This practice covers a standard procedure for inspecting the coating system of a ship's topside and superstructure, tanks and voids, decks and deck machinery, and underwater hull and boottop during drydocking. Included are a standard inspection form to be used for reporting the inspection data, a diagram that divides topside and superstructure individual inspection areas, and a series of diagrams that are used to report the extent of damage to the coating system.
This practice is intended for use only by an experienced marine coating inspector.
The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.