Daily Quiz (19)


True or False: Funding from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers allocated for the Soo Locks project is one of the largest amounts ever budget for a single Army Corps construction project in one year.


Approximately how many homes is New York’s first offshore wind farm, South Fork Wind, expected to power by 2023?


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? 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?


The IMO’s Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for corrosion protection of cargo tanks in crude oil carriers requires that coatings applied to new tanks must have a useful life of how many years in good condition?


Now that the United States has taken official action to adopt the International Maritime Association’s treaty banning tributyltin antifoulings, what percentage of the world’s shipping tonnage is covered by the treaty?


A three-year study by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation found which type of coating to be most effective at combating macro-fouling organisms like zebra and quagga mussels?


Among the various types of anti-foulings for ships, what are foul-release coatings?


True or false: Tributyltin is the main biocide used in formulating antifouling coatings.


What is the most important factor to consider in ensuring the success of a coating on an offshore platform?


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?


The SSPC/NACE/AWS specification for thermal-sprayed zinc in a marine service environment requires what degree of blast cleaning?


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


In JPCL’s Buying Guide, October 2011, what generic coating system was suggested most often than others for ballast tank linings in ships?


RINA in the UK is the Royal Institute of Naval Architects. What is the Italian RINA?


Which of the following is not an exclusively marine exhibition?


What organization developed Performance Standards for Protective Coatings in ballast tanks on ships?


 
 
   

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