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Our Services

We offer our services to ship owners, managers or agencies, P&I agents, stevedores and dry-docks and engine makers. 

From planned repairs over emergency repairs for execution during cargo operations to repairs during navigation and conversions of repairs at our shipyard facility, EDR can cover it all. EDR has the experience, know-how and trained workforce to deal with such repairs with ease.


Afloat repairs

Afloat repairs by EDROur company is an expert for any challenging afloat repair you might have. No matter if the repair includes a scheduled maintenance, a collision – or accident repair, a riding gang, … there is no repair above the waterline that EDR cannot handle in the port of Antwerp. Besides our own skilled teams we also have an extensive network of experienced subcontracting companies with whom we regularly work with.

Engine maintenance, steel work repairs, cranes, replacement of anchor and chains, BT repairs, boiler repairs, pipe line renewals, mast repairs, cleaning works, fire doors replacements, PSC repairs, procurement of spare parts ….. EDR provides you an all in one solution for any complex or simple situation(s) that your vessel may encounter.





Mechanical repairs

Mechanical repairs by EDREngine Deck Repair is ready to meet all mechanical repair and conversion requirements of the marine and offshore industries. Our mechanical department consists of several qualified service engineers, a fully equipped workshop and most equipment required for carrying out field service.

EDR can therefore be your preferred competent service provider for the repairs and maintenance of most four- and two- stroke diesel engines. Our service engineers and technicians are well trained and are amongst the most competent diesel engine technicians available in this region. We have experience with, Wärtsila, Sulzer, SKL, MAN engines up to 98MC (!) and many more.

However, our skills go well beyond just engine repairs. All marine and offshore equipment can be handled by our mechanical department, from winches to pumps and hydraulic equipment. Contact us to find out how EDR can assist in solving your longstanding or imminent problems. Our mechanical teams are available to our clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, throughout the entire year.



Electrical repairs

Electrical repairs by EDRThe electrical department is one of our many strengths. The department consists of highly skilled marine electrical technicians, with years of field and shop experience. Over the years, our electrical teams have acquired an excellent reputation with vessel managers for carrying out high quality work, Class approved and completed on time within the proposed budgets.

Repairs, modifications and replacements of marine instrumentation systems, repairs and modifications on main switch boards and main propulsion and steering gear systems are amongst the many services that we provide. One of our specialties is increasing the reefer capacity on container vessels; this can either be a temporary or permanent increase, but always Class approved.

Dismantling and re-installing the motors on board is also part of the services that we can provide.We are able to supply and service virtually any equipment found on commercial vessels, from small wiring repairs to large and complicated installations. We are able to use our many years of expertise to come up with a solution with the additional benefit of honest, reliable and friendly service at a great price.



Steel works

Steel works by EDROur steelworks department is the largest department of EDR. Hatch cover repairs, shell plate replacements, repairs on gangways, handrails, walkways and safety stanchions, pipe repairs or renewals, pre-fabrication of parts or entire steel constructions, bay conversions, cell guide repairs,… For all such matters and many more, EDR has the workforce and facilities to serve our clients 24/7 even in emergencies.

Our workshop is BV aprroved and fully equipped to carry out all marine and offshore related repair and conversion steel works. We have several CNC/Lathe machines, an ultra-modern plasma cutting machine and much more, which enables us to keep all fabrication ‘in house’ whereby high quality is guaranteed for result within the shortest possible timeframe. For this purpose, we keep an average stock of 100MT of steel plates (LR Grade A, EH36, …), steel bars and welding consumables.

All EDR welders, fitters and operators are trained to meet the highest standards of marine fabrication and repair work, while all EDR foremen continuously monitor if the applicable standards and procedures are followed. Over the years, our welders have acquired an excellent reputation with clients and class for highly professional and skilled workmanship. Big or small highly skilled teams can be mobilized on very short notice to respond to every possible emergency situation.


Cleaning blasting and painting

Cleaning and painting by EDREDR’s painting department is equipped for any kind of paint job on a vessel or offshore structure. From painting handrailings to blasting and coating entire ship’s hulls, EDR can handle the job.

