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BLRT Grupp performed overhaul of ship in severe weather conditions

BLRT Grupp’s Repair Yard in Turku completed the overhaul of the vessel Nordic Orion, belonging to the Denmark company Nordic Bulk Carriers.

Repair works of the main engine turbine, auxiliary diesel generator were completed merely in eight days together with inspection of devices and routine servicing of rescue equipment.

«In spite of very inclement weather conditions while wind gusting to 23-25 m per sec, all operations were successfully completed, docking ship included. Amount of work turned to be quite extensive, but all specialists coped with the assigned task on time. Beyond the overhaul, the vessel’s paintworks in full amount were completed and the client remained satisfied with its quality», - explains Nikolai Hohlov, project manager of Tallinn Shipyard.

Bulker Nordic Orion was constructed in 2011 by shipbuilder Oshima Shipbuilding (Japan). Vessel with overall dimensions 225 m in length, 14,2m in width, has 1А ice class. Maximum velocity can be gained by the dry-cargo ship is 13,5 knots, average velocity is  9,9 knots.

BLRT Grupp is the most competitive industrial enterprise 2015 in Estonia and one of the biggest industrial concern in the Baltic Sea region. BLRT Grupp comprises three repair yards - Tallinn Shipyard in Estonia, Western Shiprepair in Lithuania and Turku Repair Yard in Finland, offering complex services in the field of ship repair and modernization in 24/7 mode.

In seven countries 57 concern’s enterprises offering high quality services to the vessels during the whole expected life span, and are reliable partners in the field of complex metal structures manufacturing, mechanical engineering, metal working and sale, gas production and sale, scrap metal processing, transport and harbour services.