Coatings & Corrosion

Bayonne Drydock Logs Successful '14

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.

Ice-strengthened Ship Gets Ecospeed Protection

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

New Coating Thickness Measurement Tool

  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.

MOL Develops ‘Fe-asy Checker 26’ Onboard Test Kit

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 to Present at Subsea Expo

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.

AML Delivers Cabled UV Biofouling Control

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.

Tritex Underwater Metal Thickness Gauge

  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,

Sea Hawk Paints Names Detmer as COO

Mike Detmer has been appointed to the position of chief operating officer at New Nautical Coatings, Inc.    Based at the company’s headquarters in Clearwater, Fla.

Hempel: Born in Maritime

As Hempel approaches its 100th anniversary in 2015, Christian Ottosen, Group Marine Marketing Director, offers insights on the company’s initiatives and drivers.

Hempel Launches AvantGuard Primers

Hempel launched HEMPADUR AvantGuard, a portfolio of three new anticorrosive zinc primers designed for C4 and C5 corrosive conditions. Based on new patented AvantGuard technology,

Maritime Reporter @ 75: The Daily Cartoon

 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley (1905-1980) in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry,

Gatto Industrial Starts Electroplating in North America

  Gatto Industrial Platers, Inc. has launched its new Large Parts Zinc Electroplating Line, capable of plating parts up to 27 feet long and weighing up to 8,000 pounds.

Teekay Tankers to Acquire 5 Tankers

   Teekay Tankers Ltd. announced that it will acquire four coated Aframax tankers and one uncoated Aframax tanker for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $230 million.

Crewman Overboard Near Texas

Authorities searching for an overboard sailor 10 miles off Sabine Pass, Texas   The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and the crew of a nearby ship are searching for a

Hempel Acquires Schaepman

Hempel has acquired Schaepman’s Lakfabrieken B.V, a Dutch supplier of specialized industrial, protective and decorative coatings. The acquisition is part of Hempel’s five-year growth strategy.

Fuel Tank Thermal Insulation Introduced

SPS Overlay has been used on three tankers to provide thermal insulation boundaries between two Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) tanks to successfully convert one of them into a Marine Gas Oil (MGO) tank.

New Antifouling Products from Hempel

Building on the GLOBIC and DYNAMIC range of antifouling systems, marine coatings manufacturer Hempel launched two new antifouling products for drydockings and newbuildings.

Parker Kittiwake Appoints Market Development Manager

Appointment announced as Parker Hannifin confirms official sub-brand status    Parker Kittiwake, the global provider of asset control and protection technology,

LUX Assure Appoints Rankin for CoMic

LUX Assure appointed Scott Rankin as its technical expert for the company’s chemical monitoring technology, CoMic. Rankin joined LUX Assure a year ago and has

DNV GL Tackles Aging Wells with New JIP

The global oil and gas industry is now facing the reality that many of its on- and offshore wells are being used beyond the original lifespan, presenting uncertainty around the integrity,

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