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Recently, anchor chains were cleaned and recoated at a Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Virginia. How much does one chain link weigh?


The City of Long Beach tried to auction off lifeboats from the historic RMS ____________, but lead paint and a lack of bids are leading to the disposal of the boats.


According to a recent JPCL article, what is the percentage of potential reduction in a ship’s CO2 emissions that can be achieved by employing a proactive hull cleaning system to prevent fouling buildup?


With an expected increase in demand for ships to transport and store gas globally, Nippon Paints Marine is advising shipowners and shipyards to ensure that their fuel, water and cargo tanks are protected from __________.


The S.S. Badger, a ferry in Ludington, Michigan, was recently drydocked and repainted, using how many gallons of paint?


A recent study published by the Swiss-based Environmental Action has found that paint accounts for what percentage of microplastics in the world’s oceans and waterways?


The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration released a new fact sheet regarding the hazards related to the use of preservative coatings in ___________ processes.


What is the newly dredged draft standard for the Mississippi River Ship Channel project?


The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) breaks down inspection assessments into all except which of the following:


In an attempt to combat biofouling on ships and vessels, 90% of coatings developers use what in their antifoulant solutions?


According to a JPCL article, a comprehensive assessment of the marine coating process was made in the:


Where functional specifications have been fully deployed on newbuild vessel and repair projects in recent years, significant cost savings have been made in the range of __-__% against the original budget and scheme selection.


True or False: Researchers have recently conducted experiments in South Australia on the benefits of using electrically charged surface coatings on various aircrafts.


What World War II submarine recently traveled to Erie, Pennsylvania, in June for dry docking and repairs?


The Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s Paint and Blasting Shop (Code 970, Shop 71) in Portsmouth, Virginia, recently received an equipment upgrade. What piece of equipment did Shop 71 receive?


What country is slated to build the world’s first tunnel for ships?


Members of the Naval Sea Systems Command Technology Office (NAVSEA 05T), NAVSEA warfare centers and researchers from what university are collaborating to develop a new approach to maintaining Navy ships:


True or false: In April, the new Wellsburg Bridge connecting Brooke County, West Virginia’s Route 2 and Brilliant, Ohio’s Route 7, was floated into place by a couple of barge captains.


In March, this massive container ship ran aground while traveling northbound through Egypt’s Suez Canal to the Mediterranean from the Red Sea, blocking a crucial waterway in the global trading industry.


According to a recent JPCL article, what is the third leading cause of ship coating failures?


According to “The Future of Ship Painting” by Andy Hopkinson, Ralitsa Mihaylova and Raouf Kattan, Safinah Group Ltd., the average economic ship life is:


In a Summer 2020 PaintSquare Press article, Majestic Fast Ferry reported that this type of coating provided energy savings and allowed for improved speeds at sea.


Next week, comments are due to the U.S. Navy for a new proposed submarine dry dock for which public shipyard?


What company recently conducted a trial of a graphene-infused coating on a 700-square-meter section of a container ship?


What is the acronym for the Italian ship classification society?


True or false: Positive claims have been made for use of surface-tolerant coatings in shipbuilding operations.


True or false: Silicone foul-release coatings on ship’s hulls now require repair approximately every 10 years, according to a JPCL article writer.


True or false: At the DoD-Allied Nations Technical Corrosion Conference this year, one presentation dealt with the use of dry ice for cleaning topside and non-skid ship coatings.


True or false: The Naval Research Laboratory developed a single-component polyaspartic topcoat replace silicone alkyds used on ships’ topsides to achieve significant performance upgrades.


What shipping exhibition will be held in June this year?


True or false: The Shipbuilding Group in the U.S. is comprised of the Shipbuilders Council of America and the Naval Research Laboratory.


A new guide from SSPC published at the end of 2016 deals with what topic?


Which of the following is a test used to evaluate and select internal linings for vessels and tanks?


True or false: As with epoxy non-skid coatings, siloxane non-skid coatings for ships’ decks were found to require color toppings to retain their appearance properties, according to a Naval Research Laboratory study reported in JPCL.


 
 
   

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