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BLRT Grupp´s shipyard has finished the repair of SCF Baltica

Ship-repair yard Turku Repair Yard has finished the repair of oil tanker SCF Baltica.

The specialists of ship-repair yard have dismantled machined, assembled back and balanced the shaft line and propeller (weight 35 tons) of the vessel. Also, main propulsion unit (B&W 7S60ME-C 16660 KW, 105 rpm, weight approximately 500 tons) was again aligned with shaft line, using Chockfast orange.

Specialists of Turku Repair Yard have done similar vessel repair works before. Among others SCF Baltica was the first tanker of Aframax size.

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The tanker SCF Baltica is operated by Russian company Sovkomflot, which is world’s second largest operator of Aframax size vessels.

Turku Repair Yard was founded in 1989, and since 2007, the company works as part of BLRT Grupp. The shipyard provides repair services in the dry dock (265x70 m) in Naantali which can receive Aframax-size vessels. Vessels up to 100 m are repaired in the floating dock. Moreover, the company has a crew able to perform repair works on operating vessels.

BLRT Grupp is one of the biggest industrial holdings in the Baltic Sea area. Today BLRT Grupp incorporates five shipyards: Tallinn Shipyard in Estonia, Western Baltija Shipbuilding and Western Shiprepair in Lithuania, Turku Repair Yard in Finland and Fiskerstrand BLRT in Norway. Together, they offer the complete range of quality services on all phases of vessel’s lifespan, from designing and building the vessels to repairing and disposing of them.