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NOV 2018

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52 NOVEMBER 2018 COATINGSPROMAG.COM G.H. "Hobie" Stebbins, president of Lake Union Drydock Company, whose grandfather worked in the shipyard that built the Turner Joy. "•is is a particularly signi•cant anniversary on the West Coast. And it comes on the shoulders of some very dedicated craftsmen who have allowed us to sustain the business for so long and be recognized for delivering a very high-quality product." Stebbins was personally involved throughout the Turner Joy coating project. Before the project began, the two players faced another hurdle: •nding a time that worked for both organizations to perform the hull preservation. Lake Union uses the USS White The first step was to blast the steel with Black Beauty Iron Silicate and spot blast the freeboard. The wore Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)-approved personal protective equipment (PPE) throughout the job. The 418-foot-long (127.4 m) ship had to be drydocked at a time that would work for the contractor and client. They had to refloat and shift the ship to cover areas obscured by the blocks. Marine Coatings New at CORROSION 2019 Conference & Expo 0DUFKЄ1DVKYLOOH71Є([KLELW+DOO)ORRU 'R\RXFXUUHQWO\ZRUNZDQWWRZRUN RUVLPSO\OHDUQPRUHDERXW&RDWLQJV" This workshop will feature coatings industry experts and manufacturers who will guide you through the essential steps necessary to deliver quality coatings jobs. • Network with contractors, inspectors, and other professionals involved in coatings • Learn best practices, new techniques and emerging technologies in the industry • Earn CEUs (optional) and/or PDHs for your participation For more information on workshop details, visit QDFHFRUURVLRQRUJ. Protective Coatings Workshop 1HWZRUN/HDUQ(DUQ Re ad e r In qui r y at co ati n g sp ro m a g.co m /i n q1118 Re ad e r In qui r y at co ati n g sp ro m a g.co m /i n q1118

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