Retrofitting a 1990’s classic - Høglund’s twelve-day retrofit of Tallink’s Silja Europa
Høglund was awarded a “Turn-Key” contract with Tallink for refitting the old Valmarine Classic system onboard their ship Silja Europa. Several of the major automation system suppliers where fighting for this contract, but most of them where sceptical about the limited 12 days available for a large job like this.
In addition to the Automation system refit, Tallink had several jobs they wanted included in this job:
Silja Europa was built at Meyer Yard in 1995, and it was the largest ROPAX vessel ever built.
The ship was scheduled for docking in the 27. of February. To manage the large scope of work in a such short time, Høglund had to muster a team of 15 engineers.
The job was fulfilled on schedule both on time and cost.
The project manager explained this good result in: