Coatings & Corrosion
As February is our traditional cruise shipping edition, naturally we’ve selected a fishing boat and two crabs for the cover. But as many of you may already know,
The largest brig to be built in the U.K. in a century sailed into in a Greenock dry dock yesterday for general maintenance and essential winter repairs.
A joint industry project (JIP) has been launched between Swagelining Limited, Saudi Aramco and The Welding Institute (TWI) to conduct investigations into the use
Jotun Marine Coatings said Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) will apply Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) on a number of new and existing vessels.
With almost 500 vessels,
Hempel has opened its first factory in Africa, its 26th worldwide, to manufacture coatings for the marine as well as decorative and protective industries to serve customers in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Josh Harris and Casey McManus, a pair of 31-year-olds who respectively own and run the fishing boat Cornelia Marie – made famous on the Discovery Channel’s cable
With submarine pipelines increasing in diameter and extending into deeper waters and more challenging environments, design requirements for concrete weight coating do often not meet current needs.
Coming in the Maritime Reporter & Engineering News February 2015 edition:
Boat owner Josh Harris and captain Casey McManus, leaders of the commercial crab fishing
Pettit Marine Paint has announced the addition of Margo Hunt to its management team. In her new role as Marketing and Sales Support Manager, Hunt will be responsible
Damen Shipyards Group will launch a composite Fast Crew Supplier 1605 to the market in February. Built at Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey, the group’s specialist composite yard,
ClassNK has issued approval for Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation’s newly developed corrosion resistant steel (NSGP-2) for use on the upper deck and/or
Intertek has invested $1.8m expanding its center of excellence for corrosion testing services to meet growing demand for asset life extension solutions in the oil and gas industry.
Danish-based coating supplier Hempel announced a binding agreement today to acquire Jones-Blair Company. The transaction is expected to close in early March 2015, subject to regulatory approval.
Bayonne Drydock kicked off last year with the repair and drydocking of the U.S. Navy Ship, Pomeroy followed by the successful drydocking and repairs of the USNS Watkins.
The bow area of the underwater hull of Royal Research Ship James Clark Ross was coated with Ecospeed. The ship is one of two ice-strengthened research vessels operated
Oxford Instruments has introduced a new tool for coating thickness measurement and materials analysis.This new model, the MAXXI 6, is based on X-ray fluorescence technology.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has developed and commercialized an onboard test kit called the “Fe-asy Checker 26,” which enables crewmembers to analyze total iron content in scavenging drain oil safely,
Jee Limited’s Paul Otway, winner of Subsea UK Young Emerging Talent award 2013, discusses best practice for the management of pipeline integrity by pigging at Subsea Expo 2015.
UV AML Oceanographic released the sister product to UV Xchange, Cabled UV, which aims to bring UV biofouling control to an even wider array of applications and devices.
The Mark 2 Tritex Multigauge 3000 Underwater Thickness Gauge, from U.K.-based Tritex NDT Ltd., uses multiple echo to completely ignore coatings up to 20mm thick,