Inshore Rig Maintenance, SPS and Shipyard Upgrade Services

Sureclean are a major service provider in supporting Inshore Rig Maintenance, SPS and Shipyard Upgrade activities.

In support of our clients we have facilities located in Alness, adjacent to the Cromarty Firth, home to a deep water port which facilitates the inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM), special periodic surveys (SPS) and shipyard upgrades of mobile offshore drilling units (MODU's), Drill Ships, Rigs (Submersible, Semi-Submersibles and Jack Ups), Barges and Vessels.

We also have operational facilities located in Aberdeen and Alexandria (Eqypt) which provide us with a permanent presence in those particular key markets affording our clients continuity and known project performance and delivery.

Our capabilities extend to project management and the provision of required services and resources tailored to meet individual project delivery.

Our experience and capabilities extend beyond the Cromarty Firth, regularly successfully completing projects in other ports and shipyards located within the UK (Peterhead, Dundee, Great Yarmouth, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough and Newcastle), the Netherlands (Verolme), Denmark (Esbjerg), Norway (Bergen), Spain (Cadiz) and Egypt (Alexandria and Damietta).

We provide our clients with a broad spectrum of services ranging from tank and vessel cleaning to industrial painting.

Tank and Vessel Cleaning, Surface Preparation, Coating Removal and Recoating

Typical works include gas freeing, confined space entry and removal of all contaminants and waste streams to allow inspection of tank and vessel internals including infrastructure. Thereafter, where applicable undertake the surface preparation and re-coating to protect internals from corrosion extending the life cycle.

  • Ballast Tanks
  • Pontoon Tanks
  • Mud Tanks
  • Brine Tanks
  • Fuel Tanks
  • Chain Lockers
  • Spud Cans
  • Pre-Load Tanks
  • Potable Water Tanks

We have developed a range of innovative technologies and methods using tank cleaning heads, vacuum transfer systems and other pumping solutions to clean tanks and vessels either remotely or with minimum man entry. Sureclean also undertake the sterilisation/chlorination of potable water systems.

Industrial Painting

Sureclean provide a comprehensive industrial painting service, adopting specialist access systems and technology to deliver environmentally sensitive painting applications. Sureclean have developed proven safe systems of work which are accepted by appropriate authorities and legislative bodies, achieving total containment and full recovery with no overspray. This is critical when undertaking the painting of infrastructure whilst working in or adjacent to sensitive marine environments.

Our extensive industrial painting project experience at Sureclean extends to:

  • Tank and Vessel internals
  • Decks
  • Walkways
  • Heli-decks
  • Hulls
  • Cantilevers
  • External Infrastructure (including bulkheads)
  • Columns
  • Legs
  • Bracing
  • Box Girders (including lifeboat davits)
  • Crane Booms
  • Derricks

Other Inshore Rig Maintenance, SPS and Shipyard Upgrade Services include:

  • Asbestos Management
  • HVAC Duct Cleaning
  • Deep Cleaning of Accommodation and Galley areas
  • Drain and Sewage Systems Cleaning and Camera Inspection
  • Waste Management (removal, handling and disposal)

More information

For more information about our Rig Maintenance Services download our specification sheet here, call +44 (0)1651 869349 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.