This specialized department mainly focusses on cleaning of fuel tanks, ballast tanks, fresh water tanks, cargo holds and engine rooms. No matter the location of your tank, or how large or small, EDR has all required in-house expertise in tank cleaning and coating and a highly trained and skilled workforce, supported by all required equipment such as high pressure waterblasters, pumps and testing equipment. We can therefore deliver professional and cost effective tank cleaning and coating services.

We can hereby significantly reduce the vessel’s downtime by offering a complete service of tank cleaning, testing, inspection and maintenance which includes all required repairs, installation of cathodic protection equipment, surface preparation and coating. We provide our clients with a single contact point who arranges a seamless co-operation between cleaning, repair, inspection and painting activities.

Besides cleaning of parts and areas this specialized department is also very active in applying and/or replacing of all kinds of insulations on pipelines, engines, machineries, exhausts, provision rooms…



Workshop EDREngine Deck Repair is fully equipped with all modern workshop facilities for repairing or new building a wide range of steel structures, components and spare parts for the shipping industry.

The company’s services extend to customer support on site and the operation of equipment in place. A group of 85 experienced engineers and technicians can successfully cover most engine, deck and machinery repairs.

Our BV approved workshop of 8,000 m² and outside repair area of additional 6,000 m² is equipped with different overhead cranes of 5 ton, 6.5 ton and 20 ton capacity.

Our metal forming and welding department has a fully equipped machine park consisting of hydraulic presses, hydraulic guillotine shears, 2 plasma cutting machines, a modular pipe and profile plasma cutting machine designed for a wide range of pipe based applications, MIG, TIG and arc welding machines and even swaging machines whereby we can make any kind of ventilation trunkings and insulation shells.

Furthermore, our mechanical department is installed with various cutting and grinding machines such as CNC-and conventional lathe machines, milling machines, valve stem grinding machine, valve seat cutters, honing machines.


In order to determine the correct repair procedure, EDR has a lot of machines and equipment to clean and inspect damaged parts such as a fully equipped cleaning bay with a 1250 bar and a steam pressure cleaning hydro jet, a 20 foot sandblasting container, a small sandblasting cabin, a small and a big ultrasonic cleaning tank, a heated pressure test bank, magnetic crack test, etc.

EDR’s policy is to ensure that appropriate quality control procedures are implemented.

Technical supplies

Technical supplies EDRThe formation of EDR technical supplies originated 15 years ago from an internal department providing goods, spare parts and machines to our own technical staff. Working closely together with this technical staff resulted in a success formula whereby we understand the necessities of our clients today.

Our highly experienced staff is continuously focusing on offering high qualitative products and services at very competitive prices and strict delivery schedules are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We have our own specialized team who can meet directly with the responsible officer on board in case any additional information is required concerning your requested part.

EDR technical supplies is specialized and plays a critical role in ensuring that you will receive the correct alternative solution when original parts are not available any more on the worldwide market. With our huge network of service providers and technical baggage, professional sourcing and procurement of technical – and sophisticated parts we are able to offer: Accommodation repairs, crane load tests, electrical equipment, hatches and manholes, insulation services and supplies, bridge – and cabin window renewal, machineries, duplication of parts, pneumatic and hydraulic components, safety equipment and services, spare parts, tools and consumables, tube fittings, valves and cocks, steel and non-ferrous metals…

Besides mail and verbal correspondences we are also very familiar to offer via the most maritime e-market trade net systems such as: Shipserv, TPS Real Marine and Mespas sourcing.





Logistics and warehousing

Logistics and warehousing EDRThe logistics department of Engine Deck Repair was set up in 1999 as support for our repair activities. Over the years, as the repair activities grew, the logistics department has evolved from a tiny warehouse and one truck to a complete logistics department with a large warehouse, a variety of rolling equipment and worldwide freight forwarding capabilities.

Our warehouse (5000m² covered and 3300m² open area) is used by our customers as a centralised location for storage of vessel spare parts and provisions. From here these spares are dispatched worldwide by road, sea or air transport to the vessels in need of these parts. Furthermore we receive on a daily basis ship’s provisions who are delivered on board when the vessels are calling Antwerp or nearby ports. Our customers are hereby relieved from most tasks related to on-board deliveries: keeping contact with shipping agents for berthing locations, entrance to the terminals, arrival and departure times, customs formalities, etc.




Looking forward to be your partner of choice!