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The Book

Table of Contents

Introduction ……………………………………………………………………………… 5
About the Author ………………………………………………………………………. 6
Table of Contents ………………………………………………………………………. 8
Register This Book …………………………………………………………………….14
Certification Program ………………………………………………………………..14

Chapter 1: Ship Repair Yard General Terms and Definitions …………..15
1.1. Ship Yard ……………………………………………………………………15
1.2. Customer/Owner………………………………………………………..15
1.3. Customer/Owner Representative …………………………………15
1.4. Vessel………………………………………………………………………..15
1.5. Customer Staff/Ship Crew ……………………………………………16
1.6. Customer/Ship Repair Specification ………………………………16
1.7. Tender ………………………………………………………………………16
1.8. Work …………………………………………………………………………16
1.9. Project ………………………………………………………………………16
1.10. Work Specification ………………………………………………….17
1.11. Yard Representative/Ship Repair Manager ……………….. 17
1.12. Yard Safety Rules …………………………………………………… 17
1.13. Class …………………………………………………………………….. 17

Chapter 2: Familiarization with Ship Repair Yard Main Departments 19
2.1. Human Resource Department …………………………………………. 19
2.2. General Administration Department ………………………………… 22
2.3. Internal Audit Department ……………………………………………… 25
2.4. Corporate Strategy & Planning Department ……………………… 27
2.5. HSSE Department ………………………………………………………….. 29
2.6. QA/QC Department ……………………………………………………….. 31
2.7. Information Technology Department ……………………………….. 32
2.8. Finance Department ………………………………………………………. 33
2.9. Contract & Procurement Department ………………………………. 36
2.10. Material Management Department ……………………………….. 37
2.11. Marketing Department …………………………………………………. 40
2.12. Hull or Steel Department ………………………………………………. 43
2.13. Blasting & Painting Department …………………………………….. 43
2.14. Mechanical Department ……………………………………………….. 44
2.15. Electrical Department ……………………………………………………45
2.16. Piping Department ………………………………………………………..46
2.17. Production Control or Production Planning Unit Department
……………………………………………………………………………………………46
2.18. Production Support or Yard Operation Department ………….47

Chapter 3: Familiarization with Standard Ship Repair Specifications .49
3.1. General Services ……………………………………………………………..49
3.2. Hull Preparation ……………………………………………………………..50
3.3. Rudder Works …………………………………………………………………52
3.4. Propeller Works ………………………………………………………………53
3.5. Tail Shaft Withdrawal Works …………………………………………….53
3.6. Tail Shaft Simplex Seals Works ………………………………………….54
3.7. Cathodic Protection Works ………………………………………………55
3.8. Sea Chests Works ……………………………………………………………55
3.9. Bottom Plugs ………………………………………………………………….56
3.10. Sea & Side Storm Valves Works ………………………………………56
3.11. Fenders Repairs …………………………………………………………….57
3.12. Bilge Keel Repairs ………………………………………………………….58
3.13. Anchors & Chains Works ………………………………………………. 58
3.14. Chain Lockers Works …………………………………………………….. 59
3.15. Steel Repairs ……………………………………………………………….. 59
3.16. Pipe Works ………………………………………………………………….. 60
3.17. Mechanical Works ……………………………………………………….. 61
3.18. Electrical Works …………………………………………………………… 73

Chapter 4: Familiarization with the Project Management Procedures ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 75
4.1. Ship Repair Manager Duties & Responsibilities …………………. 75
4.2. Ship Repair Project Management Processes ……………………… 77

Chapter 5: Familiarization with the Form in Use Related to Projects 91
5.1. Change Orders Form ………………………………………………………. 91
5.2. Services & Safety Requirements Form ……………………………… 93
5.3. Ballast & De-ballast Request Form …………………………………… 94
5.4. Services to Be Carried Out By Owner ……………………………….. 95
5.5. Ship Equipment/Materials Off- Loading Form……………………. 96
5.6. Exemption of Liability …………………………………………………….. 97

Chapter 6: How to Build Your Experiences as a Ship Repair Manager99
6.1. Read the Repair Specifications Carefully Before Ship Arrival ..99
6.2. Stay Very Close with Your Oldest Colleagues …………………….100
6.3. Record Daily Events ……………………………………………………….100
6.4. Learning Target for Each Project ……………………………………..100
6.5. Spend Almost All Your Time On-board & in the Work Shop ..101
6.6. Build a Good Relationship with the Ship Technical Superintendent …………………………………………………………………..101
6.7. Build a Good Relationship with Class Surveyors ………………..102
6.8. Build a Good Relationship with the Service Engineers ……….102

Chapter 7: Ship Crew Duties Prior to Entering the Drydock ………….103
7.1. General ………………………………………………………………………..103
7.2. Passage Planning …………………………………………………………..104
7.3. Duties of the Officer on Watch ……………………………………….105
7.4. Pilot Station to Berth ……………………………………………………..106
7.5. Calling the Master …………………………………………………………107
7.6. Vessel Squat …………………………………………………………………107
7.7. Parallel Index Plotting ……………………………………………………108
7.8. Course Alterations/Wheel Over Positions ………………………..109
7.9. Course Alterations/Radar Range and Bearing ………………….. 109
7.10. Cross Track Margin …………………………………………………….. 109
7.11. Weather ……………………………………………………………………. 110
7.12. Tidal Streams/Currents ……………………………………………….. 110

Chapter 8: Ship Crew Duties During the Repair & Dry Dock ………… 111
8.1. General ………………………………………………………………………. 111
8.2. Inspection and Verification ……………………………………………. 114
8.3. Reporting ……………………………………………………………………. 115
8.4. Alterations of Fittings …………………………………………………… 115
8.5. Supervision of Repairs ………………………………………………….. 116
8.6. Dry Docking …………………………………………………………………. 117
8.7. Dry Dock Inspection ……………………………………………………… 118
8.8. Gas Free Certificate ……………………………………………………… 118
8.9. Boiler Blow Down ………………………………………………………… 118
8.10. Undocking …………………………………………………………………. 119
Author References …………………………………………………………………. 121

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