Byford Dolphin Docking for Survey Upgrade

The Byford Dolphin Project was docked in H&W for an in-service inspection and a repair and upgrade workscope.

Client Dolphin
Project Byford Dolphin
Date Commenced Early November 2004
Date Undocked Mid December
Date Departed Quay Early February 2005

The vessel was docked for 36 days and was then undocked to the quayside. At the quayside an additional workscope to undertake a Structural Inspection and Maintenance Programme (SIMP) and repairs was requested and the unit remained at the quay until early February 2005.

Manhours on project - 66,775

The Workscope included:

  • Underdeck Painting
  • Anchor windlasses
  • Weld repairs on Anchor pockets
  • Weld repairs on Chain pockets
  • Weld repairs on K Nodes and columns
  • Main Deck thicknesses
  • Sponson structural repairs
  • DG Upgrades
  • Thruster upgrades
  • Electrical upgrades
  • Accommodation and lifesaving upgrades
  • Pipework mods to HP and LP systems