Our specialists are trained and certified to dive into the sea, lakes, dams and other waterways, and perform the most demanding tasks, managing the most challenging work conditions.
Fouled propellers slow down the vessel, cause higher levels of pollution and use of more fuel. In short are less efficient. Depending on the degree of fouling the ship can have a reduction of up to 12% efficiency.
In water propeller polishing results in a finish far superior to that of a dry polish; besides the vessel is not required to interrupt cargo operations which result in time and cost savings, making it the preferred method of all experienced ship operators.
UNDERWATER SHIP REPAIR
In recent years Lufesa has respond to several emergencies requiring underwater and internal repairs to mitigate collision and/or grounding damages, enabling the vessels to remain afloat until reaching a suitable dry dock facility.
Underwater hull cleaning is a proven cost saving tool for vessels operators . Fouled bottoms result in greater frictional resistance which leads to increase fuel consumption and reduce speed. Higher fuel costs coupled with shorter turnaround times have led to an increasing demand for professional hull cleaning services
Lufesa utilizes the most advance technology for hull maintenance applications. Hydraulic Powered Brush Kart units with Triple- Brush Heads and Two Heads Hydraulic Units allows to efficiently remove all fouling and growth without damage to the hull coating system.
Lufesa has the training and experience to conduct high altitude diving operations to mining companies, tunnels, dams among others.
The company has participated at the installation of marine terminals mooring, signaling and channel markers buoys systems.
CABLE SHORE-END LANDING
Lufesa has vast experience in direct shore end optical cable landing operations. The company has participated at the installation, protection and burial of cable systems for prime global contractors such as Telefónica, Tyco and Global Crossing.
We have the state-of-art equipment for still photo and video footage with Closed Circuit Television Images which also allows real time communication with the diver.
PORT TERMINAL CONSTRUCTION
Due to its high safety standards and recognized quality services the Company has participated as main underwater engineering Sub Contractor providing underwater solutions for Contractors as Jan De Nul, Saipen, Odebrecht in the construction of several ports.
The company has personnel, equipment and experience in order to conduct steel repair, steel construction and pipe work.
Lufesa has been preferred as local salvor to international Salvage companies as Titan, T&T Salvage, Ardent, etc. The Company can deploy emergency response teams and attend throughout Peruvian coasts extension. Company is current member of the American Salvage Association (ASA).
For us no Project is impossible, we can tailor an economical and safe solution to our client’s needs.
Lufesa has develop confined space procedures which allow is team members to enter safely into confine environment as piles, pipes, tunnels , etc.
UNDERWATER WELDING & CUTTING
Our Dive team has wide experience in welding and cutting underwater projects, we are in capacity to perform above and underwater repairs, anodes installation, etc.
In order to achieve excellency, constant training is a must. Lufesa perform permanent in-house and recognized third party training to all its crew.
We have the experience and technical support from world-renowned specialist in design, engineering and installation of Steel and HDPE pipes for gas and hydrocarbons terminals, desalinization plants, submarine outfalls, fishery, etc.
Lufesa can perform emergency repairs afloat and underwater.