PROCESS AT A GLANCE

 

Process Details

STEP 1: SHIPYARD EVALUATION

  • Design and construction technology
  • Capability to design & produce desired type of vessels
  • Capability to manufacture to owner’s design requirements
  • Financial strength & sustainability
  • Organization & management
  • Safety and Quality culture & practices

 


STEP 2: CONTRACT REVIEW

  • Definitions
  • The vessel, description & class
  • Approval of plans & drawings & inspection during construction
  • Specification & general arrangement drawing
  • Maker's list
  • Modifications & changes
  • Test & trials
  • Stage payment terms
  • Delivery date
  • Delays & extension of time for delivery
  • Warranty of quality
  • Default provisions
  • Buyer's supplies
  • Notices

  


STEP 3: TECHNICAL REVIEW

  • A detailed review is carried out in order to optimize technical specifications drawn up by the shipyard.

 


STEP 4: EQUIPTMENT REVIEW

  • Intended trading area of vessel
  • Equipment maker
  • Product suitability
  • Delivery & quality
  • Serviceability
  • Purchase specifications
  • Yard experience in installing selected equipment
  • Makers installation representation
  • Availability of spares in trading region

 


 STEP 5: DESIGN DRAWING APPRAISAL

  • Structural, mechanical drawings
  • Piping & system drawings
  • Drawings for accommodation spaces, stores & specialized compartments
  • Electrical drawings
  • Cargo handling system plans
  • Navigational & communication equipment layout
  • Naval architectural computations

 


 STEP 6: SITE SUPERVISION & REPORTING

  • Good ship building practices
  • Proper installation of equipment
  • Proper surface preparation
  • Witness & record tests & trials
  • Scheduling & deviations
  • Liaison with all parties involved
  • Crew familiarization
  • Reporting on all project activities, including time & cost estimates
  • Comprehensive project reporting

 


STEP 7: COMMISSIONING, DOCK & SEA TRIALS ASSISTANCE

  • We provide on site assistance during crucial events of commissioning of machinery & systems.
  • The team monitors & ensures that manufacturer’s & designers recommendations are met.

 


STEP 8: CLAIM HANDLING

  • As an add-on service, a dedicated resource is allocated to categorize, evaluate, correspond with both, shipyard & owner, track, and close out the claim.
  • This expedites the claim, ensures minimum vessel downtime & also reduce possible off-hire & commercial loss.