Project info:

  • Date of arrival: 12 January 2016
  • Date of departure: 6 February 2016
  • Vessel’s name: Drujba
  • Vessel’s type: Ro-Ro Passenger
  • Gross Tonnage: 25028
  • Deadweight: 8058 t
  • Length x Breadth: 180,5 x 25 m
  • Year built: 2002
Tasks performed for this project:

  • Standard dry docking jobs
  • Steel works
  • Mechanical works
  • Pipe and Electrical works
Drujba, a Black Sea ferry services vessel with high-class passenger ferry, operated by PB Management, was at Odessos Shiprepair Yard between 12 January 2016 and 6 February 2016 for her dry dock jobs. We are grateful PB Management for first time choosing our service to carry out the required tasks on Drujba. The vessel was docked for 15 days, all repair and maintenance jobs had to be conformed to the weather condition.


Standard dry dock works – including:

  • washing, blasting, hull painting
  • taking measurements on the propeller-rudder system
  • propeller polishing
  • bow-thruster propeller cleaning and polishing
  • sea chest gratings – disassembling, cleaning and installation and casings’ cleaning
  • ICCP anodes system replacement
  • anchor, anchor chain and chain locker maintenance
  • hull jobs – washing area – 12 772 m2, blasting area – 5 195 m2, painting area – 17 538 m2 (total of 3 coatings)
  • stern ramp repair and maintenance

Steel works:

  • ventilation grids and coamings – construction of new grids, overhaul, blasting, painting


  • ballast and heavy fuel oil, cleaning and treatment

Mechanical works:

  • overhaul and maintenance various units

Pipe works:

  • renewal pipelines of different systems

Electrical jobs:

  • shaft generator overhaul and maintenance
Project Manager of Odessos Shipyard for the Drujba project says: “The relationship between the yard and the client was excellent, which helped to ensure a smooth execution. Client was satisfied with the results.” The project completed within the budget. The vessel is back to operate and the first sailing of Ro-Pax Drujba  will be on 12 February 2016. We wish Drujba fair winds!