This book gives practical examples of the basics of marine corrosion protection.
It illustrates the various types of corrosion and their causes and describes the methods of surface preparation and coating. In addition, it provides pointers for the identification of colour film defects and for preventing fouling on the vessel, based on internationally applicable standards and laws. A large number of illustrations show the current standards in the field of marine corrosion protection.
The reference book is aimed at trainee shipping mechanics, officers, inspectors of shipping companies and all those who want to learn more about corrosion protection in metal construction.
The author is a coating inspector (FROSIO Level III) and has extensive experience in corrosion protection, from shipbuilding to ship repair both in the dock and onboard maintenance.