Marine Coatings Case studies
A selection of Case Studies from projects undertaken worldwide which demonstrate the wide ranging expertise of our marine coating consultants.
Safinah’s role was to survey the cargo tank coatings and take appropriate paint flake samples for analysis by computerised optical microscopy.
We were commissioned to develop a method to assess the technical merit of bids from rival paint companies after the owner of a Northern European fleet put it’s coating contract out to tender.
Safinah provided reports and expert opinion in a case where a vessel was left static for a number of months in high fouling challenge waters.
This project involved a vessel that had extensive detachment of the underwater hull coatings.
An investigation into blistering of the cargo tank coatings on a number of vessels to determine the root cause of the blistering.
Safinah was engaged by a multi-national electronics company to assist in identifying suitable entry level market niches for a disruptive technology product to prevent fouling on marine structures.
Safinah was engaged by a major defence contractor to develop a common coating approach and solutions for coating issues associated with the largest warships to be built in the UK for many years.
Safinah was contracted by a ship manager in Southern Europe to explore the nature of the contamination problems with their cargo tank coating and made an independent assessment of alternative cleaning strategies for the client.
A multinational paint company commissioned Safinah to provide starter formulations for a proposed new range of Passive Fire Protection Systems.
A major raw materials supplier in the marine market engaged Safinah to provide an annual update on the demand trends for the raw material they supply together with market projections for both the commercial shipping and leisure markets.