2020 SSPC Structure Awards Series: The USNS Millinocket

From JPCL, March 2020

This article will cover the repainting of the Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport vessel, the USNS Millinocket, which was awarded the Military Coatings Project Award of Excellence during SSPC’s 2020 Structure Awards. Innovative antifouling and anticorrosive coatings were employed to prevent biofouling organisms from attaching to hulls and hindering the ship’s hydrodynamics—ultimately saving the U.S. military in both maintenance and fuel costs....

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Comment from Mike Makela, (3/30/2020, 7:40 AM)

Nice job. Made it look easy.Good to see there was plenty of room to work without being to close to the dry-dock floor area.

Comment from John Pence, (3/30/2020, 11:49 AM)

Good to see government vessels moving toward more environmentally friendly antifoulant coatings.

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