Goltens says in-situ machining in Dubai Maritime City saving clients time and money
By performing marine engine maintenance services In-Situ and on site Goltens is able to provide tremendous savings by eliminating costs and additional downtime associated with the disassembly and removal, logistics, transport and reinstallation of the machinery or equipment, according to Roy D'Souza, head of sales, Goltens Dubai.
“This service was developed by the founder of Goltens, he developed special tooling to do the repairs in place in situ instead of the crankshaft coming out and so that saved the client a lot of money,” he says.
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“The turnaround of the ships was very quick because we correct the vessels at the berth.”
“Goltens expert In-Situ technicians perform a number of on-site machining procedures including large scale flange facing, surface machining and more. We can mobilize a wide range of equipment to your site, ensuring that your equipment is operational as soon as possible,” he says.
In April this year, Goltens expanded its Dubai team due to growing demand.
Pravin Kirolikar was appointed managing director of Goltens Dubai. Kirolikar made the move from Goltens India, where he served as managing director for eight years.
Starting his career as a professional marine engineer, Kirolikar sailed for 13 years before going ashore to work as a marine surveyor for the Indian Register of Shipping.
Prior to joining Goltens, Kirolikar worked in after sales services for Wärtsilä India for 12 years. Kirolikar holds a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Indore and marine engineering from DMET- Mumbai.