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BLRT Grupp prepares for operation of the second dock intended for repairs of Panamax-type vessels.

BLRT Grupp prepares for operation of the second dock intended for repairs of Panamax-type vessels.

The second Panamax-type dock, which was purchased from Riga-based ship repair company at the end of 2019, arrived at the WESTERN SHIPYARD GROUP (WSY) on Monday morning.
Following its delivery to Klaipėda, the giant structure, which measures 200m * 36m, will undergo repair works.
Works to be carried out by the specialists of Western Shiprepair BLRT Grupp. It is expected that the new purchase will be ready for operation within three months.

"We have all the necessary specialists and capabilities to have the PD 170 dock ready for operation and prepared for service by July, 2020. We will make every effort to ensure the successful continuity of ship repair activities," said Mr. Andrius Valantiejus, Director of Western Shiprepair BLRT Grupp.
Completion of the Malkų Bay infrastructure development will open up new business opportunities for the WSY including being able to service Panamax- and Aframax-type vessels.

The Company has cherished this docking capacity development plan for a quarter of a century, and finally, it becomes a reality.