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Berge Olympus emergency power supply for 210,000 MT bulk iron ore carrier. 
On deck power station consisting of 4x synchronized 320kVA generators, cable package and associated fuel hardware. 
Pilbara coast, Australia.

Hot and cold lay-ups

Protect your capital assets with specialist power, heating and dehumidification

Whilst ships, rigs or vessels are laid up you need to ensure that on-board critical assets are preserved ready for reinstatement.

With specialist temperature control hire packages from Aggreko, for ship lay-ups, you can be sure that any specialist equipment and machinery remains dry and corrosion-free.

With a wide variety of rental power, heating and industrial dehumidification equipment, our specialist team will custom-design a hire package that suits your exact requirements. Whether you need to preserve the engine room, bridge or sensitive electronic equipment, we’ll provide a complete rental service, from design to installation, to on-going maintenance and fuel management.

With a local presence near all major ports, our experienced engineers are on hand to provide a rapid support service when you need it, 24/7 365 days a year.

And because our power and temperature control equipment can be hired on a long or short-term basis, it’s the most cost effective way of preserving and powering assets until a time when your rig or vessel can return to service, refurbishment or resale.

“With a local presence near all major ports, our experienced engineers are on hand to provide a rapid support service whenever you need it.”

More information

Whether you need hot or cold lay-up support, we’ve got you covered

Need ship lay-up support? Our expert engineers will scope out your site to devise a solution that is cost-effective while meeting all your project requirements. Find out more about our ship lay-up support below.


With our cold lay-up support, keep equipment in optimum condition with temporary power generators and specialist heating and drying. Our industrial dehumidifiers can be installed to achieve sufficient air circulation throughout controlled spaces and major machinery.


Our portable diesel generators offer a cost-effective means to provide on-board power while a ship or rig is laid-up. These generators can also be quickly stepped up or down, providing an efficient and scalable way to meet fluctuating demand.


  • Auxiliary and back-up power: Including generators to provide auxiliary power, onboard reserve power or emergency power for all rig and vessel requirements.
  • Load testing: Including simulation of adverse environmental conditions for equipment testing, and FPSO (Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading) vessel load testing.
  • Temperature control: Including controlled dehumidification to prevent corrosion damage, and temperature control equipment to maintain a ship's HVAC system in dry docks.

Want to find out more about the ship lay-up support we offer? Read about our previous experience below or contact our expert team today.