This authoritative book is both a great introduction to the operational side of the offshore support industry and a valuable reference work for commercial practitioners. It is a great reference for those who want an overview of the technical and commercial issues involved in the chartering, ownership and management of offshore vessels.
This book covers every aspect of the dry docking of sea going vessels. It provides a guide to industry for the different dock types and docking procedures inclusive of material management, steelwork operations and dry dock legislation. Many thousands of people worldwide are engaged within the perimeter of the docking and shipboard maintenance industries to ensure that our ships remain in Class and are kept seaworthy.
The fifteen Chapters in this book cover the following: Setting Objectives, Initial Problem Discussion, Highlighting Maintenance Costs, The Need for an Optimal Maintenance Policy, A Good Planned Maintenance System, An Integrated Maintenance Control System, Budgetary Control for Maintenance, Computerisation of Planned Maintenance Control System, Operational Research, Operational Research Techniques useful in Maintenance Studies Part 1 and Part 2, Case Study, Data Collection, Producing Solutions, Case Study, Developing Maintenance Strategies
This book is aimed at people involved in the repair, maintenance and classification of ocean-going merchant ships. It takes a rigorous and structured approach to the subject, using discussion of changing regulation to describe and analyse a set of underpinning principles and techniques.