M/s Alpo in Toppila dock (Oulu)

 

 

 

Summer 2001 docking


 

M/s Alpo being prepareted for the docking frame.The diver must carefully check the frame and the underwater rails for stones and other obstacles before the winch is turned on.

M/s Alpo being prepareted for the docking frame. 
The frame is in low position waiting for
the tug to be positioned and fixed on it.

The diver must carefully check the frame and the underwater rails for stones and other obstacles before the winch is turned on.





The winch operator is patiently waiting for a signal                                                                                             M/s Alpo on the frame during

The winch operator is patiently waiting for a signal 
from diver that the rails and frame are ready.

M/s Alpo on the frame during
the first minutes of lifting.






The ice-breaking bow of M/s Alpo.                                                                                                                        The ice bow cleaned and painted.

      The ice-breaking bow of M/s Alpo.
The ice bow cleaned and painted. 
The draught shown in English feet (~30 cm).
Anchor chains are painted and marked 
for every 5th fathoms (
~180 cm).





Summer 2002 docking



The rear of M/s Alpo around the propeller.                                                                    The main engine's cooling water inlet being reopened.

The rear of M/s Alpo around the propeller.
The rudder cleaned and painted with Inerta Epoxy paint
used in icebreakers. The anodes cleaned or changed.
The propeller shaft was taken out and check-measured.

The main engine's cooling water inlet being reopened.
The inlets were blocked with steel plates when
the tug's work ended and it was left idle in 1991.

 

 


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