Advanced Master

Overview of the Ship Design and Building Process

Hours: 8


  • Tendering.
  • Ship Design Spiral.
  • Application of Regulatory Framework to Design.
  • Shipbuilding Process.
  • Inspection and Test Plan.
  • Commissioning.
  • Meeting the Owner’s expectations.

Aims and intended learning outcomes

  • Develop a high level understanding of how the design spiral is applied in practice.
  • Understanding the importance of technical specification and basic design development specifically with ensuring compliance with the rules and regulations referenced in the specification.
  • Overview of the commissioning, inspection and test plan for a ship newbuilding to indicate compliance with the rules and regulations.
  • Understand what happens at deliver of a vessel with regard to ownership.

Recommended textbooks

To be Determined.