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Hydrex offers turnkey underwater repair and maintenance solutions to shipowners wherever and whenever they are needed. Its large and multidisciplinary team help’s shipowners find the best solution for any problems encountered with the ship’s hull and underwater machinery

 

 

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Hydrex propeller buffing technique awarded energy prize

Hydrex propeller buffing technique awarded energy prize

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

HYDREX RECEIVES ENERGY AWARD FOR REVOLUTIONARY PROPELLER BUFFING TECHNIQUE Hydrex, the Belgian underwater repair and maintenance specialist, has been awarded the prestigious Energy Globe Award for 2017 from the Austrian Chamber of Commerce. The award was... Read More

Hydrex cracks repair job without delay to ship operations

Hydrex cracks repair job without delay to ship operations

Thursday, December 14, 2017

HYDREX CRACKS TANK REPAIR WITHOUT DELAYING VESSEL Hydrex recently carried out a repair to a crack in the port side grey water tank of a 145m chemical tanker. The damage was permanently repaired by Hydrex technicians, using an insert, during the... Read More

Buffed for optimum propeller performance

Buffed for optimum propeller performance

Thursday, November 16, 2017

BUFFED FOR OPTIMUM PROPELLER PERFORMANCE  Hydrex has developed a new way of maintaining ship propellers to achieve maximum propulsion efficiency. The traditional approach is to let the propeller foul and build up a calcareous growth and polish the... Read More

Underwater repairs keep semi-submersible on-hire

Underwater repairs keep semi-submersible on-hire

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

UNDERWATER REPAIRS TO TWELVE STERNTUBE SEALS KEEPS SEMI-SUBMERISBLE ON-HIRE When a semi-submersible offshore platform completed an oil & gas project offshore Veracruz, Mexico, twelve seals on its two sterntube assemblies needed to be replaced. The... Read More

Hydrex Mobdock Shapes Up For Tricky Hulls

Hydrex Mobdock Shapes Up For Tricky Hulls

Monday, September 18, 2017

MOBDOCK SHAPES UP FOR TRICKY HULLS Last month saw a flurry of activity for Hydrex dive teams, with a number of hull repair and shell plate projects in Europe and the United States. All repair projects were carried out while the vessels remained afloat and... Read More

Cruiseship keeps to schedule despite repair challenge

Cruiseship keeps to schedule despite repair challenge

Thursday, August 3, 2017

CRUISESHIP KEEPS TO SCHEDULE DESPITE LOGISTICAL REPAIR CHALLENGE  A bow thruster failure can have profound consequences not only for navigational safety but also the shipowner’s operational expenditure, especially if tugboats are required to... Read More

Hydrex Mobdock Reduces Singapore Sterntube Spill

Hydrex Mobdock Reduces Singapore Sterntube Spill

Monday, July 3, 2017

HYDREX MOBDOCK REDUCES SINGAPORE STERNTUBE SPILL It is estimated that damaged ship stern tubes are leaking some 57 million tonnes of lubricating oil in to the oceans every year, but by replacing these seals when the damage is first discovered, Hydrex... Read More

Commitment to diver training underpins Hydrex repairs

Commitment to diver training underpins Hydrex repairs

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

COMMITMENT TO DIVER TRAINING UNDERPINS LAS PALMAS REPAIR SUCCESS After delays of almost two weeks following an unsuccessful repair to the hull of a 180m bulk carrier that ran aground offshore Las Palmas, Spain, Hydrex Underwater Technologies was approached... Read More

Port of Antwerp greenlights Hydrex expansion

Port of Antwerp greenlights Hydrex expansion

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

PORT OF ANTWERP GREENLIGHTS HYDREX EXPANSION Antwerp Port Authority has supported Hydrex Underwater Technologies’ plan to expand its existing 5000m² site on Asiadok on the River Scheldt with new workshops and offices.  As part of its... Read More

Feature Article: Keeping dry when the outlook is wet

Feature Article: Keeping dry when the outlook is wet

Monday, March 13, 2017

Keeping dry when the outlook is wet Dave Bleyenberg explains how Hydrex Underwater Technologies’ next generation Mobdock and cofferdam designs are changing the way in which thrusters are removed and repaired. The introduction of advanced underwater... Read More

Hydrex scores home and away with hull repair

Hydrex scores home and away with hull repair

Thursday, February 2, 2017

HYDREX SCORES AT HOME AND AWAY WITH AFLOAT HULL PLATE REPAIRS When a high-speed support ship arrived at a yard in Curaçao needing emergency repairs to hull plating, drydock unavailability created a new dimension to an otherwise standard repair... Read More