Marine services have requirements for temperature control rental solutions for both emergency situations and planned maintenance. Watkins Hire is highly experienced in supplying all heating, cooling, hot water, ventilation and dehumidification products and services to this sector.
When a marine and shipping client required a rental boiler package to maintain heating for a ship's crew during necessary engineering works to the ship while in dry dock, Watkins Hire were confident and happy to assist.
The shipping industry is firmly on track to reduce its C02 emissions per tonne-kilometre by more than 20% by 2020. The engineering works required to this ship included for the installation of an exhaust "scrubber" to the ships engine to help lower C02 emissions.
The vessel with birthed within a dry dock to enable full safe access ensuring that the engineering works could be undertaken.
Marine engineers on site had to complete the works within a tight 4 week schedule before the vessel set sails again.
A specialist dockside crane was used to position hire equipment near to the vessel prior to our installation.
Watkins Hire supplied an MBR 500 boiler unit. Watkins Hire's 500kW mobile boiler hire unit is capable of providing temporary heating and hot water and can be easily connected to existing pipe work using flexible hoses or our range of Air Handling Units for a standalone solution.
Watkins Hire has the UK's largest range of Heating and Hot Water Boilers available for hire. Used by M&E, HVAC contractors and end users alike, to provide total cover for both planned and un-planned Hot Water and Heating requirements. Options for low, medium and high temperature units to exactly match the specific temporary needs.