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  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Recently Hydrex and Subsea Industries hosted an international sales conference which was attended by many of the companies’ agents from around the world. The conference was a highly instructive event for all those attending and everyone left with renewed enthusiasm for selling and supporting Hydrex underwater repair and maintenance services and Ecospeed and Ecoshield in […]

  • 27 October 2011

    To save time and money for the owners of a 270-meter container vessel that was leaking oil, a Hydrex diver/technician team replaced four stern tube seals on site, using one of Hydrex’s flexible mobdocks. This enabled the team to carry out the entire operation underwater during the vessel’s stop in Algeciras. The diver/technicians mobilized from […]

  • 19 December 2013

    Nielsen Marine APS, based in Hirtshals, has been appointed as the Danish agent for the Ecospeed  and Ecoshield underwater hull coating manufacturer Hydrex. As an official Ecospeed  and Ecoshield representative, Nielsen Marine APS will support Hydrex sales in mainly the Danish shipping, shipbuilding and offshore market, including servicing and maintenance, repair and warranty works. Nielsen Marine’s managing […]

  • 27 October 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      To save time and money for the owners of a 270-meter container vessel that was leaking oil, a Hydrex diver/technician team replaced four stern tube seals on site, using one of Hydrex’s flexible mobdocks. This enabled the team to carry out the entire operation underwater during the vessel’s stop in Algeciras. The diver/technicians mobilized […]

  • 4 August 2011

    The Hydrex flexible mobdock technique was used to reposition the aft stern tube seal assembly of a 210-meter container ship in Le Havre. A Hydrex diver/technician team performed this operation to stop an oil blockage that occurred just after the vessel came out of drydock. Every Hydrex office has a fast response center equipped with […]

  • 23 July 2013

    Three months after Hydrex diver/technicians removed the bow thruster of a 294-meter container vessel in Tacoma, a Hydrex team once again mobilized to this location to reinstall the overhauled unit underwater with the use of the Hydrex flexible mobdock. The superintendent of the ship was very satisfied with the first part of the operation. The […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Hydrex can assist shipowners with almost any problem they encounter with their vessel’s thruster. A wide range of repair or maintenance work can be carried out on all types of thrusters. An entire unit can be overhauled, propeller blades or seals can be replaced or repair work on a specific part of a thruster can […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Hydrex has performed a permanent insert repair on a 175-meter tanker after it suffered cavitation damage to the inside shell plating of one of its ballast water tanks. The Hydrex team sailed with a workboat and all necessary equipment to the ship which lay at anchorage in Algeciras. The divers started the operation by installing […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Two and a half months after Hydrex diver/technicians removed the bow thruster of a 363-meter container vessel in Rotterdam, a Hydrex team once again mobilized to reinstall the overhauled unit underwater with the use of the Hydrex flexible mobdock technique. The operation was performed in stages at several locations to allow the vessel to keep […]

  • 24 October 2013

    Two innovative corrosion protection coating systems, Ecospeed and Ecoshield were on display at the Hydrex booth at this year’s Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference held in Amsterdam. Ecospeed is a glassflake reinforced, hard, non-toxic ship hull coating system which is applied once to ship hulls and lasts the life of the vessel. It is easy […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    In a period of only ten days Hydrex diver/technician teams have flown all over the planet to perform a wide range of underwater operations on five different continents. The services offered ranged from routine inspections and maintenance work all the way through to highly technical major repairs. Among these jobs were two welding operations in […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      In the last few years Hydrex divers have carried out thruster operations on numerous occasions around the world. This article gives a summary of some of the more important ones. Replacement of azimuth thruster on crane barge in Gabon A Hydrex diver/technician team mobilized to an offshore crane barge stationed at its service base […]

  • 20 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    When oil was leaking from the stern tube seals of a general cargo vessel, Hydrex mobilized a certified diver-technician team to the vessel’s location in Mobile, Alabama, to perform underwater stern tube seal repairs before the ship was transferred to a new chartering party. Hydrex had already performed a similar operation on one of the […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Last month a team of Hydrex diver/technicians performed a blade modification on the propeller of a 190-meter bulk carrier in La Brea, Trinidad and Tobago. All five blades of propeller were severely bent and cropping was the only option. Hydrex has developed a wide range of procedures to repair all types of propeller damage underwater. If […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Two innovative corrosion protection coating systems, Ecospeed and Ecoshield were on display at the Hydrex booth at this year’s Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference held in Amsterdam. Ecospeed is a glassflake reinforced, hard, non-toxic ship hull coating system which is applied once to ship hulls and lasts the life of the vessel. It is easy […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    In July Hydrex mobilized a team of diver/technicians to Syros, Greece, for a complex repair operation on an 118-meter, 8550 DWT chemical tanker. The vessel had suffered large cracks in her hull plating as the result of a collision. She was not allowed to sail any further. Hydrex proposed a permanent on-site repair using an […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Recently a team of Hydrex diver/technicians performed a propeller blade cropping on a 363-meter container vessel berthed in Oakland, California. One of the six propeller blades had partially broken off and needed to be cropped to restore the propeller’s efficiency. One of the six blades of the container vessel had broken off. An on-site solution […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Last month, Hydrex teams carried out underwater propeller operations in Bremen and Rostock (Germany) and Algeciras (Spain). In Algeciras a 200-meter vehicle carrier had its five propeller blades cropped. In Germany three of the five blades of a 183-meter tanker were grinded, re-profiled and polished while a fourth one was straightened. Both repairs were carried […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Hydrex has carried out on-site, underwater repairs and replacements on all types of seals for a number of years now. A dry environment is created underwater in which the divers can work. Several major classification societies have also awarded Hydrex certificates that accept the Hydrex revolutionary flexible mobdock technique to perform permanent underwater seal repairs […]

  • 7 March 2013

    A Hydrex diver/technician team mobilized to Rotterdam last month to remove the bow thruster of a 300-meter container vessel. The unit needed to be overhauled. Hydrex performed the operation underwater using the company’s own workboats based at the Antwerp depot. This made it possible for the owner to keep his vessel out of drydock. The […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    At the beginning of March a Hydrex team of diver/technicians sailed out with one of the company’s dive support workboats to a 200-meter vehicle carrier berthed in the port of Antwerp. They performed an underwater inspection and repair of the vessel’s malfunctioning rudder. The latest development allows Hydrex to perform permanent repairs on any type […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Hydrex carried out removal and reinstallation of the bow thruster on a 82-meter offshore supply vessel while the vessel was at anchorage in Dampier, Australia. By carrying out both parts of the operation underwater the ship could stay on the project and did not have to go to drydock. Hydrex team went on board and […]