With the vessel now floating it is little more than empty a steel hull. We now embark on installing all the machinery, miles of piping and wiring plus building all the structure above the car deck.
Fabrication of the deckhouse and wheelhouse
Electrical Switchboards being lowered into the vessel.
Engineering control room wiring
Painting and installing navigation electronics
Interior finishing on the crew deck
Turning the vessel around so we can finish the aft ramps.
Interior painting complete
The DEV Galena in her last week of service with the MV Columbia in the background ready to replace her.
The MV Columbia in her first week of service.