Operating a ship takes a great deal of resources, knowledge and expertise. There are cargoes to find, regulations to meet, maintenance schedules to consider, crew to employ and a whole host of other jobs that collectively constitute ship operating. Find out more another these operations in the life cycle of a ship section. Ship Managers, as an umbrella sector of the industry, take on some or all of those operational activities, leaving a ship owner free to pursue other business aims, for example expanding the business. Whether a ship owner gives the ship management tasks to a separate division within his/her company, or outsources the job to a third party ship manager, the services provided will cover the same operational needs. Activities that a ship manager could cover include repair and maintenance, arranging dry dockings, audit planning, monitoring of flag state Compliance, financial accounting, crew management, ship financing, newbuilding contracting and supervision, chartering, contracting, insurance, and claims handling.
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