Hull Inspection - Damage and Repair

Lloyd’s Register Course

AMC Search has partnered with Lloyd’s Register (LR)to become the Australian provider for various LR marine and shipping training products. LR is a leading international provider of classification, compliance and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industries, helping our clients design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance.

Benefit from learning the reliable inspection techniques, used by Lloyd’s Register surveyors worldwide that lead to a better understanding of the condition of your ship and how you can help protect your assets.

This course will provide you with the skills required to help you understand the different types of defects and damage that occur in ship structures.


You will learn how to identify different types of damage and defects using practical examples and case studies and gain an understanding of their causes.

  • Understand and classification and statutory requirements for hull structural integrity
  • Understand the requirements for maintenance of class
  • Understand the basic structural concepts of a ship’s hull
  • Appreciate the process of fatigue defects
  • Know how to inspect structure for damage and defects using specific tried and tested techniques
  • Be able to identify specific types of defects and damage and understand their causes
  • Understand the need for thickness measurements
  • Understand the role played by coatings and anodes
  • Be able to quantify coatings and anodes
  • Be able to quantify coatings breakdowns and anode wastage
  • Know the difference between various grades of shipbuilding steel
  • Be able to discuss repair techniques with confidence
  • Know different repair techniques for specific defects and damage to prevent re-occurrence

Who should participate?

Those who carry out inspections of hull structures including superintendents, masters, first officer, chief engineers, ship officers, shipyard personnel and independent surveyors.

Approval + certification

The course has been granted official IMarEST CPD recognition.

Delegates will receive a Lloyd’s Register certificate upon successful completion of the course.

  • Duration: 3 days
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