Case studies

Case study: Damage to ship's hull

Customer demand

Why are there perforation in the hull of my aluminum seagoing vessel?


  • On-site inspection (South America)
  • Checking the material of the ship’s hull with regard to the specification
  • Analysis of various corrosion products
  • Various water samples

Final conclusion:

The pit-shaped corrosion was caused by a combination of evaporating seawater, incorrect cleaning agents and high temperature.

Damage to the hull of the ship



Apply a suitable cleaning agent in combination with the cleaning regime.