Lifetime extension & conversion

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Decrease total cost of ownership by modification of the electrical installation

The average life of a vessel is 30 years, but it can be stretched even further by modernizing the asset. During the ship's lifetime, it may occur that its operational use no longer meets the needs of the market. In that case, a conversion of the vessel to fit other functionalities might be an option. Recently, Bakker Sliedrecht supported Boskalis in the conversion of the Bokalift 2. This ship was originally designed as a drilling vessel but will be deployed as a crane vessel.

Cost-effective retrofit of an installation

Every installation ages due to long and intensive use in changing circumstances. By replacing components in the existing installation, the lifespan of an installation can be extended cost-effectively. 

Extension of the lifespan

Every ship needs major maintenance at some point during its life cycle. The hardware on which the automation solutions run needs to be upgraded or various mission equipment has to be replaced. In both circumstances, the electrical distribution must be adapted and modernized. In addition, it is an ideal moment to look if the power plant can be upgraded with alternative types of energy generation and storage. Of course, when looking at these solutions, the remaining and expected life of the vessel is taken into consideration.

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Conversion to another type of vessel

The experienced engineers and technicians of Bakker Sliedrecht design, integrate, and maintain installations in new-build, repair, and renovation projects. We adapt the electrical and automation installation during a conversion project to meet the vessel's new requirements. Our team of project managers delivers customized work and also ensures realistic planning. As a brand-independent system integrator, we always offer the best available solution.


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