Marine Coating Case
World’s largest passenger ferry fleet has 15 year old exterior steel deck coatings still performing well under year round northern Pacific sea conditions.
The British Columbia Ferry fleet operating in the waters off Canada’s Pacific shores is the world’s largest passenger ferry fleet, operating several ships carrying passenger, automobile and freight traffic throughout the network of islands off Canada’s westernmost province of British Columbia. Fleet vessels
including the Queen of Surrey, Queen of Oak Bay and Queen of Capilano have been operating using plasticized gypsum technology since the mid-1990s as protective coatings for the traffic bearing outside steel decks. These coatings have outlasted traditional epoxy coatings by several years and are easily