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Sherwin-Williams wins coatings contract for U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt.

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Sherwin-Williams has been awarded the contract to supply marine coatings as part of a three-year overhaul of the supercarrier U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71). The project began in August and will continue through late 2012 at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News, where the vessel was constructed and launched in 1984.The 1,092-foot-long carrier has seen duty in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm. The coatings contract was awarded by Mid-Atlantic Coatings, Chesapeake, VA. Sherwin-Williams will provide just-in-time coatings as work progresses for the exterior topside, underwater hull and freeboard. Tank coatings include potable water, ballast, feedwater, reserve feedwater and damage control voids. Over 20 Sherwin-Williams military-approved coatings products will be used in the coatings project.
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Title Annotation:Fresh Paint
Publication:Coatings World
Date:Dec 1, 2009
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