Piraeus III Floating Dock Perfect For Greece

- Apr 16, 2018-

On April 12th, the “Piraeus III” floating dock completed by Shanghai Zhongyuan Shipping Heavy Industry (formerly known as “COSCO Shaoshan”), after a month's careful preparation at the COSCO PPA Shipyard in Greece, completed the positioning of the dock, installation of equipment and facilities. After the commissioning, the first show after taking root in Greece was successfully completed and the “UBC BREMEN” round of docking trial operation was successfully completed. RF flange


"UBC BREMEN" is a 20-year-old bulk carrier under the LADY V SHIPPING of the Cyprus national shipowner company. The docking repair works are mainly five-year special inspection projects and some electromechanical projects.


The arrival of the "Piraeus III" floating dock caused a sensation in the local Greece. Major media reported that they were competing. The successful trial operation of the floating dock indicates that COSCO Shipyard PPA shipyard has the ability to repair large-scale ocean-going vessels, which greatly boosted the confidence of Greece's ship-repairing industry and will increase more job opportunities for the Greek region. It is of great significance for China to further deepen the construction of the “One Belt and One Road” and achieve win-win cooperation in various fields. weilding overlay


On March 11, the "Xinguanghua" ship carrying the "Piraeus III" floating dock passed through the East China Sea, the South China Sea, the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea and sailed nearly 8,000 nautical miles. Arrived in Piraeus.


On February 9th, the floating dock of “Piraeus III” completed by Shanghai Zhongyuan Shipping Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. was successfully sailed to Greece in the light of the “Xinguanghua” special ship of COSCO SHIPPING. The port of Piraeus will soon serve as an important shipbuilding facility in Bihar and will perform an important mission. welding neck flange


The “Piraeus III” floating dock, formerly known as “Cosco Yushan”, was approved for investment and construction by the original COSCO Group in March 2007. It was completed and put into operation in February 2008. The floating dock is 240 meters long, 45 meters wide and deep 18 meters, August 2017, Shanghai International Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. "Cosco" was successfully awarded the tender by the Piraeus Port Authority SA (PPA) for international public bidding.