Project info:

  • Date of arrival: 12 October 2015
  • Date of departure: 16 February 2016
  • Vessel’s name: M/V SEABRIGHT
  • Vessel’s type: Oil / Product Tanker
  • Gross Tonnage: 29993
  • Deadweight: 45800 t
  • Length x Breadth: 183,00 x 32,20 m
  • Year built: 2006

Tasks performed for this project:

  • Standard drydock works – hull treatment, anchors/chains, anodes, etc.
  • Removal of propeller, rudder blade, tailshaft and intermediate shaft
  • Repair of Main engine and Auxiliary engines and reconditioning of details
  • Construction of new stern cargo line
  • Repair of deck mooring gear


Our long time, over 22 years, client the major Greek shipping / management company Thenamaris Shipmanagement , choose to award Odessos Shiprepair Yard for repair work to ‘Seabright’. She had to carry out standard dry docking, extensive repairs to the tailshaft /stern tube arrangement (due to bent stern tube, bent tailshaft and destroyed stern tube bearings); also a number of upgrades.


Standard dry dock works – including:

  • washing, blasting, hull painting
  • taking measurements on the propeller-rudder system
  • propeller polishing
  • bow-thruster propeller cleaning and polishing
  • ICCP anodes system replacement
  • anchor, anchor chain and chain locker maintenance
  • stern ramp repair and maintenance

Removal of propeller, rudder blade, tailshaft and intermediate shaft

  • Complete measurements of alignment of shafts / bearings, M Engine, stern tube, including laser test, jack-up tests, sag-and-gap measurements
  • Stern tube – machining of fore and aft bearing seats for proper alignment
  • Renewal of stern tube fore and aft bearings
  • Tailshaft and intermediate shaft, machining of all journals on lathe, also tailshaft’s taper end and all coupling flanges – faces, bolt holes, sides; fabrication of new sets of coupling bolts
  • Precise grinding and fitting of tailshaft taper end to propeller internal taper
  • Main Engine re-alignment and chock-fasting, intermediate shaft bearing re-position

Repair different pumps (cargo, ballast, fire / gen. service, stripping, etc.), el motors, alternators

Repair of Main engine and Auxiliary engines and reconditioning of details:

  • Cylinder covers
  • Exhaust valves, other valves
  • Piston units, stuffing boxes
  • Cooling jackets
  • Bearings – main, crank pin, crosshead
  • Turbochargers, air coolers, other coolers, heaters
  • RPM governors

Construction of new stern cargo line

  • Cargo Line 12”, st.steel, incl. valves, pipe support structures, etc.
  • Stripping Line 1 ½”, st.steel, incl. same
  • Chemical pasivation of the new lines internally
  • Aft manifold arrangement incl. crane, work platform with spill tank, fire gun, foam fire line modifications, etc.
  • Modification of the poop deck structures and equipment as appropriate

Repair of deck mooring gear – windlasses and winches dismantling and re-bushing, recondition of shafts’ journals, etc.

The client was very much satisfied by the good cooperation and prompt response of the Shipyard for effecting of extensive and sophisticated repairs on the M Engine – Intermediate Shaft – Tailshaft – Stern tube and Bearings. We wish Seabright fair winds!