News & Articles

Education vs. experience in ship maintenance and repair

November 22, 2017

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


November 2, 2017

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


October 30, 2017

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

July 19, 2017

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

May 24, 2017

The 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.


October 15, 2014

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

Read a story from life of a paint inspector

March 18, 2014

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.

I watch paint dry for a living

March 10, 2014

First photo contest in 2014 is over and we are glad to bring you interview with its winner, Philip LJ Duncalf.

No more troubles during the project

February 26, 2014

Have you ever been on project and needed to make calculation? We have simple solution for you. Use our free online calculator. You can use it for Calculation of square meters of the Ship hull and paint consumption, Calculation of square meter for various profiles and with total weight and paint consumption and much more.

2nd Aisa OSV Summit 2014

February 10, 2014

CDMC Events will be presenting the 2nd Asia OSV Summit 2014 on November 13, 14, 2014 in Shanghai, China. It will focus on Commercial Trends and Opportunities of Asian OSV Industry in 2014, Overview of Operating in Asia Pacific, Outlook of the New Opportunities and Challenges of Side of OSV Owners, Supply Chain Management: Global Cooperation and Subcontracting Production, New Generation of OSV Technologies Innovation and OSV Finance and Consulting.

9th Deepwater China convention 2014

February 10, 2014

Major Oil Companies Show Great Interest in Southeast Asia According to Offshore Energy Today, CNOOC has an extensive exploration program this year and plans to drill roughly 155 exploration wells and acquire approximately 26.7 thousand kilometers of 2-Dimensional (2D) seismic data as well as approximately 19.4 thousand square kilometers of 3-Dimensional (3D) seismic data. Within the year, CNOOC will continue to strengthen the deepwater exploration. In 2014, the Company is targeted to a reserve replacement ratio (RRR) of over 100%.

There are no two identical situations

January 6, 2014

We are glad to bring you next interesting interview! This time it is with Tzvetan Todorov who has several years of experiences as a paint inspector and he shared his experiences with us.

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