The largest floating dry dock for servicing Post-Panamax, Panamax and Aframax vessels was delivered to Klaipeda, Lithuania, on September 20, after completion of its modernization at the Turku Repair Yard Ltd., the BLRT Grupp shipyard in Naantali, Finland.
The floating dock is temporarily moored at the Western Baltija Shipbuilding yard, where it will await for commissioning, which is scheduled for summer 2020. By this time, the expansion of infrastructure of the port of Klaipeda, production capacities of BLRT Grupp and other operators located in the port will be completed.
Featuring 235 meters long and 45 meters wide, the dock is the largest in the Baltic countries. It opens up new opportunities for ship owners to carry out repair and modernization projects of Post-Panamax, Panamax and Aframax vessels.