Ishima Deploys experienced Teams for Independently assessing Shipyards Building facilities/Capabilities ensuring expected Quality levels met and Capital Investment is safeguarded;
Assistance in selecting the most appropriate yard for any project as in accordance with Principals objectives.
DESIGN & BUILDING SPECIFICATION APPRAISAL
Latest Designs for each ship type are evaluated and scrutinized in terms of technical Performance;
Competitive advantages and added value over vessels’ of similar design are identified following comparison with update designs;
Outline/Detailed Spec review and technical comments submission.
TECHNICAL NEGOTIATIONS, SB CONTRACT REVIEW
Ensuring improvements in the vessel’s technical equipment, systems and arrangements
Ensuring Highest Construction standards/procedures are applied during construction
Ensuring Owners Technical & Operations requirements are met in most cost-efficient way
Ensuring latest Vetting Requirements and coming regulatory upgrades are applied
ASSISTANCE IN MAKER SELECTION
Maker List review and ensuring incorporation of all possible upgrades leading to trouble free operation and increased added value for vessels ensuring
Accumulated & Up-to date Experience with European & Asian Vendors and their designs, Quality standards & Pricing Structure
Assisting with Maker selection Negotiations ensuring Outmost Owners benefits
Post-Shipbuilding Contract Services
AUDIT OF SHIPYARDS / SUBCONTRACTOR FACILITIES
Project Initial Audits carried out in all nominated Subcontractors & relevant reports prepared;
Stringent Screening & Extensive Internal Rating system for all Hull, Coating & Outfitting Subcontractors.
DESIGN / DRAWING APPRAISAL
Optimization of Preliminary Ship Design
Plans, design drawings and maker’s instruction books will be analyzed to guarantee suitability with contractual plans and specifications and compliance with flag/class rules;
Meticulous attention to Vetting Requirements and future Legislation coming in force.
On-Site team is directly involved in Drawing approval and meetings with yard thus being very familiar with the history of each comment and ensuring all are applied during construction;
Critical areas for construction and through-life maintenance are identified, in order to incorporate the very highest standards of safety, quality and reliability, Focusing on Operational Design Improvement and Trouble free Operation;
Well organized Electronic database of all PCF forms and relevant supporting documentation is filled for any future use;
Tight budgetary control of Extra/Credit items through in-house extensive comparative list.
ON-SITE SUPERVISION & CONSULTANCY
Assignment of Site Manager and/or Project Manager in coordination with Owners;
Formation of a small but highly effective team Site Team based on actual Inspection distribution for efficient and cost effective supervision drawing from our own ISHIMA Manpower pool;
Audit of subcontractor or facilities & Continuous Assessment of contractor’s quality control at works;
On-Site Approval Of Production/Detailed drawings and Arrangements;
Participation in Pre-Major Key event meetings in Line with our Construction agendas;
Participation in technical meetings and Co‐ordination with Classification and Regulatory Bodies;
Continuous assessment of Construction progress through weekly/Monthly detailed reporting to ensure construction schedules are maintained and delivery dates met;
Review of N.D.E. Plans & Procedures and examination of all Welding Related documentation, supervision of all Welding operations;
Supervision of F.A.T. for all Equipment & Machinery, Hull / Hull Outfitting Inspections, Surface Preparation and Coating System Inspections;
Comprehensive Weekly and Monthly Progress Reporting including Hull, Hull Outfitting, Coating, Machinery, Machinery Outfitting, Electrical daily inspections, Shop Test/FAT reports and issued NCR’s, with supporting photographic material;
Attendance in Inclining Experiment and Deadweight Measurement, Mooring/Dock and Sea Trials as well as commissioning of all ships systems;
Attendance to onboard systems commissioning’s & Sea Trials;
Evaluating variation in Specifications and negotiating extra credit/cost items;
Crew familiarization through Extensive Crew Demonstration List compiled with Crew & S/Y ensuring that Crew is familiar with all equipment on-board;
Coordinating of all Delivery pre-arrangements as required;
Control of ship documentation ,certification and final Drawings on Board in Good order;
Delivery acceptance of vessel.
GUARANTEE CLAIM MANAGEMENT
Technical assistance on handling of claims during vessel’s guarantee period;
Coordination of ship-owner, vessel & shipyard technical communication;
Continuous monitoring & follow up of each vessel claims during guarantee period;
Technical Consultancy on claims handling based on previous sister vessels experience;
Full technical and commercial advise to ship-owner at the end of guarantee period;
Direct meetings with East Asia Makers ensures vessels minimum downtime.