Ship Repairs

Marine and Offshore Repairs

Established in 1947 Metalock UK have offered our 24/7/365 specialist services to all marine and offshore operators all around the world for decades.

Drilling Rigs, Production Platforms and FPSO’s during construction or operation

All types of Naval and Merchant vessels during construction or operation

We can respond quickly to emergency and breakdown situations OR to planned construction, maintenance and dry dock projects.

Your asset and its plant and equipment will be in safe hands

We work for some of the biggest marine and offshore operators as well as OEMs providing plant and equipment to this global industry. And because we’ve specialised in on-site marine repairs for decades, you know your assets machinery will be in the safest professional hands.

A wide range of dry dock repair services

The range of marine in situ repairs that we regularly undertake while vessels are in dry dock includes the following:

  • Engine main bearing transplants.
  • Main bearing and crankpin surveys
  • Crankpin journal diameter machining in situ
  • In place main bearing machining
  • Repair of cracked diesel engine blocks, cylinders, bedplates and entablatures.
  • Refurbishment of cylinder liner landing areas.
  • In place In line boring on all engines
  • Engine alignment
  • Stern Tube and A-frame alignment/boring
  • Re boring coupling holes
  • Machine crane pedestal seats
  • Re-bore thruster and stabiliser location bores
  • Rudder housing, blade and horn alignment and re- boring
  • Re metal and re machine worn propeller hubs

Many of our repairs are also carried out while alongside or mid-ocean. And if an in situ repair really isn’t possible, we can take components to our fully equipped UK workshop.

Tel: +44 (0) 2476 338205 or Submit an Enquiry

To find out how our experience with on-site repairs can help save you time and money.

The benefits of in situ repair work

As with all our marine, offshore and land-based in situ repairs they present important benefits:

  • A proven, solution-centric approach to specialist repairs.
  • 24/7 support in for marine operators around the world.
  • Faster procedures reduce costly downtime and increase asset availability
  • Extended equipment life avoids capital expenditure on expensive replacement components.
  • Protect and build your professional reputation.
  • One reliable source for these specialist marine engineering services.
  • Priceless peace of mind.


Whether you need cost-effective equipment repairs soon, or you’re planning specialised ship maintenance for the future you can contact us

Tel: +44 (0) 2476 338205 or Submit an Enquiry

For more information or your no-obligation quotation.