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Refit & New Build Management

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At Wilson Ship Management we have experience of project managing new build and refits of ships of all sizes. With offices in Europe and USA our staff are always on hand and can work on a permanent or consultancy basis.

Advise on potential shipyards

Our team will find the most suitable shipyards in the world to carry out work on your ship – and that means selecting which should tender for the work, conducting appraisals of bids and finding a cost-effective solution.

Plan, negotiate contracts and schedules

Any major project, be it a new build or a refit, needs careful planning to ensure it is completed on time and within budget. We have good relationships with all major repair yards and can help with setting the specification for your project and negotiating contracts and schedules with shipyards.?

Supervise and control works

We will visit your vessel as often as you desire – providing a true independent eye on the work being carried out, looking out for the best interests of the Owner at all times and ensuring good value for money and the highest standard or work.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sizes of ships do you manage?

WYM Group is proud to manage a wide range of ships – including commercial vessels, small passenger ships, survey ships, special purpose and cargo ships.

Our current fleet currently contains 7,000 GRT passenger ships as well as a host of privately-registered superyachts.

What are the key services you provide?

All services are of importance but of course, regulation and compliance with laws and regulations, and safety and security are key for all of our ship management clients.

Key to this is the recruitment of highly-trained crews, and throughout our many years of managing vessels at sea, we have an exceptional safety record.

Accounting, budgeting and cost control is another area in which we help many ships operate to maximum efficiency and commercial performance.

We hold Documents of Compliance for major flag states and will ensure your ship always meets the ever-changing regulations.

In which locations are you able to provide Ship Management support?

Wilson Ship Management can support vessels anywhere in the world and our team have been involved in a wide variety of ships schedules and itineraries worldwide, as well as the usual cruising grounds of the Mediterranean, Caribbean and USA.

Ships we manage can regularly be found in the Far East, Australia, the North and South Pacific, Canada, Alaska, India, the Indian Ocean, Alaska, North and South America and across Europe.

What happens should a ships need emergency support?

As the ships DPA WSM provide 24/7 crisis support as part of our ISM and ISPS service, coordinating the response to any emergency situation.

Do you offer support with the maintenance of ships?

Yes, this is a key service for many clients of Wilson Ship Management. We will find the best and most suitable shipyards to work on your ship. Our team are able to oversee regular condition inspections to ensure any required maintenance and repairs are planned in advance and carried out at convenient times, keeping disruption to business operations at a minimum, with works carried out at shipyards we have excellent relationships with and know offer excellent service and value.

What procedures are in place to ensure quality recruitment of crews?

We are highly experienced in this area and ensure that correctly qualified and medically fit crews are recruited to be able to carry out the duties they are selected for.

We can arrange for medical examinations where required and provide advice on the suitability of crew in relation to the certificates they have and courses they have attended.

We can also recommend providers of reference and security checks if required.

Our team can recruit for cargo and offshore vessel operators and ship owners.

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