June 2018 Luncheon

Maturity in Marine and Offshore

Sameer G Kalghatgi

EAM Technical Advisor, ABS Advanced Solutions

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 
11:30 AM  - 1:30 PM

Westchase Marriott Hotel
2900 Briarpark Dr.
Houston, TX 77042
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Maintenance maturity is quickly becoming a high priority in the Marine and Offshore world. Many companies are now assessing where they are on the maintenance maturity continuum, i.e.  Reactive, Planned, Predictive or Enterprise (Optimized). This is assessed by evaluating the Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) that includes the organizational readiness, reliability strategy, lifecycle strategy, asset management platforms, culture of sustained continuous improvement and business processes like work management, performance optimization, inventory management and  program enhancement for  asset management.  

The assessment and subsequent gap analysis with respect to industry best practices on EAM, lead to development of a tactical improvement plan. This results in moving the organization towards a streamlined Reliability Centered Maintenance approach we call Reliability Based Maintenance using Data Driven Decisions to move from base Preventive Maintenance to Condition / Predictive Based maintenance with various technologies and techniques.

Moving the organization on the maintenance maturity helps improve reliability and efficiencies across the organization leading to improvements in in safety, right-sizing inventory, reducing costs, enhancing reliability, maintainability and availability.

Speaker Biography:

Sameer G Kalghatgi

Sameer Kalghatgi is a 25-year veteran of the marine and offshore industries, who has worked on various projects in Operations and Technology teams, experienced in the complete data lifecycle from data capture, collection, processing, analysis, visualization, trending and generating actionable business intelligence.

Sameer is currently the EAM Technical Advisor and works in the ABS Advanced Solutions at the company’s world headquarters in Houston, Texas, where he is responsible for guiding ABS Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) program and related services.

Before joining ABS Advanced Solutions, Sameer has worked in ABS Technology, on leading and managing team on rules and standards, predictive maintenance strategy development projects and asset integrity. He has worked on developing new products and services in structural integrity management, regulatory compliance, providing industry guidance in structural integrity management, risk based inspections, condition data analytics, and related software development. Sameer joined ABS as a Surveyor and has experience in new construction, surveys after construction, offshore installation and commissioning in India, Thailand, Vietnam, China and UAE. Prior to joining ABS, Sameer has worked as a Naval Architect at Mazagon Docks shipyard in Mumbai, India.

Sameer has a Master’s degree in Marine Technology (Offshore) from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK and a Bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India.

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SNAME Luncheon, Dec., 2013, "RPSEA Program and Continued Dry Tree Evolution"

SNAME Luncheon, Oct., 2013, "Offshore safety philosophy and design principles"

SNAME Luncheon, Apr., 2012, "Re-discovering the Classic Spar" 

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Selected past presentations are available in Public Downloads.  Summaries from Past 2011 Luncheons and Past 2010 Luncheons are avaiiable.

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