Innovation and new technology continue to shape the marine coatings market. A narrowing field of global coatings manufacturers offer new products while improving existing ones to meet customer demand. Ultimately, customer demand, along with environmental compliance pressures are all driving the marine coatings industry as ship owners, operators and shipyards alike seek better products.
Methods Benchmark Performance Sherwin-Williams subjected this innovative technology to a number of standard test methods to assess performance in the key areas of gloss and color retention. To evaluate the material’s durability in the face of exceptionally long lifecycle expectations, Q-TRAC testing was
of the largest producers of high-performance coatings for the marine and offshore industries, with two plants in the U.S., and licensee production in 11 key marine areas around the world.
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Keeping hulls and equipment ship shape, coatings play critical role in vessel efficiency, economy The advance of modern marine coatings and related technologies is not unlike other technical sectors of the maritime industry, primarily driven by emerging regulation from the international, national and
An old naval submariner once said there are really only two types of ships — submarines and targets. However when it comes to corrosion, all ships are targets. Corrosion is the natural predator of all steel that operates in salt water environments. The primary weapon used to protect steel on ocean
Sermatech International Inc. of Limerick, Pa., is offering a new free 12-page color brochure that describes corrosion, erosion, wear, sulfidation, and hot corrosion-resistant coatings and repair/restoration technologies. The advanced technology materials and services are used extensively in industry
lose 100,000 barrels in lost production at a cost of $40 to $50 per barrel. In a typical rig survey example, a UAS could capture visual images of key elements including cellar underdecks, emergency shutdown valve (ESDV) platforms, conductors and guides, caissons and jacket legs. Coverage of a cellar
Registering a growing market uncertainty toward the ability of new TBT-free antifouling to offer the same range of benefits as TBT-based antifouling, Jotun Marine Coatings is now advising shipowners and operators to seek the recommendations of coating manufacturers prior to applying TBT-free antifouling
Joseph Harrington of Ameron Protective Coatings, chairman of the National Paint & Coatings Association's Marine Coatings Committee, recently announced plans for the association's 23rd Annual Marine and Offshore Coatings Conference, scheduled for May 11-13 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Baltimore, Md.
The Company: Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings is a global provider of protective and marine coatings, offering a complete line of time-tested, high-performance coatings technologies to combat corrosion, protect assets, enhance personnel safety, and improve aesthetics. From more than 4,000
Maritime Organization (IMO).Herein lays the important question: how much fouling can be tolerated by deepwater vessels as compared to workboats? The key elements include hull efficiency, and the effort to reduce emissions, and the other is Invasive Aquatic Species (IAS).Deepwater ConcernsThe IMO has
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to keep track of. Beyond proximately 24-31% in costs related to prompt and ef? cient medical help in the this, local medical facilities will over- Turn Key Solutions ‘Ports of Call’ visits and another ~45% ports (in case of minor issues) and in price seafarer treatment simply because According to AP
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E EMISSION REDUCTION TECH FILES Schottel Propulsion for Emission-Free Push Boat The agreement between Wärtsilä and Norsepower will pro- mote the use of Rotor Sails & support sustainable shipping. Wärtsilä, Norsepower Sign Agreement The technology group Wärtsilä and Norsepower, a provider of low maintenance
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the peak installation months over summer, if multiple projects are planned over the same time,” he says. Conversely, ensuring vessel utilization is also key for owners, which is why Paterson expects WTIV vessels will need to work around the world in the various new markets, like Asia and the US. “Larger
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natu- economic investments with every Arctic Urgent requirement provider and operator of the U.S. polar ral resources there,” said Coast Guard nation in key strategic areas, such as oil The Coast Guard’s icebreaking ? eet capable ? eet but currently does not have Vice Commandant Adm. Robert Ray, and
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WORKBOATS SOUTHERN TOWING COMPANY The Southern Towing Company Pillars Every Southern Towing employee has a com- pany challenge coin (and the T-shirt!) embla- zoned with the company’s ‘pillars’. Ed Grimm describes what the pillars mean. • Success Through Commitment: “You have to be 100 percent; 100 percent