Passenger Ship Technology

Detailed planning enabled safe keel repairs

26/10/2012
Taken from: Passenger Ship Technology Autumn 2012


WHEN Prestige Cruise Holdings awarded a drydocking of Seven Seas Navigator to Seaspan, the group’s Vancouver Drydock discovered the logistics of the project would be complex. The Regent Seven Seas brand cruise ship had a damaged keel that would require significant repair work. “We planned this docking for a year and a half before the ship finally arrived,” said Vancouver Drydock’s project manager, Tony Tinto. “We couldn’t put blocks in the way of the keel; we....

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