MIA Delegates at the 2019 conference held in Zhoushan, China.

MIA Delegates at the 2019 conference held in Zhoushan, China.

M.I.A. Exhibit at the 2018 S.M.M. Exhibition in Hamburg.

M.I.A. Exhibit at the 2018 S.M.M. Exhibition in Hamburg.

21 Member Countries were represented at the Metalock International Associations 2018 Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina attended by 44 Delegates and their Partners

Metalock Members Conference in Croatia

A memorable and useful conference was hosted by the Metalock member for Croatia. Much work was done and the association is set for a great 12 months ahead.

Metalock International Association at the SMM international maritime trade fair, Hamburg 2016

Metalock International Association at the SMM international maritime trade fair, Hamburg 2016

There was a good showing of Metalock Members from different countries represented at SMM; with stands from six countries. 22 Metalock Members were present! Interest was strong, as our engineers often repair your equipment whilst the ship is in port or even sailing, ensuring you have the quickest return to normal service.

We consist of individual Member countries that focus on your specific issues, when you need it. Working together, we act globally, sharing our knowledge to assist you anywhere in the world.

If you have not seen a Metalock repair before, there are some examples below.

And checkout our website below for further information, and for a list of all our Members that are positioned in all four corners of the world.

The 64th Metalock Association Annual Conference 2016

The 64th Metalock Association Annual Conference 2016

This year the 64th Annual Conference was held in Bali, Indonesia at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.

Bali is magical, is probably the most famous island in Indonesia, Bali blends spectacular mountain scenery and beautiful beaches with warm and friendly people, a vibrant culture and out of this world resorts.

Also known as the Land of the Gods, Bali appeals through its sheer natural beauty of looming volcanoes and lush terraced rice fields that exude peace and serenity. Bali enchants with its dramatic dances and colourful ceremonies, its arts and crafts, to its luxurious beach resorts and exciting night life. For this exotic island has much to offer, from inspirational spirituality to fine dining and meeting experiences.

The conference was again well attended with 24 countries represented by their Members and partners, hosted by PT Metalock (Indonesia)

BULGARIA – Ship cylinder repair

BULGARIA – Ship cylinder repair

Project: A major ship manager company contacted Varna Maritime Ltd to initiate a metalock repair process on a damaged Cylinder Casing of a marine main engine – WEICHAI CW 625ZIC-1. The following series of pictures describes the repair process performed in 2014 on company premises in Varna Bulgaria.

1 – The Damaged Cylinder Casing before the repair.

2 – Damage on Cylinder No.3

3 – New Cast Iron Insert.

4 – The finished insert after milling.

5 – A view from inside-out on the prepared area with the installed insert.

6 – Drilling of holes for insertion of the Metalock Keys.

7 – Caulking of the already inserted Metalock Keys along with the studs.

8 – The repaired area is ground flush in line with the parent casting.

9 – Damaged Fin in the area of Cylinder No.3.

10 – Parent casting dressed to form an even aperture.

11 – Preparation of a cast iron insert by milling.

12 – Fitting the insert to the damaged area, and securing with studs.

13 – Caulking the Metalock Keys and studs.

14– The completed area is ground flush to the parent casting.

63RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2015

63RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2015

This year the 63rd Conference was held in Punta Cana at the Hard Rock Hotel in the Dominican Republic, The Dominican Republic is one of the Caribbean’s most geographically diverse countries, with stunning mountain scenery, desert scrublands, evocative colonial architecture and beaches galore. The conference was well attended with over 22 countries represented by their Members and partners, hosted by Metalock Venezuela.

Every attending delegate gave a Presentation on Metalock Repairs with many talking about their company and services they offer (The full list can be found in the Directory in this year’s News publication)

METALOCK VENEZUELA C.A. CELEBRATES ITS 4Oth ANNIVERSARY

THE METALOCK INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION

As part of our anniversary a special tribute was made to Mr Eduardo Rosas who started working for Metalock Peru in 1958. In 1970 he moved to Venezuela and still continues to work for Metalock, completing a total of 52 years of uninterrupted service in carrying out Metalock repairs.