Live Webinar: Retrofitting challenges - Technical and contractual perspectives

  • Date: 17/12/2021
Live Webinar: Retrofitting challenges - Technical and contractual perspectives

Ship retrofitting projects often introduce a number of technical and contractual challenges. There are usually multiple stakeholders involved, and the complexities can be enormous. A vessel’s future performance and safe operations depend on important decisions being made throughout the retrofitting process.

Our recent claims experience concerning the retrofitting of ballast water management systems and scrubbers has taught us how complex these projects can be, and with decarbonisation ever closer on the horizon, the industry will see the introduction of new build ships and retrofits incorporating new fuel types and energy abatement technologies.

Join us while we discuss the challenges, lessons learnt and good practices focussing on the following key areas:

  • Design risk
  • Shipyard selection, workmanship standards and sub-contracting
  • Modifications during the project
  • Sea trials, equipment trials
  • Warranty periods and defects following expiration of the warranty
  • Role of classification societies and certification
  • Delays, price escalation, payments, defaults and refund guarantees

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