Overhaul of two 30 years old Pleuger submersible motors


A few weeks ago Pleuger Water Solutions was awarded the contract for the overhaul of two 30 years old Pleuger submersible motors. Our customer van Oord, one of the world's leading contractors for dredging, needed the engines to be overhauled really fast so they could again rely on trouble-free operation during a dredging contract abroad.
These high voltage motors with a diameter of 30'' and power of 750kW were purchased from Pleuger in 1977 and in use for 38 years on board of the cutter dredger Zeeland 2. These motors have proven optimum performance in the most extreme operating conditions. Periodic maintenance is proved decisive in order to ensure the reliability of the submersible motors.
After a non obligatory inspection in our workshop a comprehensive report was prepared in together with a suitable offer for refurbishment. After assignment, the engines were overhauled and tested within 6 weeks. After a successful no-load test the engines were delivered back to our satisfied customer.


Ruud Swinkels, Account Manager

Ruud Swinkels

Account Manager
Wil Roosen, Offshore Engineer

Wil Roosen

Offshore Engineer