The latest issue of DryDock is now available

Jul 12, 2021 | Featured Article, News

The latest issue of DryDock magazine is now available online.

In Face the Facts, we hear how Andrejus Babachinas, CEO believes that every detail matters when it comes to managing BLRT Repair Yards’ three shipyards in Estonia, Lithuania and Finland

In On the Line, MacGregor sees tipping point for condition-based maintenance with coronavirus related restrictions visibly increasing the benefits to shipowners and operators

The Spotlight in this issue is turned on FPSOs. Mammoet explores how ports and yards in South America and Africa can ensure they are in the best position to serve the growing demand for these vessels

In Market Intelligence Steve Gordon from Clarksons Research says that as we are now a year on from the peak Covid-19 disruption to seaborne trade, we are better able to document some of the unprecedented effects on global economics and shipping activity

In Analysis, we take a look at cruise and ferry repairs.  During 2020 and the first three months of this year, countries in Europe and across the rest of the world have suffered the consequences of several waves of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has seen the cruise and ferry industries heavily impacted

As Azipod propulsion enters its fourth decade of production, in Mechanical Matters we take a look at how the maintenance has changed over time. We also feature propeller and intermediate shaft repairs by MarineShaft and a tug engine overhaul by Royston

Jon Bayley from Safinah investigates cryogenic spill protection in In Focus and PPG repaints four refrigerated cargo ships to provide improved performance as well as reducing environmental impact

Worldwide features a ship repair roundup, a wind power update and installation, underwater repairs and Konstantinos Stampedakis, Managing Director of Erma First takes a look at the most effective BWTS solution

The issue concludes with latest News from around the world.

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