator repairs; removing and reinstalling propeller blades; etc.

The dredge vessel Essayons will maintain a full crew which will live aboard the vessel during the entire duration of the overhaul period.

The crew will be performing work on the vessel that is outside the scope of the repair contract and coordination will be required at the daily production meetings to allow the crew access to the vessel.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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