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Arbitrary Maintenance Increases Equipment Failure

By Kenneth Shakesby 2016-09-16 20:42:14

Traditional ship and MODU maintenance practices are centered around scheduled, time-directed maintenance tasks, based on the common belief that the more the equipment is maintained, the more its reliability, availability and lifespan will improve. ‚ÄčThis assumption is not correct, and it is time to reconsider how we maintain...

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Sixty-Eight Percent of Vessel Failures Can be Avoided

By Kenneth Shakesby 2016-07-31 19:40:10

How can we further improve safe operability and maintainability in shipping and mobile offshore drilling units (MODUs)? Traditional ship and MODU maintenance practices are centered around scheduled/time directed maintenance tasks in the most part with a common belief that the...

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