This chapter gives details on Ship management , type of management, organisation in general, safe, efficient management of ships, Technical activities. Crew management, Operations in relation to ship management.
Master’s , Chief Engineers roles and responsibilities are explained in detail which will be useful for shipping agents to deal in critical situation.
Laytime calculation will be useful for all concerned in vessel operation and chartering.
Ships design, less labour intensive, designed for more efficient operation with small crews, assessing work load, reduction in numbers and change in offier rating is explained.
Relationship between operations and ship management, operational tasks related to ship management, voyage schedule, appointment of agents and stevedores, loading and discharging arrangements, bunker or fule arrangements, voyage instructions, costs and cost control methods are detailed in this chapter.
In general how to manage a ship efficiently, safely are explained . Insurance, claims matter related to shipmanagement are also given in a nutshell.