Monthly Archives: March 2013

February 2013 Newsletter

Dear Rick,
It is hard to believe that we are already into month three of 2013. With no rest for the weary, the diver / technicians of the Subsea Solutions Alliance remained very busy meeting the maintenance and repair needs of our clientele on a global basis. With a global focus on the environment and operational efficiency, our Fuel Management program has received a tremendous amount of attention. With the ability to maintain a consistently smooth hull surface while at the same time causing little to no degradation to the ships hull coating, the Subsea Solutions Alliance’s Fuel Management program continues to prove to ship owners that they can save money in their operations budget but also in their scheduled shipyard periods by not requiring a substantial re-coating of the vessel. Continue reading

January 2013 Newsletter

Dear Rick,
Happy New Year to each and everyone of you.  We are hopeful that you had a chance to relax and enjoy the holiday season.  The member companies of the Subsea Solutions Alliance remained very busy through the holidays topping it off with a major repair on New Year’s eve.  The shipping industry never rests, so either can we if we are delivering unrivaled service.January has kept our member companies very busy performing complex repairs around the world.  We have found ourselves performing major repairs in North America, South America, Central America, Europe and New Zealand this past month.  With a dedicated work force that continues to grow and prosper, we continue to invest in the development of specialized equipment and trained personnel to meet your vessel’s needs.

This month we performed interesting propeller repairs, performed propeller efficiency upgrades as well as successfully completed tunnel thruster exchanges and repairs.  Additionally we found ourselves performing a permanent overboard pipe installation to accommodate the installation of an exhaust gas scrubber on a vessel in service.  With IMO air quality regulation in full swing, operators are looking for in-water installation processes to avoid taking vessels out of service to meet the required regulatory requirements.  Read on to learn more how we can make this wish into reality! Continue reading