Mega Rust is an annual event that began in June 2005 and rotates among several locations to reach a broader audience and to best meet the needs of the U.S. Navy. Mega Rust combines five annual meetings and conferences:

  • U.S. Navy and Industry Corrosion Technology Exchange, "Rust" Conference
  • Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command's Fleet Corrosion Control Forum
  • Naval Shipyard Coatings Group Meeting
  • USCG Coatings & Corrosion Control Tiger Team Meeting
  • U.S. Navy Submarine Preservation Conference

This conference brings together government, military, owners, operators, shipyards, research facilities, and coatings manufacturers and suppliers to discuss issues pertinent to the preservation industry.


American Society of Naval Engineers
1452 Duke Street • Alexandria, Virginia 22314 • Phone (703) 836-6727 • