This three-day course provides the skills required to help you understand the different types of defects and damage that occur in ship structures.
Who will benefit
The course will benefit anyone who carries out inspections of hull structures including superintendents, masters, first officers, chief engineers, ship officers, shipyard personnel and independent surveyors.
Identifying defects and damage to ship structures can often be difficult, and deciding if a repair is required is not always obvious. This course will equip you with reliable inspection techniques used by Lloyd’s Register surveyors worldwide.
You will learn how to identify different types of damage and defects using practical examples and case studies, and gain an understanding of their causes.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will:
understand the classification and statutory requirements for hull structural integrity
understand the requirements for maintenance of class
understand the basic structural concepts of a ship’s hull
appreciate the process of fatigue defects
know how to inspect structure for damage and defects using specific tried and tested techniques
be able to identify specific types of defects and damage and understand their causes
understand the need for thickness measurements
understand the role played by coatings and anodes
be able to quantify coatings breakdown and anode wastage
know the difference between various grades of shipbuilding steel
be able to discuss repair techniques with confidence
know different repair techniques for specific defects and damage to prevent re-occurrence.
Delegates will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the course.
If travel isn't an option, our virtual courses are an option
3-6 Oct 2023
Virtual Classroom - GMT-5 Americas
7-10 Nov 2023
Virtual Classroom- BST/GMT+1
Delivered by one of our expert trainers who facilitates participation and discussion
5-7 Dec 2023