This new publication is a comprehensive guide to best practice when placing a ship into lay-up and is an essential aid for ship owners/managers considering ship lay-up.
Fully illustrated, with numerous real-world examples, this guide explains why a ship is placed into lay-up and the types of lay-up, as well as providing the reader with information on appraisal, planning, procedures at the lay-up site and reactivation. The publication also contains a chapter detailing lay-up locations across the world.
The Ship Lay-Up Guide is supplemented by a 100 page Record of Lay-Up, a practical workbook covering all stages of lay-up, including:
– planning and preparation
– passage to the lay-up location
– arrival checklists
– during lay-up (including periodic maintenance and lay-up records)