Shipyard Standards Program Development Guide
CDI MARINE CO PORTSMOUTH VA
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This report addresses the need for a Standards Program as a standard way of doing business. The need for standards is reviewed. Some examples of typical shipyard standards are discussed. The organizational requirements for a successful Standards Program are presented in some detail, including an example Standards Program Charter, and example position descriptions for key Standards Program functions. Other topics discussed include the organization and functions of the Standards Library. A list of suppliers from which copies of standards can be purchased is provided in an appendix. The need for CostBenefit analyses, methods for conducting them, and examples are included. Typical Standards Program Operating Procedures are included to assist shipyard managers in implementing a Standards Program that is tailored to their environment.
- Administration and Management
- Marine Engineering