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Ship New Construction.

This three-day course covers the key practical aspects of modern shipbuilding. You will develop your knowledge of modern shipbuilding practice, shipbuilding contracts, the major inspections and tests, plus the associated technical requirements. In addition, the course will enhance your understanding of the roles, responsibilities and organisation of a site team overseeing the building of a ship on behalf of an owner.

Who should attend?

Everyone who is involved in the technical aspects of the new construction of ships and in particular people who may be intending to be a part of an owner's site team and have limited experience of actual shipbuilding as opposed to ship operation.

The course is suitable for anyone with a basic knowledge of ships and associated engineering disciplines.

Key content

  • ship building contract and specification

  • new construction project management

  • steel preparation, fabrication block erection and coating

  • typical defects in steel ship construction

  • introduction to non-destructive examination

  • main engine installation

  • shaft alignment

  • rudder and propeller fitting

  • electrical installation and testing.

What will you learn?

By the end of this course you will understand:

  •  ship building contracts and the associated issues that can arise
  • new building site team organisation and the fundamentals of project control

  • hull new construction, the key processes, inspections and tests.

  • machinery new construction, installation and testing

  • sea trials and related issues

  • delivery and post delivery matters.

Previous experience

None required.

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Course dates

This three-day course covers the key practical aspects of modern shipbuilding.

13 - 15 Nov 2019

Callao, Peru

19 Nov 2019

Liverpool, UK

4 - 6 Feb 2020

Liverpool, UK

16 - 18 Jun 2020

Rotterdam, Netherlands

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