A Guide to Ship Repair Estimates in Man HoursBy
- Don Butler
- Don Butler
Marine Engineering - Hybrid professional and student profile among customers. Student market is small - 5,000 total, 1% of total engineering student market. The professional market is 30,000 strong, ($2,400,000 market size) 5% of engineering professional market.Thousands of shipping companies in the UK and more abroad. Each one has a superintendent - from a single-handed office to large teams.
Published: August 2000
Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann
'This is an invaluable and rare little reference book written for those involved with costing shiprepairs. It is rare forproviding an independent maens by which repairs can be estimated without resorting to tariff rates published by individual shipyards. Invaluable because it is a very practical book containing only information necessary to fulfil the objective of obtaining a useful estimate....The format is simple. Information of the repairs is stated briefly. A table is then provided of the estimated manhours required for a particular job....This book will be a valuable tool for those involved with shiprepair. Those who would benefit in particular are superintendents and ship repair yards.' Marine Engineers Review, March 2002 'By referencing man hours rather than monetary value, the book is universally applicable and will be of extended long-term relevance. It will assist technical superintendents in compiling repair specifications with a pricing strategy, so they can build up costings for their planned repair periods...The author provides estimates for all situations which may arise, enabling the repair superintendent to anticipate costs and therefore to prepare an accurate repair specification well in advance to be issued to the repairer.' Maritime Journal, Feb. 2002