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Shipyards Provide Lift in U.S. Economy

The U.S. shipbuilding and repair industry plays a significant role in the state of the U.S. economy, according to recent data released by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Adm...

Shipyards Eyed in Brazil Graft Scandal

As the official investigation into the graft scandal involving Brazilian oil and gas giant Petrobras proceeds, three shipyards were revealed to be among those implicated in the scheme.

‘Big 3’ Continue Financial Struggles

Hampered by cancelled orders and delays in construction of offshore facilities, the world’s three largest shipbuilders are tracking to record major financial losses in 2015.

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Blogs (1)

Beyond Compliance: Inspired by Confined Space Rules

From Hard Hat Geek by Robert Ikenberry

In the works since 1980, federal OSHA recently published new construction-specific co...


Articles (16)

Running a Tight Ship: UHP Waterjetting and Surface-Tolerant Coatings in Newbuilding Applications

by Nuno Cipriano, Ultrablast Lassarat Ltd., Brazil

This article describes how these combined technologies in newbuilding projects can pr...

Maximizing Shipbuilding Production by Modernizing Facilities & Processes

by Katie Urbas, Planning Supervisor — Blast, Paint, General, and Temporary Services, General Dynamics NASSCO

General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard began to transform the way that it produced ships in...

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Events (12)

ShipTech 2016

March 1 - March 2, 2016

Workboat Maintenance & Repair
Conference and Expo

April 14 - April 16, 2015

NSRP 2015 All Panel Meeting

March 10 - March 12, 2015

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Videos (3)

SSPC 2014 Annual Business Meeting and Awards Luncheon

The 8th Annual Business Meeting and Awards Luncheon of SSPC was held on Monday, Febru...

SSPC 2013 in San Antonio - Monday, January 14

Technology Publishing reports from SSPC 2013 in San Antonio!

Monday featur...

Gail Warner - Just Paint?

Gail Warner is the Material Process Engineer for Newport News Shipbuilding, a divisio...


Video Learning Center (8)

Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings application.

Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings technology and their applications.

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Standards (1)

Coating Technical File in Accordance with the IMO Performance Standard for Protective Coatings

issued by NACE

This standard describes requirements and guidelines for ways of organizing and maintaining the ...


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Graco Mortar Pump

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SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

Nationwide Overspray
Profession Overspray Removal Services

The Finest Name in Safe Overspray Removal. We specialize in removing all contaminants from any surface. Family Owned and Operated for 33 years! Fully insured. Satisfaction is guaranteed.

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
SSPC 2016 Register Now!

SSPC2016 is earlier this year, don't forget to book your plane tickets and hotel. See you soon. For more information visit

AGC Chemicals
The Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge is the LUMIFLON® Coatings Poster Child

LUMIFLON based coatings can last up to 30 years without fading, reducing life-cycle costs, re-application or replacement of underlying surfaces.

Carboline Company
Fireproofing Solutions

Pyroclad® X1 Thermo-Lag® Pyrocrete® – protecting against hydrocarbon and jet fires, explosions, and cryogenic spills.

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox - One Step
Lead Abatement

Don't waste money on added labor steps with other methods. Don't mix, meter or apply at the job-site. Avoid strict hazardous waste rules.
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Modern Safety Techniques
Modern Safety Techniques

See our Low Temperature Catalyst for your CO removal needs. Help to provide your workers with safe, comfortable breathing air!

Apex Waterjetting Technologies
Waterjetting – Custom Manufacturing and Wholesale

• Waterjet Accessories
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• 24 Years of Experience
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Novetas Solutions
Number 1 Crushed Glass Abrasive in America!

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