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Contents

 

Chapter 1: Marine Environments and
                   Corrosion                                   13

 

Marine Environments and Corrosion

Atmospheric Sea Exposure (Offshore)

High and Low Tide (Splash Zone)

Deep Water (Immersion)

Prevention and Control of Marine Corrosion

 

References

 

 

 

Chapter 2: Oil Tankers                                27

 

Top 10 World’s Largest Ships

  1. Seaweise Giant
  2. Pierre Guillaumat (supertanker)
  3. Batillus
  4. Prairial (supertanker)
  5. Esso Atlantic
  6. Emma Maersk
  7. TI class supertanker
  8. Globtik Tokyo
  9. Jarmada class
  10. MS Vale Brasil

References

 

 

Chapter 3: Type of Corrosion in Oil Tanker
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General corrosion, MIC, Pitting, Grooving corrosion, SCC and

 Hydrogen Cracking

Corrosion in Oil tanker

General corrosion attack

Microbial Induced Corrosion (MIC)

Pitting Corrosion

Grooving corrosion

Stress Corrosion Cracking & Hydrogen Cracking

 

References

 

Chapter 4: Mechanisms of Corrosion In Oil tankers           

                   Cargo Tanks; Ballast Tank; Board

                   Structure; Outside Hull  
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Mechanisms of Corrosion in Cargo Oil Tanks

    First: Corrosion of the upper deck plate

    Second: Corrosion of the inner bottom  plating

 

Corrosion in Ballast Tank

Corrosion in Double-Hull Tankers

Corrosion in different location in the tanker

  1- Side Shell and Bulkhead Stiffeners

   2- Under Deck Areas

   3-Stringer platforms and under bellmouths

   4- Other Locations

Corrosion Outside Hull

Corrosion in Propeller

Corrosion of Topside Structures

 

References

 

 

 

Chapter 5: Corrosion Control                               87

 

Material Selection

Topside Equipments

Hull Construction

Newly-developed corrosion resistant steel and its application in cargo

ballast and tanks

Cathodic Protection

  • Cathodic protection by external power supply (impressed current)
  • By a suitable galvanic coupling (sacrificial anode)

Stray Current Interference

 

References

 

 

Chapter 6: Coating                                                 107

Mechanisms of Coatings

 

Coat Components

 

                                     Binders

                                     Pigments and Extenders

                                     Solvents

Types of coatings

Inorganic Zinc silicate Coating 

Epoxy coatings

Pure Epoxies

Epoxy Phenolics

Epoxy Isocyanates

Cyclosilicon Epoxies

Coal tar epoxy (CTE)

Surface pre-treatment

    Sand blasting

Abrasives

Standards specifications of blast-cleaning

   Application of Coating

Pre-construction Primer

Block Stage Holding Primer

 

Environmental Control

Seawater Testing- Tank Final Inspection

Aspect of Coating New-Building Oil Tanker

Coatings Application Rules

 

References

 

Chapter 7: Oil Tankers, Chemical tankers and Dry Dock in  Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
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 Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)

 Oil Tankers in Bahrain

     Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO)

     Dry Dock in Bahrain

    Capacity

      Dock 1

Dock 2

Dock 3

 

 Oil Tankers in Kuwait

Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC)

Kuwaiti oil tanker fleet

            Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC’s)

Product Carriers

 

 Oil Tankers in Oman

            Shipping

Oman Shipping Company (OSC)

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC)

 

 Oil Tankers in Qatar

Khawr Aladid

Mesaieed

Umlma

Qatar National Navigation Transport Co. (QNNTC)

 

Oil Tankers in Saudi Arabia

 

         The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri)

Fleet of Bahri
Dorra

Oil Tankers in UAE

Abu Dhabi National Tanker Co (ADNATCO)

The National Gas Shipping Company (NGSCO)

 

 

References

 

 

Chapter 8: Inspection and Maintenance of Oil Tankers; Oil Tankers Disaster                             168

 

Maintenance and Repair

Inspection

Pit filling

 

Water Washing of The Tank

 

Oil Tankers Disaster

  1. V. Castor Disaster

 

The Nakhodka disaster

Investigation Report

Causes of the Nakhodka casualty

 

Erika Disaster

General characteristics

Corrosion problems

 

 

References

 

Appendix A: Calculation of Corrosion Rate                          192                                      

 

Appendix B: Corrosion and Electric Concepts                      200

 

Appendix C: IACS Recommendation                                      204

 

 

 

 

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