P&O Ferries return to A&P Tyne

Thursday 6th February 2014

A&P Tyne part of the A&P Group, have again successfully dry docked both the Pride of Bruges and Pride of Rotterdam for P&O ferries.

The Pride of Rotterdam being the first to dock in early January stayed for 10 days and although late entering the dry dock left on time making way for the arrival of the second P&O ferry. Scope of Works included underwater works, sea valves, shafts, thrusters and underside painting. Touch up painting to the top side was also carried out.

The Pride of Bruges entered the dry dock two days after the Pride of Rotterdam. The scheduled work scope was for 10 days over January and February and was completed on time. The scope of works included various steel work repairs including the Stern Door, Bumper Rails and tank repairs. Painting the underside and touch up paint works to the top side were also carried out.

Both projects went very well with both scopes completed on time and to budget despite adverse weather conditions.

Hans Pronk – Technical Operations Manager commented, “Thank you very much for all the efforts you have made to make the projects a success, with the challenges we had to face. Please pass my thanks to all personnel who were involved on the Pride of Bruges and Rotterdam”.

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