Tank Coatings: An Often Forgotten Subject 

24 December 2019|Captains, CCS News, In the media, New Build, Paint Facts, Refit|

Tank Coatings: An Often Forgotten Subject  Tank coatings A gleaming superyacht is an impressive thing, easily admired for its gorgeous exterior lines and sumptuous interior. But behind all the polish and beauty is a whole other, equally extraordinary, world of remarkable technical spaces, ranging from the engine room and generator spaces to storage areas and liquid tanks. As their name [...]

A guide to superyacht tank coatings – Part 2

16 January 2015|Captains, Paint Facts, Refit, Yards|

This is the final and last part in a two part series about superyacht tank coatings. Click here for part 1. SPECIFICATIONS AND PROCEDURES When coating types have been specified and related stipulations are assessed the next step will be the preparation of a specification. A specification comprises the elements which are necessary to describe the result aimed at. All of the considerations that [...]

A guide to superyacht tank coatings – Part 1

6 November 2014|Captains, Paint Facts, Refit, Yards|

Approximately 10 years ago Joop Ellenbroek published several articles in Superyacht Report about tank coatings in superyachts – an “often forgotten subject’ in our industry. Although some shipyards have significantly increased their attention to tank linings since then, we still regularly encounter tanks with serious coating problems, even after relatively short periods in service. This article will pinpoint [...]

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