A collection of publications, presentations and papers written and presented by Safinah Group’s experts.
Safinah Group’s team, which consists of highly qualified and experienced formulating and analytical chemists, discuss antifouling technologies and more.
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.
How can long-term predictability of marine coatings’ performance be achieved in the future?Our team discusses the current issues with coating related processes, such as selection and application, some of the challenges these pose including design and process...
The work of the design team has become increasingly more complex over the years as the requirements of what clients expect have increased as well as the effects of burgeoning new legislation.
The January 2020 issue of Safinah Group’s TIPs (Technical Information Papers) tackles typical causes of coating failures with a focus on tank linings.The paper, prepared by Safinah Group’s Special Projects Team, discusses the company’s experience in investigating...
Safinah Group’s Special Projects Team have produced this Technical Information Paper outlining some concerns in relation to the proposed speed limits.
“It’s a sobering thought that the coatings recommendations given to Noah for his ‘yacht’, by no lesser an authority than God himself, would today not comply with any regulatory requirements.”
The September 2019 issue of Safinah Group’s TIPs (Technical Information Papers) is dedicated to coating related challenges posed by exhaust gas cleaning systems (scrubbers).
Keith Hutchinson of Safinah Group and Andrew Scott of Maritime and Coastguard Agency will present Tanker Damage Stability: Historical Problems and Proposed Solutions at South Shields Marine School on Thursday 26 September at 6.15pm.The presentation will discuss an...
What is the effect of marine biofilm on the roughness and drag characteristics of surfaces coated with cuprous oxide particles of different sizes?
Chang Li recently published a paper in which he investigates how the effects of biofilm on the roughness and drag characteristics may vary depending on the size of cuprous oxide particles used for coating the surface. The piece of research, entitled ‘An investigation...
An abstract paper for a Technical Presentation on Near-shore floating liquefied gas storage and processing at The University of Strathclyde.