In this era of specialization and technology, it is very difficult to find an organization with the knowledge and ability to maintain and repair the variety of equipment found in today's marine environment. All too often, a problem with equipment must first be categorized as mechanical, electrical, control, etc., and then appropriate specialists must be assigned and coordinated. Such activity tends to drive up maintenance and repair costs.
Lightship stands apart from this situation. The Lightship Marine Engineer is able to identify and resolve many maintenance or repair problems encountered with limited resources, fulfilling the requirements of the independent nature of shipboard operations, coupled with minimal manning that competitive merchant marine operations demand.
Lightship's engineers and technical services personnel are uniquely qualified to provide support in the following: