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Lay-Up Services

BSM’s Lay-up Services have been specifically designed to support customers where continued operation of the vessel is deemed uneconomical.

From its ten Ship Management Centres around the world, BSM is able to manage the lay-up process, performing duties such as location selection, declaration for shareholders, ship inspections and assistance with planning for reduced manning or transfer to a cold lay-up.

Our experts are able to advise owners on the lay-up options available and procedures that need to be followed, whether warm or cold lay-up, with the objective being to ensure that the vessel remains secure and well preserved during the idle period whilst reducing ship owners’ costs.

Contact Details

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (British Isles)
Dorchester House, Belmont Hill
Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 4RE
British Isles

Phone: +44-1624-631800
Fax: +44-1624-626-020

Jonathan Crispe

Jonathan Crispe

Corporate Expert – Technical
Jonathan Crispe

Jonathan Crispe

Corporate Expert – Technical

Following a seagoing career with BP Shipping and then Dorchester Maritime, Jonathan Crispe joined BSM Bermuda in 1989 as Technical Superintendent, before transferring to BSM British Isles in 1991. In 2000 he was promoted to Technical Manager, responsible for a fleet of mainly gas and product/chemical carriers. Additional projects included specification development for new buildings, contract negotiations and plan approvals, together with life extension of LNG, LPG, chemical, product and crude carriers. In 2005 he became Operations Manager, and in 2008 Technical Director for a fleet consisting mainly of LNG carriers. In 2012 he was promoted to Corporate Expert – Technical with his main responsibilities being the oversight of technical aspects of ship management, the development of BSM’s in-house Planned Maintenance System, business development and newbuilding project support.