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A Practical Guide To Yard Delivery Of New Ship

Almost every maritime professional working in the industry has to go through the yard delivery process of a new ship at least once in his/her professional life.

As the event of taking over a new ship is rare and the shipping companies tend to send only the best of its crew for the process, there is often some confusion among seafarers as to how the process is to be carried out and what are its various aspects. Needless to say, being a maritime professional, it is important that you are aware of the yard deliver process.

If you have every wondered how a new ship is brought into service, what certifications and documents are required, and what should be ensured before the ship touches waters, then look no further. This guide is just for you.

“The Practical Guide To Yard Deliver of New Ship” offers a detailed explanation on a subject which has never been discussed or explained before in the industry. This eBook describes from start till the end, as to how a new ship is brought into service after going through a series of rigorous surveys, checks and trials.

The eBook covers – detailed procedure for ship yard deliver, communication with the shipyard, information on contract and legalities, safety in shipyard, role of take over crew, list of surveys and certificates required, sea trails, taking over procedure, checks in maiden voyage etc.

What do we cover in these eBooks?

  • Introduction to shipbuilding process
  • Important aspects of the contract
  • Essential legalities involved
  • Insurance and taxation rules
  • Selection of classification society
  • Selection of flag states
  • Arrangement of take over crew
  • Responsibility of ship manager
  • Responsibility of take over crew
  • Important checks to make onboard
  • Surveys and certifications required
  • Documentation and report planning
  • Preparation of sea trails
  • Different tests in sea trails
  • Checks in sea trials
  • Handing over of ship
  • Preparation of maiden voyage
  • Checks during voyage

The eBook Answers Some of the Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What are the main ship building processes?
  • What is the importance of ship building contract and what must be included in it?
  • What are the responsibilities of owner/ship manager?
  • What points to consider while selecting flag state, classification society and take over crew?
  • What are the responsibilities and duties of the take over crew for both engine and deck departments?
  • What important checks to be made by the take over crew?
  • What important certifications, surveys, documentation, reports and plans are necessary for the ship building process?
  • How to prepare for sea trial and different tests involved with the same?
  • What important checks should be made during sea trials?
  • How to carry out handing over process of the new ship?
  • How to prepare for the maiden voyage and different checks to make during the same?

Chapters in Detail

Chapter 1 – Introduction

  • Birth of a ship
  • Different stages of ship building process
  • Factors that help in selecting a shipyard

Chapter 2 – The Contract

  • Plans, Drawings and Specifications
  • Classification, regulation and registration
  • Warranties and limitations
  • Extras, additional services and alteration
  • Insurance and taxes
  • Completion date and payment

Chapter 3 – Responsibility of Owner / Ship Manager

  • Selection of flag state
  • Selection of classification society
  • Selection of take over crew
  • Arrangement of surveys

Chapter 4 -Responsibility of Take Over Crew

  • Responsibility of crew before joining yard
  • Responsibility of crew in shipyard
  • Duties of deck officer
  • Duties of engineer officer
  • Important checks of seafarer takeover team

Chapter 5 – Surveys, Certifications And Requirements

  • Importance of surveys
  • Certifications
  • Documentation, reports and plans
  • Certificates and documents for manning

Chapter 6 – Sea Trials

  • Importance of sea trials
  • Different tests in sea trials
  • Sea trails preparation
  • Checks during sea trials

Chapter 7 – Handing over and first voyage

  • Handing over
  • Preparation for maiden viyage
  • Checks during the voyage


Bonus 1: A Guide to Financial Planning For Seafarers

  • Future planning for seafarers
  • What happens to the money seafarers earn
  • Resolution and Philosophy of savings and investment
  • Compulsories and Mandatories
  • Savings and Investments
  • Investments in Companies
  • Mutual funds
  • Direct stock vs Equity mutual funds
  • Golden rules of investing
  • Life plan
  • Financial advice for Seniors
  • How to select funds
  • Keeping track of investments
  • Financial freedom
  • FAQ

Bonus 2: A Guide to Hull Painting of Ships

  • Costing
  • Hull Roughness
  • Types of Paints
  • Surface Preparation
  • Paint Application
  • Paint Thickness
  • Drying/ Curing of Paints
  • Paint Inspection
  • How Not To Paint Ship’s Hull
  • Paperwork

Bonus 3: A Complete Guide to Travel Safety For Seafarers

  • How seafarers should do travel planning
  • Assessing the travel risk
  • Passport and IDs – Do’s and Don’ts
  • Currency and Credit Cards – Do’s and Don’ts
  • Important Emergency Information
  • Tackling Emergency situation
  • Tips for booking hotels
  • General precautions
  • Miscelleneous travel tips
  • Resources

Bonus 4: 19 Essential Checklists


  • Equipment Test Checklists (12 nos.)
  • Ship Safety Tests
  • General Housekeeping Checklist
  • Staging and Scaffolding Checklist
  • Control and Monitoring of Permissions
  • General Information and Declaration
  • Safety Information Checklist
  • General Shipyard Safety Checklist

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