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Coatings & Corrosion

New Coating Dispensing System

(Photo: Sulzer Mixpac USA, Inc.)

Sulzer Mixpac USA, Inc. has launched MIXPAC MixCoat Manual, a new member of its cartridge-based two-component dispensing system line. The lightweight MixCoat Manual protective coating dispensing system features a unique brush assembly on a manual dispenser, which increases stripe coating productivity and speed, the manufacturer said.

COSCO: 10 Vessels with Hans Jensen Lubrication System

Photo: Hans Jensen

One of the world’s biggest shipping companies, China COSCO Shipping Group, has placed an order for 10 large ore carriers from China State Shipbuilding Corporation. COSCO specified the order to include the cylinder lubrication system ‘HJ Lubtronic SIP’ from Hans Jensen Lubricators A/S, as it enables

Shell Marine Launches New Cylinder Oil

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Shell Marine has launched a new two-stroke engine cylinder oil, Shell Alexia 140, now available from the ports of Rotterdam, Bremerhaven, Hamburg, Antwerp, Tanjung Pelepas, Busan and Salalah.   The launch follows receipt of a No Objection Letter (NOL) for commercial use of Shell Alexia 140 from MAN

AkzoNobel Cargo Tank Coating Wins Innovation Awards

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AkzoNobel said it scooped two honors at the recent ICIS Innovation Awards for the Interline 9001 ultra-performance cargo tank coating supplied through its International brand.   As well as being awarded with the overall Innovation Award, Interline 9001 also received the Best Product Innovation Award from ICIS,

OTI Installs Thordon's Largest TG100 Seal

Photo: Thordon Bearings

Offshore Towing Inc (OTI) has completed the refurbishment of its 1974-built 9000hp-class tug Zion Falgout at the Conrad Deepwater shipyard, in Morgan City, La. The milestone project involved the retrofitting of TG100 seals in what marks OTI’s first mechanical shaft seal installation and the largest

Biral Launches Marine BTD-350 Instrument

Meteorological equipment specialists Biral is set to introduce its new BTD-350 thunderstorm detector at the Meteorological Technology World Expo this October. (Photo: Biral)

Meteorological equipment specialists Biral is set to introduce its new BTD-350 thunderstorm detector at the Meteorological Technology World Expo this October.   With its rugged design for marine applications, the BTD-350 Thunderstorm Detector, following the current BTD-300, is a standalone sensor

ACO Marine Unviels Next Generation Grease Separation Systems

ACO Lipatomat  (Photo: ACO Marine)

ACO Marine has begun marketing its next-generation Lipator and Lipatomat grease separators, following the successful development of a new pneumatic valve and the standardization of component parts. The range of treatment capacities has been increased, with the new stainless-steel Lipator and Lipatomat

Portable Marine Fire Pump

Photo: Australian Pump Industries

A new lightweight portable fire pump designed specifically for salt water applications has been released by Australian Pump Industries. Called the ‘Sea Skipper’ QP205SED, the new pump is diesel powered and self-primes from depths of 7.6m. Aussie’s Sea Skipper has evolved from the Fire Chief, claimed

Case Study: Fishing Vessel Corrosion Protection

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M/S Endre Dyrøy: Corrosion protection and reduction of maintenance costs   Location: Valen, Knarrevik Local environment: Fishing vessel Date: December 28-29, 2016 Condition: Light rain and wind (8.9 m /s) Total coatings: 30 points (two teams at each point) Substance type: Flanges, couplings, panels, etc.

VOSSRing Certified for Marine and Gas Applications

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In combination with the VOSSRing preassembly studs, VOSSRing also meets the demands placed on assembly reliability and leak prevention, as confirmed by a series of certifications such as the recent permit for gas applications. The cutting ring had already been granted certificates for the marine and