On a Thursday morning in November 2021, the ferry Sleipner-Fur ran aground around Sundsøre.
West-Marine was called in to investigate the ferry’s thrusters. After a few dive surveys the problem was uncovered and the thrusters were brought to our workshop for an overhaul.
It turned out that one thruster had picked up a huge rock, preventing the rudder propeller from turning. The stone had destroyed several propeller blades and therefore had to be replaced. Furthermore, West-Marine’s technicians investigated whether the gear inside the engine itself was damaged as a result of the jammed stone.
The task was solved with great satisfaction and the ferry Sleipner-Fur could resume the important crossing between Sundsøre and Hvalpsund.
The ferry Sleipner-Fur had been deployed as a replacement for the ferry Mary, which normally runs the route between Sundsøre and Hvalpsund.
See pictures below of the famous stone on the Ferry Sleipner-Fur:
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If you yourself are looking for help to fix your boat or ship, you can contact our service department by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling our main number +45 75 45 70 44. Our service team is ready to move out – anytime and anywhere – because if the damage has occurred, it must be able to be fixed as soon as possible. West-Marine’s technicians work around the clock to operate and service everything from domestic ferries and large ships. They are experts in thruster overhaul and general service solutions.