Describes in considerable detail the in-water capability to clean, paint and survey large bulk carriers and VLCC's permitting them to achieve their optimum operating period with minimum loss of trading time and at less cost. Reviews the various hull cleaning methods being used, anti-fouling coatings and their application and performance as well as techniques used to perform underwater hull and survey inspections. Provides the criteria for selecting the proper geographical location for wet drydocking and describes the facilities of two such locations in the Canary Island and Capetown.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Intec Press Limited

    3 Station Parade
    Whyteleafe, Surrey,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1975-4

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  • Accession Number: 00099062
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Intec Press Limited
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1975 12:00AM