Great Lakes Shipyard completes multi-vessel drydocking, repair contract for Corps

Great Lakes Shipyard completed the multi-vessel drydocking and repair contract for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District Floating Plant and all vessels were redelivered December 28. This was the first time the Detroit District Floating Plant has been drydocked using Great Lakes Shipyard’s 700-metric-ton capacity Marine Travelift.

The shipyard hauled out tug Demolen and deck scow BC-6576 October 26 and crane barge Veler October 27.

Great Lakes Shipyard completed the multi-vessel drydocking and repair contract for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District Floating Plant and all vessels were redelivered December 28. This was the first time the Detroit District Floating Plant has been drydocked using Great Lakes Shipyard’s 700-metric-ton capacity Marine Travelift.

The shipyard hauled out tug Demolen and deck scow BC-6576 October 26 and crane barge Veler October 27.

In addition to drydocking the vessels, work included bin wall fabrication and installation; deck mat renewals; underwater hull cleaning and maintenance; inspection of propulsion and steering systems; sea valves maintenance; bearing inspections; steel repairs and other routine maintenance and repairs. The scope of work also included renewal of four large deck hatches on the crane barge Veler.

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