Proper implementation of an effective onboard maintenance programme is important. Maintaining the paintwork protects the ship from corrosion and enhances the appearance of the vessel. It potentially reduces the work required during dry docking, resulting in substantial savings in cost and time.

This course on painting and surfaces will:

  • help you understand the importance of an on board maintenance programme
  • describe the different paint types and their uses
  • explain the four steps of how to keep the paintwork on a vessel in good condition
  • list the tools and equipment required, and their uses.

The course has been developed in partnership with International Paint.