Riding Gangs

BLUESTONE – your best alternative to shipyards and drydocks

Riding teams for on-voyage repairs, maintenance & retrofits

In today’s market finding slots in shipyards to repair, maintain and retrofit your vessel is more challenging than ever.

Scrubbers retrofits, pandemics, shut-down shipyards, – all factors leading to shortage of repair and maintenance offering and rising prices.

Owners and ship managers cannot afford to postpone maintenance of their vessel and need to find alternative solution to conventional shipyards and drydocks.

Bluestone offers the solution.

As leading player in on-voyage installations, repairs and maintenance, Bluestone provides riding teams to be deployed on a world-wide basis on a very short notice. 

Riding teams bring down the running costs of the vessels substantially by carrying out jobs while vessel is underway with no lay-ups & no exorbitant workshops and yards bills.

Our pool of qualified, skilled and experienced riding squads is sourced from a variety of worldwide locations, but primarily Romania, Ukraine and India.

Our teams of qualified staff include:

  • Coded fitter welders and carpenters
  • Pipe fitters
  • Mechanical fitters
  • Insulators
  • Electricians
  • Riggers and scaffolders
  • Tank and general cleaners
  • Painters: airless spray and brush
  • Cabinet makers and craftsmen
  • Tile fitters and carpet fitters

At Bluestone we recognise that time is money and that you have expensive assets to operate – meeting your repair and maintenance requirements in a timely and cost-effective manner means having the right people, in the right place, at the right time.

For further information, please contact matteodimaio@bluestone-group.com