On 1st of May the repair of the oil tanker Advantage Spring was completed. Renewed unit in new colours and with new name on the sides left the dry dock SD II. In terms of the carrying capacity Advantage Spring was the largest vessel ever serviced in the history of Nauta Shiprepair Yard.
The 274.5 meter long and 48 meter wide oil tanker underwent standard maintenance and dock repairs, including the dismantling of the shaft and propeller. The ship belonging to the Turkish owner Nakliyati Genel Denizcilik AS (Geden Line) features deadweight capacity of 156 597 tons. The owner of the ship operates a fleet of over 40 ships.
The longest ship so far repaired at Nauta (although not the biggest one in terms of carrying capacity) was the shuttle tanker Grena, belonging to Norwegian shipowner.
Nauta Shiprepair Yard has also overhauled the oil chemical tanker Verige belonging to a Croatian shipowner recently. On May, 19th refurbished unit left Nauta Yard. The tanker received its second class renewal repairs and maintenance. The scope of works included, among others, maintenance and painting work, work on the rudder, propeller and valves.
The vessel was built in 2010 in Croatia, it is over 195 m long and 32 m wide. The tanker is classed by Lloyd’s Register of Ships.