5 year contract signed
Tekomar has been awarded a 5 years performance and reliability contract for 2 vessels equipped with the Sulzer RT-flex58T main engine and with MAN auxiliary diesel engines. The contract includes technical support, trouble shooting, and maintenance of the main engine as well as the auxiliary engines.
The customer's (Beltship Management Limited) directive to Tekomar was to maintain the engine room machinery at the highest possible reliability and to avoid any off-hire day’s caused by the main engine, auxiliary engines and associated ancillaries.
In order to achieve this target Tekomar together with the Beltship have worked out a system of permanent online monitoring of the engine performance, this will be combined with regular on-site inspections carried out by attending Tekomar engineers and enhanced feedback from the vessels Chief Engineers in a reporting format developed by Tekomar.
This co-operation is importantly focussing on optimizing maintenance schedules by utilising condition based maintenance in a forward looking programme to enhance the reliability and operational costs in the best way.