Damen Shiprepair Brest to Drydock and Repair LNG Carrier ‘Bachir Chihani’
Damen Shiprepair Brest (France) received her seventh LNG booking for the drydocking, maintenance and repair of the LNG carrier ‘Bachir Chihani’. The Hyproc Shipping owned and managed vessel will arrive at November 25th.
Jos Goris, managing director of Damen Shiprepair Brest, says: “We are very pleased with this order, since it ensures the continuation of our LNG activities with our highly appreciated client, Hyproc Shipping.”
Mr Goris continues: “The yard’s workforce has shown their LNG skills and experience previously in executing secure works on LNG contracts. Clearly, our quality efforts, resulting in the LRQA ISO 9001:2008 certificate, and all other measures taken in order to improve our efficiency, have resulted in acquiring these contracts in a fierce competitive environment. Our client may be assured that Damen Shiprepair Brest will fulfill its contractual obligations with vigor and determination.”
The work scope on the Bachir Chihani is extensive and reaches close to 30,000 man-hours. The vessel is expected to stay close to a month in drydock nr 3.
Damen Shiprepair Brest
DSB is a well-established repair yard with modern facilities. The yard employs over 200 staff and has three graven dry docks and sufficient repair berths. The biggest dry dock measures 420 x 80 metres and is one of the biggest in Europe, allowing the yard to accommodate almost any ship in the world.
The shipyard offers a broad range of services for any vessel type, including LNG tankers, oil tankers, semi-submersibles, shuttle tankers, FPSO’s, offshore construction vessels, jack-up rigs, RoRo vessels and ferries. The highly skilled workforce is particularly well-known for its LNG tanker expertise.
Damen, November 22, 2013