Jon Bayley discusses the products, testing and performance requirements of coatings used for cryogenic spill protection.
Safinah Group’s Carl Barnes considers the evolution of antifouling technologies and how the latest solutions really perform.
Keith Hutchinson and Bruno Ravel discuss the potential hull / marine systems and coatings issues associated with exhaust gas scrubbers.
Carl Barnes details the need for protective coatings to maintain the integrity and value of LNG carriers throughout their trading lifetimes.
Safinah Group’s Keith Hutchinson and Andrew Scott of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency discuss the new SOLAS2020 Damage Stability Regulations for RO-PAX ships together with possible future developments in the May 2020 issue of The Naval Architect magazine.
The rapid adoption of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) as the ‘transitory’ marine bunker fuel of choice has prompted the recent emergence of LNG Bunker Vessels (LBV) to service this demand. As a new and complex ship type with specific and unique operational and design issues, there can obviously be difficulties in specifying and hence developing optimal and safe LBV designs.