Anti Corrosion Technologies for Offshore Structures (TechVision)

Anti Corrosion Technologies for Offshore Structures (TechVision)

The need for anti-corrosion technologies for offshore structures has gained prominence in the last three years due to increasing demand for effective and sustained protection of offshore structures that can result in their increased service life and reduced operating costs. Growth opportunities for anti-corrosion technologies is expected to be foremost in offshore structures in oil & gas, and wind energy segments also hold immense potential for anti-corrosion coatings in the next 5 to 10 years.

This research service titled, "Anti-corrosion Technologies for Offshore Structures (TechVision)", focuses on the technology advances, innovations and emerging opportunities in the offshore anti-corrosion technologies across applications with specfic primary focus on the oil and gas and offshore wind energysegments. The research focuses on providing an overview of anti corrosion technologies such as anti-corrosion coatings, cathodic protection (CP), and metal plating, their applications and innovation landscape. The research also highlights the needs and requirements of end users and a technology roadmap highlighting the expected adoption of various technologies that will enable coating manufacturers to meet requirements of offshore structures.

  • Executive Summary
    • Research Scope
    • Research Process and Methodology
    • Key Findings: Challenging Offshore Environments Drive Corrosion Technology Innovations
  • Technology Snapshot
    • Importance of Anti-corrosion Technologies for Offshore Structures
    • Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) and Drilling Platforms: The Two Major Corrosion Prone Areas
    • Anti-corrosion Coatings: The Most Widely Recognized Method to Prevent Corrosion
    • Cathodic Protection (CP): Most Popular for Submerged Bodies
    • Metal Plating: Most Preferred for Metallic Coatings
    • Corrosion Inhibitors Are Often Used to Prevent Corrosion
    • Various Other Anti-corrosion Technologies Addressing Specific Anticorrosion Demands
  • Innovation Landscape: Anti-corrosion Coatings
    • Zinc-rich Coatings: The Most Common Metal-based Primer
    • Thermally Sprayed Aluminum (TSA) Coatings Offer Protection Against Exposure to Seawater Immersion
    • Epoxy and Urethanes: Most Commonly Used Anti-corrosion Organic Coatings
    • Composite Coatings and Multilayer Polyolefins being Increasingly Used in Offshore Structures
    • Simple, Smart, and Sustainable: Future Technology Trends of Anticorrosion Coatings
    • Key Innovators: Corporates and Academia Collaborate For Technology Development
    • Recent Innovations: R&D in APAC is More Focused on Self-healing Coatings
    • Recent Innovations: Researchers Have Developed Some More Selfhealing Formulations
    • Recent Innovations: US Tops in R&D for Smart Coatings
    • Recent Innovations: Nanotechnology Holds Immense Potential
    • Recent Innovations: Nanotechnology Enables Enhanced Coating Performance
    • Recent Innovations: Near-Zero VOC is Another Area with High Corporate R&D Interest
    • Recent Innovations: Newly Introduced Advanced Coating Formulations Offer Excellent Operational Flexibility
    • Recent Innovations: Significant Advances in the Wind Power Industry
  • Innovation Landscape: Cathodic Protection (CP)
    • Impressed Current and Sacrificial Anodes: The Two Major CP Types
    • CP in Conjunction with Coatings Offers Excellent Corrosion Protection
    • Technology Trends: Smart and Customized are the two Future Trends for CP
    • Key Innovators: Corporates are the Most Active Innovative Body Key
    • Recent Innovations: Advances in Remote Controlling of CPs are the Most Researched Area
  • Innovation Landscape: Metal Plating
    • Zinc, Nickel, Chromium, and Copper: The Most Commonly Used Materials for Anti-corrosion Plating
    • Technology Trends: Electroplating with Reduced Environmental Impact is the Future Trend
    • Key Innovators: Start-ups are Most Active in Offering Innovative Solutions
    • Recent Innovations: Corporates Have Developed Scalable Electroplating Methods to Offer Great Corrosion Resistance
  • Innovation Landscape: Others
    • Recent Innovations- Smart Corrosion Sensors and Advanced Corrosion Inhibitor Technologies can Revolutionize the Anti-corrosion Industry
    • Recent Innovations: Robotics and Software Contribute to Anticorrosion Technology Advances
  • Need Assessment
    • Demand for Performance Enhancements Encourages New Product Development
    • Stakeholders' Initiatives Expected to Address Industry Needs
  • Technology Roadmap
    • Technology Roadmap (2016-2022): Novel Coating Formulations Will Drive The Future Of Anti-corrosion Technologies
    • Analyst Insights: R&D Initiatives Need to Focus on Ensuring Reliability
  • Key Patents
    • Key Patents-North America
    • Key Patents-Europe
    • Key Patents-APAC and Rest of World
  • Key Contacts

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