The first module provides an introduction to the rationale behind dry docking, and its drivers. It also explores the rules and regulations governing the dry docking process, and the phases of a dry docking project.
This module describes the basics of project management in the context of dry docking. It examines how an effective project management methodology underpins an effective dry docking process, by focussing on key topics, such as planning, cost management, contingency planning, quality and stakeholder buy-in.
The third module describes and explains the need for a fully-detailed specification for the work involved and to be quoted for. It also explores the level of detail needed to go into the planning process and looks at manpower planning, company supplies, and the various inspections needed by the company and the shipyard.
This module describes and explains the tendering process involved in the dry docking process. It explains the various criteria used to select an appropriate shipyard, whilst also detailing the review and assessment process in full. It concludes by examining the contract award.
This module explores the operational side of the dry docking process. It examines and describes the roles and responsibilites of key personnel at a dry docking, the various tasks involved and the management of the different phases.
The final module describes the stages of the undocking procedure, including the flooding and ballasting. It also explores the various final inspections needed and the negotiations if needed on the final invoice. It then concludes with an examination of the final analysis and reporting and how this ties into thalse next dry docking process.
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate
Start date: 25th January 2017
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 weeks
Fees: £1549 / US$2169 + VAT if applicable. 10% discount for early enrolment.
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CPD/CEUs: 21 hours / 2.1 CEU
An essential course for technical superintendents who want to improve their dry dock planning
This course is ideal for technical superintendents, technical managers and technical officers who need to understand the planning and management of the dry docking process, whether new to the role or not.
It is also beneficial to shipowners, fleet managers, consultants/lawyers and procurement executives who want to learn about the dry docking process.
Øystein Wikeby has over 20 years’ experience as a consultant to the maritime, offshore wind, and oil and gas industries. He spent the first eight years of his career as a consulting naval architect, as the owner's representative managing ship newbuilding; conversion; and docking projects worldwide.
We welcome companies placing individual students or groups on any of our publicly advertised distance learning courses, or for larger corporate groups we will deliver to your individual requirements, including instructor lead training, blended delivery solutions, customised assessments, flexible time-scales and dedicated support for learning and development managers.
An important opportunity for anyone wanting to understand how dry docking can be effectively managed
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