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Vanuatu Vessel In Slipway For Repairs

Vanuatu Vessel In Slipway For Repairs
Fishing vessels Lu Rong Yuan yu 137 and Shong Shui 727 at the FHIL dry docks for repair works
April 18
11:00 2018

Vanuatu vessel LCT Kalyara is currently on the 200 tonne Fiji Ships and Heavy Industries Limited (FSHI) slipway for re­pairs.

It has been a busy month for FSHIL with more vessels coming in for servicing in its slipways.

A total of seven vessels have been serviced so far going into the third week of the month.

The number of vessels is less than the expected number as work has been affected by the bad weather conditions in particular Tropical Cyclone Keni which forced the company to de-slip all vessels that were dry docked.

Majority of the vessels dry docked were fishing vessels that needed water blasting and paint­ing.

The decision to use the 200 tonne slipway is due to the high demand for services from ship­ping companies. The slipway has not been used for a while as it will undergo renovation to be con­verted into a 500 tonne slipway.

– FSHI

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