Repair of Pin Locations for Forward Jack-up Legs on Barge

When existing locations for locking pins were found to be worn, M & A Engineering Ltd was asked by Northwestern Shiprepairers to assist in the repair of pin locations on the vessel MV Wind, a task that meant cutting out existing plates and welding in new sections at each of three ocations, on forward, port and starboard legs.

The project involved machining the pins in the same plane relative to each other and the design of a system able to accurately carry out the work in-situ.


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