Tuesday, March 13, 2012,

8:30 am – 4:00 pm, Delta Hotel, St. John’s

Limited Space –RSVP to lsnelgrove@mun.ca

Lunch and breaks will be provided.

Guest Speakers:

Thoughts about Corrosion

Edward Jansen, ABS Technology, Houston, Texas

Mr. Jansen will discuss the impact of corrosion on the Marine & Offshore Industry. The discussion will include the design of coatings and regulations to prevent corrosion, and the application of composite and glues. He will conclude with thoughts on the future in marine corrosion advancements.


Overview of Corrosion Related S&T Activities at DRDC Atlantic Dockyard Laboratory

Yueping Wang, PhD, DRDC, Halifax, NS

Dr. Wang will discuss recent corrosion related activities conducted at the Dockyard Laboratory tailored to address the corrosion issues specific to the Canadian naval platforms to achieve a reduction in maintenance costs and to increase availability of naval platforms.

The IMO (SOLAS) Regulations on the Performance Standard for Protective Coatings (PSPS)

Edward Jansen, ABS Technology, Houston, Texas

Mr. Jansen will discuss the IMO (SOLAS) Regulations on the performance standard for protective coatings. This presentation will include the background to the regulation as well as the tools, theory, practice and remaining issues.

Overview of SeaRose Corrosion Management Plan: Successes and Threats

Garry Monaghan, Senior Integrity Engineer, SeaRose Production Operation, Husky Energy

Dave Bursey, Corrosion Engineer, SeaRose Production Operations, SNC Lavalin/Husky Energy

Mr. Monaghan and Mr. Bursey will provide an overview of Husky’s SeaRose corrosion management plan, successful strategies and threats to long term integrity.

 For More Information, please contact:

Dr. Wei Qiu

Director, Ocean Engineering Research Centre

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Memorial University

Tel: 1-709-864-4303

E-mail: qiuw@mun.ca