Hull Coating Degradation

“A ship scheduled for such surface preparation [blasting down to bare steel] – whatever coating system is being used – would normally be 10-15 years old. The blasting will change the hull condition from rough and possibly fouled, to smooth … Continue reading

Time for change –$70 billion at stake?

A major incentive to change is the high and rising cost of bunker fuel coupled with tight budgets required by many shipping companies in order to operate profitably, by navies and other government owned fleets where budget constraints are requiring … Continue reading