Salvaging the M/V BLINERA

Salvaging the M/V BLINERA

We have been involved several times in salvaging “small” vessels such as yachts, sailboats, sloops, small pontoons. We arrived at the Mercator dock in Ostend on Tuesday 20 December 2022 to assist Ship Support Technics with the salvage of the M/V BLINERA....
A thorough inspection of the Ooigem lock

A thorough inspection of the Ooigem lock

The Ooigem lock is situated in one of our most important maritime arteries. It is operational almost 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In order to guarantee this, our government has decided to give the lock a thorough overhaul in the near future. And for this maintenance...
A happy reunion – Duncan Lommaert

A happy reunion – Duncan Lommaert

The company VYTECH (https://www.vytech.be) carried out a market survey to find a good diving company to install gas injection pipes in a reservoir. These gas pipes will be used to create a ring of fire on the water, through which athletes will jump. This is a...
Putting the Evergem lock out of action

Putting the Evergem lock out of action

A few days before we could start the “real” work, we had already started dredging the upper and lower head of the Evergem lock. Because the government wanted to keep the lock in service until the last minute, we had to carry out our diving work in a narrow...
8,6 metres propeller polishing

8,6 metres propeller polishing

Just before the weekend a huge ice-class gastanker full of LNG-gas arrived in the port of Zeebrugge and was very carefully brought to its berth in the outer port. As soon as the tugboots had left the port and the gas transfer was stable, we were given permission to...