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Keep an eye on this section if you want to be updated about things connected to Paint-Inspector.Com. You can find here information about trade fairs where are we going, new contests etc.

6 benefits of online learning

As working professionals, we need to constantly educate ourselves to keep developing our skills and to ensure our position on the market. Thus, every person should undergo at least one training per year to stay on track. Deciding what’s right for you might be challenging. After choosing what skills you need to develop or extend, you need to determine the right course. Along that goes the decision of choosing between regular onsite training and an online course. Each option has its pros and cons and in this article, we will introduce you the benefits of online learning.

Paint-Inspector.Com becomes a media partner

(BRNO, Czech rep., December 5, 2017) – Paint-Inspector.Com has become a media partner of the 15th Offshore Asian Pacific Conference 2018 (OAP) held on January 15-16, 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Education vs. experience in ship maintenance and repair

Experience is one of the most valuable commodities in the job market, especially when it comes to ship maintenance and repair (M&R).


We are launching new coating and surface preparation online course e-WAALS. Click here for more information.


A while ago we declared a photo contest with a topic WIND TURBINES and now is the time to announce the winners.

A1 and where to get it

In our line of work, it's probable that paint inspector gets involved in certain bureaucracy when moving within the EU. Such one is an A1 document, formerly known as E101/E103.

Photo Contest 2017

Weather is improving and maintenance season is starting. The new round of photo contest is here and the topic is WIND TURBINES. Send pictures related to installation or maintenance of wind turbines to The winner receives 100 EUR, second place 50 EUR and third place 25 EUR. All winners also receive Paint Inspector’s Field Guide, sponsored by TQC.

From now on we are ISO approved

Since the beginning of this year is officially ISO approved. What does it mean for you as a client?


MARINE MAINTENANCE WORLD EXPO IS BACK - More than 85 key exhibitors from 25 countries showcasing the very latest technologies for vessel maintenance and repair - Dedicated conference with more than 50 industry leading speakers across 3 days - Major international ship maintenance and repair exhibition is back for 2014 - Register for your free press pass here - 14-16 October 2014; Brussels, Belgium

Scott Rice

We are deeply saddened with loss of Mr. Rice and we would like to express our sincere smpathy to him and his family.

Photo Contest - send us your picture and win 50 Euros + Inspector's Field Guide

Dear inspectors, Our photo contest is starting again! The winner will receive 50 Euros and publication sponsored by TQC, ”Inspector's Field Guide” in the value of 110 Euros.

Read a story from life of a paint inspector

During my adventure with coating projects I have seen many inspectors who could not merge theoretical and practical approach resulting in complete fail, whether the delay cost an investor a fortune or lack of time caused incompletion or significant reduction of quality in order to aim the target deadline.