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Case Study: National Geographic Sea Lion

Vessel Suffer a Grounding on March 4th 2013, with damages in the following areas:

National Geographic Sea Lion

National Geographic Sea Lion

National Geographic Sea Lion

We received the Technical Manager call on Monday at 1900 hrs. At 2130, our Tug MEC SALVAGE was underway to the vessel in order to perform the salvage or escorting of the vessel with 60 souls on board. On Tuesday Morning the vessel arrived to Flamenco with the MEC SALVAGE and passengers where disembarked. On 24 hrs the Blocking Plan was prepared by our Naval Engineer and our Dock Master.

Difficulties:

  • Vessel did not have Docking Plans.
  • Passengers where schedule to arrive on March 16th at Colon Side (Damage was at Balboa Side).
  • All tanks affected where contaminated.
  • Vessel was recently (2 month earlier) under renewal works on all Hotel Areas (All Carpets where new).
  • Both Propellers and Shafts where damaged, with no local replacement alternative.
  • The Rudder Stock shaft was bended and affected.

Case Study: BAP BAYOVAR

BAP BAYOVAR

BAP BAYOVAR

Achievements:

  • Vessel was the first customer to the yard after the new opening.
  • Owners schedule for Special Survey Repairs where for 22 days.
  • Vessel completed on 21 days, with all Class Approvals.

Case Study: MV FRIGG

MV FRIGG

MV FRIGG

Operations:

  • Vessel was docked on a combined Dry Docking Operation.
  • Vessel dry docking specifications included “cut and shave” operations only.
  • After Measurements where take, all propulsion was required for removal in order to carry on repairs on the Variable Pitch Propeller Systems.
  • A Wartsilla manufacturer Specialist was flight to the yard in 3 days, and Spare Parts where ordered to the Factory immediately.
  • Vessel schedule to leave on March 28th with the complete Propulsion System repaired.

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  • Place Balboa, Panama
  • DateMay, 2013
  • Place Colon2000, Panama
  • DateFeb, 2013
  • Place Bocas, Panama
  • DateDec, 2012
  • Place Balboa, Panama
  • DateJune, 2012