High freight rates and ongoing workforce limitations due to travel restrictions and COVID-19 measures are expected to result in Southeast Asia’s ship repair capacity falling by more than 25% compared to pre-pandemic levels, according to Nippon Paint Marine.
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Learn about the important aspects of dry docking of a ship, along with the calculations and analyses that go into creating docking plans and executing various aspects of ship stability.
During drydock, a ship has to take shore power to ensure that the work on board goes on uninterrupted. Let’s take a look at the procedure to take shore power during dry docking of ships.
Nippon Paint Marine is seeing liner operators increasingly postpone dry-dockings as they look to keep vessels operational to meet the recent surge in demand for container shipments.
A ship superintendent is a person who is in charge of ensuring whether the necessary repair works on a ship are being executed properly, especially during the dry dock of the ship. A ship superintendent’s role and scope, when it comes to the shipping industry, is huge and requires complete alertness and vigilance because of the great responsibilities bestowed upon him.
Dry dock is to carried on ships and yacht to do maintenance of under part or hull which is fully submersed in water. Certain procedure and requirements are to be followed before going to dry dock.