Coatings & Corrosion News


New UTM Payload Available for Scout 137 Drone System

Mar 13, 2024

ScoutDI has added an ultrasonic thickness measurements (UTM) payload, complete with in-flight A-scan, to the capabilities of its end-to-end inspection data solution for the Scout 137 drone.The product is suitable for offshore applications where…

Subsea Monopile Corrosion Protection

Jun 26, 2023

Corrosion and BlueStream launched ICCP-SAM, touted as sustainable corrosion protection of XX(X)L monopile foundations. ICCP-SAM is designed to remotely install ICCP anodes on monopile foundations of all sizes, anywhere on the foundation and even in the roughest ocean conditions…

Shawcor's Pipe Coating Division Wins $110M Contract for Deepwater Project in South America

May 29, 2023

Canada-based Shawcor has informed that its pipe coating division, Pipeline Performance Group (“PPG”), has received a formal contract award for a development project, located offshore in South America. Shawcor had previously announced its conditional award…

Former Aker Solutions CEO, Luis Araujo, Becomes Chairman of CRC Evans

May 03, 2023

Bluewater-backed CRC Evans, a company offering welding and coating services to the energy sector has appointed Luis Araujo, former CEO of Aker Solutions, as its Chairman to help drive its next growth phase.'The appointment comes after a transformational year for the business…

Kawasaki's AUV Used to Inspect Coating Defects on Subsea Pipeline

Jan 13, 2023

Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries said Thursday it had, with French energy supermajor TotalEnergies,  completed its joint offshore verification test measuring the electrical potential of subsea pipelines during close-range inspections using an AUV (Autonomous Underwater Vehicle)…

AIS Buys CRP Subsea

Nov 14, 2022

UK-based AIS has acquired its compatriot CRP Subsea (ex-Trelleborg Offshore UK) to expand its subsea offering.CRP Subsea specializes in polymer and syntactic foam-based buoyancy and protection products for the offshore renewables and oil and gas industries…

Subsea 7, Pipeline Technique Pen Long-term Welding, Coating Services Deal

Nov 03, 2022

Pipeline Technique (PTL), a provider of welding and coating solutions to the global onshore and offshore energy sectors, has entered into a long-term agreement with Subsea 7 for the provision of welding and coating services. PTL will provide Subsea 7 with access to both specialists and equipment…

Acotec Launches One-layer Protection Coating for Offshore Wind Farms

Mar 03, 2022

Acotec, the Belgian anti-corrosion coating company, has launched a one-layer protection coating for the offshore wind farm industry called Humidur WF22.'With exceptional exposure to humid, salty environments and intensive UV-radiation, offshore…

IKM Testing Buys 70% Stake in Shrink Wrap Supplier Alfa Solution

Nov 09, 2021

Norway-based IKM Testing has acquired 70% of the shares in Alfa Solution AS, a distributor of shrink wrap materials, tape, installation supplies and heat tools for the industrial, construction, transport, and marine markets.  Alfa Solution has now changed its name to IKM Alfa Solution AS…

Evac Names Ex-Wartsila Man as Marine & Offshore Business Boss

Oct 29, 2021

Evac Group, a company specializing in integrated water and waste management systems, as well as corrosion-protection systems, has named Björn Ullbro as President, Marine & Offshore business area at Evac Group. Ullbro joins Evac from Wärtsilä…

Fugro Nets 2-Year Remote Support Deal Offshore India

Oct 20, 2021

Fugro has won a two-year contract with India's marine service firm OCS Services to support its asset integrity and corrosion management operations off the west coast of India.Fugro said Tuesday it would help OCS deliver on ONGC’s Protective Coating of Process Platform Project 1 (PCPP1)…

Imenco Launches Offshore Mooring Chain Corrosion Protection Tech

Sep 07, 2021

Imenco Corrosion Technology (ICT), a division of Imenco, has launched what it says is a transformational mooring chain cathodic protection technology, named Pacu.Initially designed for deployment on FPSO mooring chains, the system, Imenco says…

Metec to Protect Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm from Corrosion

Jul 23, 2021

Metec UK, a company based in South Tyneside, England, has won two multi-million pound contracts to protect the giant 3.6GW Dogger Bank wind farm from corrosion.Metec UK manufactures sacrificial anodes for the long-term protection of steel jackets…

OTC Award for Subsea 7 Offshore Corrosion Monitoring Tech

May 07, 2021

Offshore energy services company Subsea 7, and its subsidiary Xodus Group have received recognition from OTC for Subsea 7 Nano Engineered Sensor Platform (Subsea 7 NESP), and will receive a Spotlight on New Technology Award at this year's Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)…

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