Marine Coatings Technology Course
The course covers the fundamental issues that are specific to marine coatings. After a description of the most common types of ships, the course describes the corrosion types affecting the ships’ areas, the types of coatings and linings that are effective in the marine environment, the shipbuilding process, the surface preparation, application and inspection techniques, the IMO PSPC for Ballast Tanks, Cargo Tanks and Voids, as well as in service survey and inspection, inspection records and procedures. Classroom instruction is comprised of lectures and discussions.
- Describe the types and uses of protective coatings, their application, and associated quality control on vessels
- Recognize salient safety issues associated with performing inspection in marine industry
- Identify and use instruments mainly used in marine coating inspection
- Recognize various IMO Resolutions related to protective coatings (PSPC for ballast tanks, cargo tanks and voids, antifouling, etc.)
Course completion and end of course exam
Successful completion of the course is required to earn a certificate of course completion. Requirements are specific to each course and may include a combination of attendance, daily assessments, activities, quizzes, or knowledge checks.
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