A tight fit to get us into the repair berth in Singapore
What a mess!!Will we ever be the same.
On the bridge!
Hull painted,prop polished,awaiting for the dock to filled.
The white speck on the right is the assistant.
The assistant poses under the prop/rudder.The prop is 10meters in diameter and weighs 50t.
Polishing the prop in drydock
The ship rests on these "blocks" in dry dock,so we are standing under the hull.
Cleaning and polishing the prop in drydock
Yours truly with a 310 000 t tanker above him
Before the hull is painted we are given a good high pressure wash down
Workers on a an oil rig in the yard
Getting ready to work on the aft end in the yard
Taken at the bottom of a cargo tank.This tank holds around 30000 tons of oil
More shots from the cargo tanks
Looking forward in one of the forward cargo tanks as can be seen from the shape of the tank they are not all rectangular
Top of the main engine
Other (smaller) ships in Jurong Shipyard
No photo can convey just how big the cargo tanks are,looking up from one of our centre tanks
4C 10th sept 2007
I hope they remember how to put it all back together again!
Remember there are 4 decks below what we can see.The engine room is a BIG space