Daily Quiz (38)


A German marine biologist recently studied how ___ coatings can curb algal growth while still protecting tropical coral reefers.


More than _________ gallons of coating material were sprayed inside the penstock that took first place in Sherwin-Williams’ 2021 Water and Wastewater Impact Awards.


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


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 research team from the Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Xiamen University recently announced the results of its study of a natural-based coating, which reportedly exhibited effective ________ and lower toxicity.


How many awards were bestowed as part of the 2021 JPCL Prestige Awards program?


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.


A new study found that which aquatic plant can be used for environmentally friendly, antifouling marine paints.


True or false: SKUs is an acronym for stock-keeping units.


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:


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


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:


According a recent JPCL article on robotics in marine work, all should be considered when choosing a robot except:


The JPCL Archives are comprised of how many years of JPCL digital issues dating back to 1996?


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:


Recently, researchers from the University of Liverpool were awarded 615,000 pounds (roughly $809,235) in funding for the development of this type of coating:


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.


The Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) developed what single-component coating type to replace silicone alkyds used on ships’ topsides to achieve significant performance upgrades?


The International Maritime Organization developed the Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for Dedicated Seawater Ballast Tanks (PSPC) as an amendment to SOLAS.


True or false: In a laboratory study of zinc-rich primers for marine environments, recently reported in JPCL, coatings applied over surface preparation by UHP waterjetting, even though it produced no roughness, achieved performance equivalent to, or better than, that achieved by abrasive blasting.


True or false: A contractor with no experience in industrial or marine painting projects can apply for contractor certification.


True or false: The technology used today for the majority of non-toxic, foul-release systems on ships is based on silicone elastomers, according to a JPCL article on the subject.


What organization is presenting a paper describing a template for a biofouling management plan at an upcoming IMO committee meeting?


True or false? Inorganic zinc pre-construction primers for shipbuilding normally have more zinc content than inorganic zinc primers applied after fabrication.


True or False: There is an ISO performance standard for coating systems used on offshore structures.


True or false? Inorganic zinc pre-construction primers for shipbuilding normally have more zinc content than inorganic zinc primers applied after fabrication.


Adopted in 2001 by the International Maritime Organization, the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-fouling Systems on Ships prohibits the use of tributyltin (TBT) antifouling coatings. When did the Convention go into effect in the United States?


In reporting sales volumes, the Department of Commerce classifies protective and marine coatings under what larger heading?


Which of these is not among the Navy’s new “Quick Win” recommendations to improve efficiency in ship painting?


A recent study by the American Bureau of Shipping showed that close to 90% of bulk carrier casualties occurred on ships of what age?


What is the name usually given to a robotic surface preparation machine used in the field on ship and tank exteriors?


True or false: Inorganic zinc pre-construction primers for shipbuilding normally have more zinc content than inorganic zinc primers applied after fabrication.


Which of the following is not an exclusively marine exhibition?


 
 
   

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