SUPERVISING CRANE MAINTENANCE IN TUZLA

ALATAS’ SERVICEFIELD SERVICE  
LOCATION  EMEA / TURKEY / TULZA
EQUIPMENT  SHIP CRANE
BRAND / MODEL MACGREGOR GL3628-2S

Introduction:

When a vessel faced critical issues with its crane system, Alatas Turkey technicians stepped in to provide expert solutions. This article delves into the challenges faced, the meticulous process of identification and maintenance, and the comprehensive scope of the job.

Background:

The client reached out to Alatas Turkey seeking supervision for crane maintenance on their vessel.

Alatas’ Solution:

Alatas Turkey technicians swiftly addressed the identified problems through dismantling and thorough maintenance procedures.

Job Scope:

The technicians were on-site to supervise crane maintenance, focusing on the inspection and repair of cranes facing poor conditions. The process included general controls, wire slackening for sheave replacement, and various other intricate tasks.

The team encountered challenges such as power unavailability and excessive oil leakage, prompting additional inspections. Despite setbacks, they continued with scaffold installation and sheave dismantling and detected issues like water contamination in the hydraulic system and damaged luffing sheaves.

The technicians meticulously tackled each task, from removing window wipers and brake pads to gearbox dismantling and sheave inspections. They also conducted load testing, addressing issues like unopened hatch covers and malfunctioning switches.

Adjustments were made to various components, and signal tests were performed, revealing valve defects that required replacement. The team noted discrepancies in pump directions and promptly rectified them.

Throughout the process, the technicians maintained a keen eye on safety and efficiency. They measured pressures, adjusted speed limits, and conducted signal tests to ensure optimal crane functionality.

In summary, Alatas Turkey’s technicians successfully overcame many challenges, providing comprehensive crane maintenance and ensuring the vessel’s operational integrity. This case exemplifies their expertise, dedication, and commitment to delivering effective solutions in the maritime industry.

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