TV Tristram 10 Year Survey

In order for TV Tristram to dry dock, UK Docks organised and arranged the tow of TV Tristram from her permanent mooring system within Portland Harbour. The vessel was towed approx. 450 nautical miles to UK Docks Teesside facility where the vessel was dry-docked. The work scope included shot blasting the entire underwater area and renewing all paint coatings and anode system, carrying out extensive paint preparation repairs to the entire topsides, superstructure, decks and applying a full new paint system in order to preserve the vessel for a 10 year period. In addition, various mechanical works were completed, new boarding platforms manufactured and installed to both port and stbd side of the vessel, a UT Survey was carried out which identified extensive steel work repairs which required to be carried. On completion, the vessel was towed back to Portland Harbour and re-connected to its 4 point permanent mooring system