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Anglo-Eastern Ship Management Uses Seaward for UWILD on AM Ghent

Anglo-Eastern Ship Management Ltd has awarded Seaward Marine Services, LLC firm a fixed Purchase Order an ABS underwater hull inspection in lieu of dry-docking (UWILD) for the bulk carrier AM Ghent.

Work was performed October 3rd at DTA Terminal Newport News, VA by Seaward Marine Dive Vessel Coastal Pride and Crew.
 




 

 

Posted on: 04/Oct/2018

Cecil C. Achord

Thank You To All That Attended HNSA 2018!

Seaward Marine Services would like to thank the Historic Naval Ships Association for having us at their annual conference which was held this year in Bremerton, WA and the Kitsap Conference Center for hosting the event.  We'd like to thank all those who came by our booth this year, and hope that more museum ships will begin to utilize and count on our services the way our current museum ship customers have. Thanks again, and always looking forward to doing what we can to help you preserve naval history.

 

Manning the booth in Bremerton - From Left to Right:  Tom Wright, East Coast Operations Manager - Cecil C. Achord, Director of IT & Marketing - Kevin Morero, West Coast Operations Manager
 




Seaward Marine Services San Diego put together this great video while cleaning the Museum Ship USS Midway, kudos to all involved:




HNSA 2018 Sponsors:



 


 

Posted on: 01/Oct/2018

Cecil C. Achord

Keystone Shipping Services Uses Seaward For Cleaning on MV Cape Rise

Keystone Shipping Services has awarded Seaward Marine Services, LLC firm a fixed Purchase Order to provide cleaning and inspection of the MV Cape Rise(T-AKR-9678) in support of a turbo activation.
 
The scope of work included cleaning and inspection of underwater hull, rope guard, rudder, bilge keels, gratings, propeller, rudder, bow and stern thrusters.  Work was performed September 27-28 by Seaward Marine Services Dive Vessel Coastal Pride and Crew.
 



Posted on: 29/Sep/2018

Cecil C. Achord

USMMI Uses Seaward For Cleaning on USNS Brittin and USNS Mendonca

US Marine Management, Inc.(USMMI) has awarded Seaward Marine Services, LLC firm a fixed Purchase Order to provide cleaning and inspection of the USNS Brittin (T-AKR 305) and USNS Mendonca (T-AKR 303), with the USNS Brittin cleaning being in support of a turbo activation.

The scope of work included cleaning of propellers, rudders, sea chest gratings, bow thruster units, and inspection of the underwater hulls and appendages.  Work was performed September 20-26 by Seaward Marine Dive Vessel Coastal Pride and Crew.

 




Posted on: 27/Sep/2018

Cecil C. Achord

Thank You To All That Attended FMMS 2018!

Seaward Marine Services would like to thank the American Society of Naval Engineers for putting on the Fleet Maintenance and Modernization Symposium in Virginia Beach, VA and the Virginia Beach Convention Center for hosting the event.  Most of all, we'd like to thank all those who came by our booth this year.  A big thank you to the port engineers for all the kind words in appreciation of what we do. Looking forward to the next show.
 

Manning the booth in Virginia Beach - From Left to Right:  Tom Wright, East Coast Operations Manager - Cecil L. Achord, President and CEO - Cecil C. Achord, Director of IT & Marketing
 





 
 

Posted on: 20/Sep/2018

Cecil C. Achord

Military Sealift Command Uses Seaward For Cleaning on USNS Supply

Military Sealift Command has awarded Seaward Marine Services, LLC firm a fixed Purchase Order to provide cleaning of the USNS Supply (T-AOE-6).
 
The scope of work includes cleaning and inspection of propellers, rudders and sea chests in conjunction with an American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) In-Water Survey and Video https://www.inwatersurveys.com/ Diving Operations were carried out July 23-27 by Seaward Mobile 4.

 



 

Posted on: 30/Jul/2018

Cecil C. Achord

Military Sealift Command Uses Seaward For Cleaning on USNS City Of Bismark

Military Sealift Command has awarded Seaward Marine Services, LLC a firm fixed Purchase Order to provide cleaning of the USNS Bismark (T-EPF-9).

The scope of work include cleaning and inspecting the underwater hull, impellers, stators, water jets, shafts, sea chests, fathometer/speed log, appendages, CAPAC electrodes, Jetavator and hull anodes .  Diving Operations were carried out July 12-20 by Seaward Mobile 3 and 4.

 


 

Posted on: 25/Jul/2018

Cecil C. Achord

Military Sealift Command Uses Seaward For Cleaning and Inspection on USNS Yuma


Seaward Divers were tasked to inspect the underwater hull of USNS YUMA (T-EPF-8) including impellers, stators, water jets, shafts, sea chests, fathometer/speed log, and appendages.  Divers cleaned the shafts, impellors and approximately 300 sqft of underwater hull in and around the water jet tunnels as directed by the on-scene representative and provided video and digital sill photos to document the hull condition.  Divers located possible discontinuities in the water jet and completed an underwater magnetic particle test to make the determination that they were not cracks but weld inclusion.  Divers completed all work within the period of performance and complied with all requirements established by COMCINST Engineering Operations and Maintenance Manual.  Diving Operations were carried out June 27-28 by Seaward Mobile 4.

 


 

Posted on: 25/Jul/2018

Cecil C. Achord

Mid Atlantic Engineering and Technical Services Uses Seaward For Diving Services on USNS McLean

Mid Atlantic Engineering and Technical Services has awarded Seaward Marine Services, LLC a firm fixed Purchase Order to provide Diving Services on the USNS William McLean (T-AKE-12).

The scope of work included propeller shaft wear down readings, main propeller and hub propeller cleaning and polishing, and inspection of the Hull, Bow Thruster, Bilge Keels, Rudder, Sea Chests, Gratings, Doppler Speed Log, Echo Depth Sounder, and Cathodic Protection System.  Diving Operations were carried out June 14-19 by Seaward's Dive boat, Coastal Pride.
 


 

Posted on: 17/Jul/2018

Cecil C. Achord

Repairs to Battleship Wisconsin Continue


Seaward Marine Services Mobile Diving Unit 3 completed an underwater inspection, cleaning, and repair of the ICCP system on the Battleship Wisconsin.  This work was completed during one of two routine hull inspections under the Battleship Wisconsin Maintenance Contract with the City of Norfolk. Repairs to areas of exposed bare metal on the anode dielectric shields were completed using Hycote 461 underwater fairing compound. Diving operations were carried out from May 29 - June 1, 2018.

 





 

Posted on: 14/Jun/2018

Cecil C. Achord

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Operations Manager:
Tom Wright
(757) 853-7683




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Kevin Morero
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