Sri Lanka: Colombo Dockyard Completes Repair Works for Bulk Carrier Ionian Sea

DND Management Inc. of Greece called in for major drydocking and lay up repairs for its 37.295 DWT bulk carrier Ionian Sea during November 2011, During this drydocking at Colombo Dockyard the major work scope consisted of steel renewal (25 Tons), mainly tank internals and cross deck stiffeners. Stern tube seal renewal and related repairs along with routine drydock repairs.

The bulk carrier was accommodated in the 125,000 DWT drydock for her repair requirements and thereafter she was accommodated at yard’s alongside pier. The repairs were carried out meeting the American Bureau of Shipping​ (ABS) classification society requirements.

This was owner/s manager’s first experience with Colombo Dockyard. The owner’s interests were looked after by Mr. Antoine Doucas – owners Representative and Ms. Elia Kostapoulou- Superintendent Engineer. This is the first time in the history of the shipyard that a Lady Superintendent had been assigned for overlooking the repairs.

The yard team was headed by Ship Manager Ajith Kariyapperuma – who was well supported by all production departments to re-deliver the vessel on schedule. The owners were pleasantly surprised with the excellent facilities at their disposal coupled with the quality workmanship, professional approach to meet the owners requirements were highly appreciated.

Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, December 5, 2011; Image: cdl

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