“The ship that will not obey the helm will have to obey the rocks, and then mend at Rarefield”

Chennai (Inside the Port)

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Rarefield started its ship repair works with a workshop area of about 25,000 sq.ft inside the Chennai Harbour .

Rarefield undertook and completed repairs for over 4500 Ships. A well qualified work force of 800 direct and indirect personnel with full fledged workshop is at the Chennai Port Trust. A team of engineers visit the ship everyday and attend to all types of work during the halt of ships at Chennai. In case of prolonged lay off for extensive steel renewals in repair berths, our dedicated team works on round the clock basis under supervision of ship's staff, class authority and owners of the vessel.

Repair crews on a 24x7 availability basis equipped to repair the vessels alongside the berths and outer anchorage. We are the only firm having such facility to attend to all emergency jobs at the chennai harbour with certified Welder, steel fabricators, Mill wright & general fitters and engineers with rich experience in ship repair industry.
Kasimedu (Chennai Fishing Harbour )
Raw acquaintance in repairing and dry docking of various types of vessels.

The slipway maintenance was commenced in the month of August in the year 2006, where in during the year 2004 in the month of December a Tsunami struck the coast and damaged the Fishing Harbour Slipway. A tender bid floated by the CFHMC handed us the responsibility to carryout major repairs to the slipway track way, slopping cradle and including the renovation of the repair wharf.

Under supervision of a ship repair manager who has been in the field of the ship repair and dry docking works for a period of 35 years, all the repairs were carried out in time and to the satisfactory of the CFHMC. The slipway was handed over to the CFHMC on 13th Jan 2007.
From Jan 2007 the shipyard division had various type of vessels, such as Coast Guard, Tug Boats and Research vessels from NIOT undergoing major refits and also major renovation works till the year 2008 August.
The most major works carried out was one of Tug Boats owned by the Chennai Port Trust (Tug Matchless) that was bought by M/s Kei Rsos Maritime Ltd. The vessel that was beyond seaworthiness. With the team of expert supervision and workman ship the vessel was repaired and brought to a condition of seaworthiness. The division had worked day and night to achieve all success from Jan 07 to Aug 08 to complete dry docking and repairs for the vessels – Pilot Launch Pioneer, ICGS Naiki Devi, Tug Maju II, ICGS, Rama Devi, Kittur Chennama, Tug Fouz, Tug Ferrari, Tug Shiva, M.V.Sagar Purvi and M.T.Basavaraj.
Rarefield went a stretch ahead by venturing out of Chennai to carry out docking repairs at Visakhapatnam. With sufficient infrastructure we have registered ourselves at the Visakhapatnam Port Trust for carrying out Dry Dock repairs for Sagar Paschimi, ICGS Razia Sultana.
Royapuram Training Centre
Rarefield carry out test for Welders for 3G, 4G and 6G. Steel Fabrication and Pipe Fabrication are some of the other test that is carried out at this centre.

Training centers are fully equipped with machineries such as Tig Welding, Mig Welding, Lathes, Drilling and Cutting Machines to enable the workers to do their training and test.

Our Training Centre at Royapuram is mainly to train personnel on steel fabrication and welding to cater to all our branches in India and abroad. We have reserved a undersized group of workmen for carrying out repairs to Navy and Coast Guard Vessels at Chennai. A well maintained work shop facility is available for training purpose.
Also we have a provision for storing bonded items in a separate room for procuring Imported Spares for the ship.
Cochin Ship Yard Ltd
We have carried out various types of ship repair works as well as Ship Building projects since 2003 like IAC-(INDIGENOUS AIR CRAFT CARRIER). Of the many contractors that are there we are in the ‘A' category of shipyard's list and among first 5 top contractors.

A 24x7 shift insures minimum don time for vessels under repairs. From a small voyager repair to all major repairs the workers performed efficiency & competitive.

Rarefield have positioned a dedicated team consisting of Engineers, Fabricators and Welders at Cochin Shipyard Ltd (PSU) at Cochin . The welders are well experienced and approved by class authorities like IRS,ABS, LRS and DNV. We carry out repair works on various ships allotted by CSL and also for Ship Building works as our work force is well versed in fabrication and welding technology.
As a big concern Rarefield marked its presence on 1st June 2005 at Tuticorin (centre for maritime trade) to cover a wide range of customers in this second largest port of Tamilnadu.

Here, we are the only D.G Approved ship repairing company undertaking all types of repairs in hydraulics like overhauling of steering gears, tug winches, rudderstock assembly, propellers (FPP & CPP) also air-conditioning equipments, navigational equipments, pneumatic systems, LSA, FFA, pipeline renewals, plate renewals (high tensile & mild steel) and last but not the least the structural fabrication works by the qualified welders certified by LRS,IRS,ABS, DNV & BV.
Major works carried out for the tugboats owned by Tuticorin port trust – Pilot launch M.L.Tuticorin, Indian coast guard, tuticorin – ICGS Veera.

A team of Engineers visit the ships everyday attending all types of work during their halt at port. Our repair crew being available 24/7 for the vessels alongside berths and at roads provides the distant voyage principals a safe hub under any kind of their emergency situations.
Rarefield opened a branch office at Vasco-Da- Gama Goa on 11th July 2007. This office mainly deals with overseas employment, collecting Resumes, dealing with people and gives complete information regarding our overseas project. Here we collect clients resume and then we forward it to the head office at Chennai .After submitting their resumes we send them for test at our head office.

Rarefield gives Information to the clients regarding Visa Processing, Visa Status and flight date information through phone. Incase if they are not available on phone then we send them telegram.
To cater the demands in the shipping trade, Rarefield extended the business arena overseas and commenced operations in 2006 starting from Dubai . Our Engineers started it as In-house contractors under the sponsorship of Dry-docks World Dubai-LLC

RAREFIELD ENGINEERS LLC, Dubai was established in 2008 by the Managing director of Rarefield Engineers Pvt Ltd, Chennai, India and Rarefield Engineers Pte. Ltd, Singapore.

At Rarefield Engineers LLC - Dubai, we take a comprehensive approach to every need of the client. We develop and integrate solutions ensuring that all the projects are furnished to the client’s work standards, specifications and satisfaction within the given time frame, giving the client a competitive advantage in the industry.
Our core strength is the dedicated workforce of 1100 highly qualified and experienced Officers, Engineers, Supervisors, Foremen, workers and Professional technicians who ensure skilled engineering, high quality fabrication and on-time delivery. This capability drives us to seek for Middle East contracts in exploring marine construction expertise abroad. Rarefield Engineers LLC is in the process of getting ISO 9001:2008 certifications.

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The company entered the Singapore Marine Industrial Sector w.e.f in April 2008 as Rarefield Engineers Pte. Ltd. Rarefield at Singapore has an approval from Ministry of Manpower, Singapore to Operate an Employment Agency w.e.f 24.11.2008.

At Singapore the company has a well experienced workforce of 200 qualified Officers, Engineers, Supervisors, Foremen and Workers for Ship Conversion, Ship Building and Ship Repairing. The Professional Expertise can carry out subject work activities on Vessel's at Slipway, Dry Dock, Alongside, Berths and also at Outer Anchorage.
Our Site Supervisors have undergone the Shipyard Supervisor Safety Course in line with the Health, Safety & Environment policy emphasized by Ministry of Man Power, Singapore.
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