Recently we’ve carried out a mid-life refit on the Western Ranger, which is a 410 tonne tuna fishing vessel, giving the owners confidence in their vessel for another 15 years. Ship Repair NZ Ltd offers a full turnkey service on any ship, meaning owners are confident in leaving their vessel with us for a full turnkey service from the most minor renovations to complicated jobs involving complex machinery.
Before Ship Repair
After Ship Repair
The Western Ranger re-fit began with stripping apart the brine alley and service alley. We carried out major structural repairs to the hull and plating. We replaced a lot of the Western Ranger’s pipework with new fabricated pipes and PVC pipes. We pulled out the driveline system, which involved taking out three different drive shafts and manufacturing two new intermediate shafts to put back in. [Read more…]