Analysis: Maintenance does not always pay

Maintenance does not necessarily bring reduced ship costs during the year, according to a new analysis by Boston Consulting.

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Thorough maintenance always pays off... or does it? A new study performed by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) shows that the common perception of ship maintenance is not necessarily true all the time.

BCG has studied the connection between maintenance costs and expenses related to dry dock stays, and between maintenance costs and vetting deficiencies. The study was performed with data from 2013 and for tankers only.

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