DOSCO Hydraulic Engineering proudly engage in a wide range of projects, ranging from maintenance, to re-manufacturing and new installations. Following are completed projects. Keep an eye out for further projects to be loaded in this section


Svitzer / MT Battleaxe - Salvage Tug

Svitzer / MT Battleaxe - Salvage Tug

In 2008

Scope of work:

  • Remove all the hydraulic components and transport to workshop
  • Overhaul all hydraulic pumps, motors, cylinders, valves and accumulators.
    This comprised of the following:
    Staffa C270 & C200 motors, Sam hydraulic pumps, Rexroth pump, steering cylinders, brake cylinders, towing pin cylinders, Hagglunds motors, Rexroth motors, Danfoss motors.
  • Redesign and fit motion control valves to winches
  • Redesign and fit manifold block to steering power pack during the overhauling there of
  • Overhaul towing pin power pack
  • Supply and fit new hydraulic steel tube for monitor power packs
  • Overhaul 3 x monitor power packs
  • Overhaul crane power pack
  • Supply and install crane
  • Supply and install cooler for gear box
  • Supply and install cooler for steering
  • Load test and certify crane
  • Design and install emergency 24V DC power pack for winch brake
  • Supply and fit schedule 40 pipe for coolers and water maker
  • Commissioning of all above

Scope of work: (under water repair)

  • Remove overhaul and replace bow thruster under water
    What made this repair unique was the fact that this was repaired under water. The first of its kind done in South Africa