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Miorelli, J. "Site team management for construction of a large modern cruise ship," Marine Technology and News, 2003, 40:3 (July), 189-200

This paper addresses the typical functions and organization of a new  building department for any large cruise ship company, including the general corporate structure that encompasses the new building department. The role of the new building office and the relationship of this office to the shipyards,is explained. The paper focuses the majority of the information on the role and responsibilities of the owner's inspection team at the shipyard. The organization and the functions of the inspection team are provided along with the arrival schedules of the shipboard personnel. Typical inspection requirements and inspection workloads are presented. The paper illuminates the requirements of the site office leading up to and including delivery.