Let´s face it; dry docking is an expensive process which requires systematic and efficient planning and cost estimation to minimize overhead costs along with another unnecessary spending.
Box coolers are the great uncertainty when going to dock with your ship. Is it leakage? Is it corrosion in the flange? Is it damage to the pipes? Every ship inspector knows the cost of large improvement of box coolers. Don´t be surprised!
When choosing the right shipyard for classing, repair or conversion there are some critical factors on which you will base your decision. Here is an overview of what I recommend you should consider before selecting the right shipyard.
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