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ASEAN SHIPCARE, taking the hard work out of preserving your assets

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  • May 26, 2020
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Laying-up ships makes good business sense during tough times. Not only does it allow ship owners and operators to avoid non-profitable journeys and over supply, it also reduces wear and tear, crew costs, fuel consumption and insurance premiums during the idle period.

 

The ASEAN SHIPCARE brand is owned by MEKUR TEGUH SDN BHD, a private limited company formed in September 2011. They place customer satisfaction as their highest priority and they aim to provide the highest quality layup services, STS (ship-to-ship) Operations, Shipcare and Marine Services

 

ASC prepares these guidelines for customers that opt to layup their vessels – whether it be for shorter or longer periods – and to provide a clear overview of the layup methods and services available.

 

ASC can provide a range of specialist underwater maintenance, servicing and repair work on vessels as layup starts, throughout the layup period and at reactivation, including:

  • Hull cleaning: Ongoing research and development of new-generation hull cleaning equipment ensures understanding of how to successfully clean the latest low surface energy coatings currently in service.

  • Propeller polishing: A propeller-polishing tool can produce an industry standard surface finish of 0.5µ Ra. The cost of a quality underwater polish represents only a small proportion of the fuel savings it achieves.

  • Worldwide in water surveys: Major Classification Approval ensure equipment is optimized to match the prevailing underwater conditions by using CCTV and high-resolution cameras that are sensitive to low light levels and they can provide CAD generated drawings for your project needs.

  • Other services include:

    • Afloat Shell Plating - Repairs allowing defective areas of shell plating beneath the waterline to be cut out and replacement insert plates be welded into position whilst the vessel is afloat.

    • Afloat Stern Seal Repairs - Capabilities to provide underwater stern seal replacement and repair services strategically situated at key global sites.

    • Afloat Propeller Repairs - Technically sophisticated solutions to propeller damage and associated performance problems in cooperation with Subsea Propeller Incorporated (SPI).

    • Underwater Welding - Typical applications sacrificial and impressed anode replacement, Rope guard and rudder repairs, external doubler plates, Sealing up nonuse inlet and outlets.

 

Download their Service Brochure here

 

 

Corrosion is a major problem when laying-up a vessel and all measures should be made to reduce and even eradicate the risk. Any measures taken must be recorded for reference as a check list when the ship is re-commissioned.

 

Humidity can present risks for laid-up vessels. Corrosion and other moisture damage can be costly and cause serious delays when the time comes to re-activate. ASC provides a range of dehumidifying services to reduce the risk of such damage.

 

All work carried out during layup preparation must be carefully recorded, documented and photographed. Copies of records should be retained on board (or ashore in designated office) during the layup period for use during reactivation. Any spares or equipment subsequently removed for operational purposes, such as transfer to other operational vessels, must be duly recorded. A daily routine logbook must be current and kept on file for all activities carried out by the layup team.

 

For all your ship layup needs give ASEAN SHIPCARE a call today at +603-76284463 or visit their website at https://www.mekurteguh.com/

 

 

 

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