Lithuanian ship repair company Western Shiprepair and the Dutch dredging company Van Oord continue their co-operation in ships´ repair and modernisation.
This week SC Western Shipyard daughter company JSC Western Shiprepair is planning to finish upgrading work of the backhoe dredger Goliath and repair work on the split hopper barge Jan Leeghwater.
In total, during the last three months Western Shiprepair has repaired five ships of the Dutch dredging company Van Oord.
The backhoe dredger Goliath for harbour dredging work was delivered to Klaipeda port by the ship of unique design Rolldock sun. SC Western Shiprepair upgraded the backhoe dredger Goliath, which was built in 2008 and was assigned to the category of the world's largest backhoe dredgers.
During this upgrade the hull was widened and prolonged. On 66,85 m length hopper dredger Goliath about 250 tons of the steel structures were installed, the supporting frameworks and their inside hydraulic systems were repaired, the part of the pipeline systems was changed, the excavator was repaired, the painting work is done.