Portland Precision Engineering has nearly 30 years of experience servicing the Marine and Shipping Industry in Southwest Victoria.

Key clients and projects include:


​​​Pacific Basin Towage – Tugs Yarra and Flinders full mechanical overhaul and survey

  • Overboard sea valves removed, stripped, inspected, remachined, lapped and reinstalled
  • Main engine pumps (sea water, fresh water and oil) stripped, inspected and rebuilt with new seals, bearings and gaskets
  • Main engine cylinder heads stripped, measured, pressure tested, valves ground and seats reset
  • Engine liners removed, measured, lip machined and painted externally
  • All pistons cleaned, measured, bearing journals measured, new bolts numbered and fitted, new big-end bearings fitted, all torques and deflections taken
  • Both engines cleaned and reassembled to specifications
  • Both auxiliary engines overhauled as above with the addition of new gudgeon pins and bushes
  • General service centrifugal seawater pumps overhauled and modified to remove old stuffing box gland and mechanical seals installed
  • Repairs to main engine sea water pipes
  • New auxiliary sea water pipes fabricated and a new bilge suction line fabricated and installed
  • Air, water and oil end covers removed from heat exchangers and tube nests rodded and cleaned.  End covers Devcon repaired and coated with ceramic flow coat
  • Full survey and measurement report provided to client
  • Both vessels were previously overhauled and surveyed by Portland Precision Engineering in 2005.

ASP Ships Management – MV Portland regular maintenance on fortnightly dockings

  •     Major hull repair (alongside)
  •     Boiler overhaul and survey
  •     Water, air and hydraulic pipe repair and replacement
  •     Hydraulic cylinder refurbishment
  •     Water pump refurbishment (CP saltwater boiler feed)
  •     Winch repairs (bushes, shaft and brakes)
  •     Hull and structural crack repairs
  •     Gangway replacement and repairs
  •     Ballast tank frame repairs
  •     Crane winch repairs
  •     Numerous smaller-scale projects

Fugro - VOS Shine

  •    Fabrication of ROV support structure
  •    Fabrication of stairways, walkways and handrails
  •    Fabrication of seafastenings
  •   Hotworks, installation of above on vessel

Other clients and vessels serviced in recent years

    Port of Portland Tugs - Cape Nelson, Cape Grant

    Wisdom Line - Bunun Justice

    ASP Ships Management – Lindesay Clark, Vigsnes

    Monson Offshore – STG Jascon 25, Skandi Acergy

    Teekay Marine - Orana

    Inco Ships - Torrens

    Farstad Shipping – Lady Dawn, Lady Sandra

    Mermaid Marine – Tug Mermaid Storm

    Go Offshore – Go Altair, Go Capella

    Tidewater Marine

    Total Marine