Category Archives: Repair


Songa Endurance Experiences BOP Failure

January 13, 2016

Songa Endurance, a semi-submersible drilling rig which started operations on Troll field, has experienced BOP equipment failure. As Songa Offshore reported, the rig started operations on December 31, 2015, on the eight-year contract with Statoil on Troll field, around 65 kilometers west of Kollsnes. While performing a final test the rig experienced BOP equipment failure,… Continue Reading »


Hydrex Carries Out Propeller Repair in Uruguay

December 27, 2015

Hydrex diver/technician teams performed a propeller blade cropping operation on a 229-meter bulker while the vessel was at anchorage in Punta Del Este, Uruguay.  After the team arrived at the vessel’s location, they started the underwater operation with a detailed survey of the affected propeller blades. This underwater inspection revealed that three of the four blades… Continue Reading »


Hydrex Patches Up Rudder in Rotterdam

December 25, 2015

Antwerp-based underwater repair and maintenance specialist, Hydrex, has carried out a rudder repair on a 170-meter container vessel during the ship’s scheduled maintenance stop in Rotterdam.  Hidrex divers team, with one of its dive support workboats, installed a doubler plate over the cavitated area of the rudder after the damage has been detected during an earlier inspection carried… Continue Reading »


Anholt Cable Transfers Power Again

November 26, 2015 has completed the replacement of two sections of the submarine cable that connects the Anholt offshore wind farm to the grid. According to the company, “repair has gone faster than expected,” and the cable began transferring power from the wind farm into the onshore grid on Saturday. with the supplier, NKT Cables, analyzed… Continue Reading »


Shetland and Aberdeen firms to carry out Antarctic repairs due to ice

November 6, 2015

Companies from Shetland and Aberdeen have been awarded an Antarctic contract to repair a quayside which was damaged by an iceberg. The quay at Rothera Research Station is used by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) to moor its research ships. Marine engineering, diving and fabrication company Ocean Kinetics and civil engineers Arch Henderson have been… Continue Reading »


Update: Subsea Cable Fault Shuts Horn Rev 2 OWF

October 22, 2015

A fault in subsea cable has shut down DONG Energy’s Horns Rev 2 offshore wind farm, informed. Transmission operator of Horns Rev 2,, said that the error on the cable connecting the wind farm to land occured on October 19 at 01:56. As soon as the exact location of the fault is found the… Continue Reading »

0 to Start Anholt Cable Replacement

October 17, 2015 plans to start the replacement of two sections of the cable that connects the Anholt offshore wind farm to the grid in the period between October 26 and November 23, depending on weather conditions. In February, the company discovered an error in the submarine cable that connects the Anholt offshore wind farm to the grid… Continue Reading »


Divers Repair Tanker in Dubai

September 1, 2015

Hydrex is one of the leading companies specializing in underwater repair and maintenance of vessels. The dive team consists of professional commercial divers and technicians that can do repair works even without using drydocks. Recently in Dubai, a tanker carrying chemicals hit a buoy. The damage must be assessed to prevent further hazard relating to… Continue Reading »


USCG: Gas Pipeline Ruptures Off Marsh Island, Two Injured

August 30, 2015

The U.S. Coast Guard has responded to a report of a natural gas pipeline fire, 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Marsh Island. Namely, Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a notification yesterday at 8:30 p.m. that a natural gas pipeline had ruptured and was on fire. Sector New Orleans directed the launch… Continue Reading »

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