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...
Salvaging a World War II pontoon

Salvaging a World War II pontoon

At the end of World War II, a 40-ton pontoon was built to unload American equipment to drive the Germans out of the country. It was built to last as long as possible in the face of massive warfare. And it survived the war. For many decades, the pontoon was used for...
DNV – Approved Service Supplier

DNV – Approved Service Supplier

We were already accepted by Lloyd’s Register and Bureau Veritas and now DNV has also accepted us as an Approved Service Supplier. This means that we are allowed to carry out diving work on class vessels for the majority of surveyors in the maritime world. Our...
Propeller Polishing Services

Propeller Polishing Services

Yes, we are certified! It was a long journey. And the government takes it very seriously. But we made it and we are certified now. We are certified to clean and polish propellers in all Belgian ports. And we are very proud of that. After a polish, a ship uses 3 to 5%...
Safety Crane

Safety Crane

What can you do if a diver cannot leave the water on his own?   A professional diver easily carries over 35 kg of equipment when he goes into the water. In many places, this has to be done via old rusty ladders. Sometimes several metres deep. Imagine that the...

A woman’s strength in demolition!

An old sheet piling repair had to be removed. Over 40 years ago, a concrete lump had been poured in front of an open sheet pile connection. The lump had to be partially demolished. Verena took up the challenge and with a 9 kg heavy demolition hammer she tackled the...
Launch of Veurne Sas’ new doors

Launch of Veurne Sas’ new doors

The Covid pandemic put a spanner in the works, but in the end we were able to witness the Veurne Sas in Nieuwpoort getting its new lock gates. And we were allowed to inaugurate them by lifting the floodgates one by one and flooding the lock again.   It was a...
Confined spaces

Confined spaces

Divers often work in open sea, but they also work oftenly in very confined spaces. That is why we organised a thorough training for all our divers, so they can enter confined spaces safely. The training was an eye-opener for everyone. Especially when we were trained...
Measuring tower RT1

Measuring tower RT1

Measuring is knowing! Windmills are built at sea every day. Gigantic works of art that supply electrical power to thousands of families. In order to guarantee that these structures can be positioned correctly and will last for more than 25 years, a great deal of data...