Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Inc. completed modernization and repair works of four barges and two pushers for ESL Shipping Ltd. The work was agreed between ESL Shipping and STX Finland Lifecycle Services. Arctech Helsinki Shipyard executed the project in Helsinki.
“We can say that this project achieved its targets from quality, schedule, results and safety point of view”, says Antti Niemelä, one of the two project managers from Arctech Helsinki Shipyard. For this he wants to thank everyone who was invloved and worked in the project.
The conversion work of the barges (Tasku, Botnia, Board and Kalla) included an installation of a new 10 mm thick steel layer on the cargo deck of each barge. In addition to this an extensive number of other repairs and modifications were conducted on the barges and the pushers Rautaruukki and Steel.
“The now conducted repairs and modifications stresses out the Helsinki shipyard skills and effectiveness for various types of conversion and repair works. The completed work proves that Helsinki shipyard is to become a competitive and reliable partner for demanding docking and modernization works with extremely tight schedules. This founds a solid base for the following new projects”, says Mika Willberg, project manager from Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Inc.