MV Oktavia – Hull Maintenance Complete

MV Oktavia – Hull Maintenance Complete

Re-Floating MV Oktavia The big day is finally here and it is now time for MV Oktavia to be loaded back in to the gurney and make her way down the slip way and back into the water! A fantastic job by all the yard crew to get her looking resplendent once more and the...
MV Oktavia – Re-Installing the Propellers

MV Oktavia – Re-Installing the Propellers

The Final Job before Re-floating MV OktaviaWith her new paint job complete and the hull in first class condition, we are close to having MV Oktavia back in the water!Before the big move can start we obviously need to re-install the drive shafts and propellers.  Whilst...
MV Oktavia – A Fresh New Coat

MV Oktavia – A Fresh New Coat

New Top Coat AppliedAs with most jobs good preparation is the key to success.  The yard crew have spent the past few weeks making good and preparing the hull for the final stages of this years dry dock maintenance.  The caulking has been replaced with new, and the...
MV Oktavia – Time to Prime

MV Oktavia – Time to Prime

Priming the HullNow that all the caulking and filling has been completed, a final sanding takes place and the initial layer of primer can be applied.  Painting only to the water line the boat crew must ensure a full coverage so that the final top coat adheres well and...
MV Oktavia – Hull Maintenance

MV Oktavia – Hull Maintenance

Out with the Old, In with the New It’s been a week since MV Oktavia was lifted from the water and placed in her hard stand position.  Since then the yard crew have meticulously worked their way round the entire hull and identified all the areas that need the...