Welding Certifications Requirements for Shipyards

Shipyards throughout the United States are on the lookout for welders to contribute to the construction and maintenance of the nation’s enormous fleet of military and commercial ships. It is a physically and mentally challenging occupation that requires attention to detail, stamina, and a high degree of technical skill. The importance of prior training cannot

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What Does the Future Look Like for Shipyard Welding?

The time: 1920. The place: Cammell Laird Company’s Birkenhead Works, alongside the River Mersey, England. The event: shipyard welders assemble the world’s first all-welded ship, the 620-ton coastal freighter, MS Fullagar. The technique was shielded arc welding, in which the steel welding rods were dipped in asbestos slurry. The ship plied the oceans for 17

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