2014-2015    KD Perantau 151 Salvage, Preservation of equipment and Machinery and re-delivery to ship-lift

Salvage, red-delivery and preparations to refit at Lumut (Perak, Malaysia). A Naval Hydrographic vessel capsized and sank at Boustead Naval Shipyard


  • Par-Buckle (up right) the vessel using 2 x 300 ton Strand Jack
  • Make vessel water tight
  • Install pumps (total capacity used was 8,000 m3/hr.)
  • Install 400 m3 additional buoyancy to improve stability and refloat capacity
  • De-water vessel and refloat

Re-delivery to ship lift:

  • Improve stability by removing water pockets throughout the vessel
  • Remove heavy wet paneling and insulation to bring down centre of gravity
  • Ballast ship in to safe docking conditions
  • Confirm center of gravity by inclining experiment
  • Dock vessel in shiplift


Consultancy for Boustead Naval Shipyard:

  • For refit including ship lifetime extension plan
  • Stability analyses
  • Project management.

Project Description

Client:KD Perantau 151 in collaboration with Fusionspace/Boustead Shipyards
Location:Lumut, Malaysia
Year Completed:2015