The concept of drydocking very large tankers and bulk carriers at four-year intervals with no maintenance of the structure against corrosion, either above or below water, at any other time is examined, including - the economic reasons supporting this concept; painting techniques to obtain high-build coatings; different fouling problems encountered by large ships which spend very short times in port; and coating operations during shipbuilding.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transport and Technical Publications Limited

    161-166 Fleet Street
    London,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1969-10-31

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  • Accession Number: 00003126
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1974 12:00AM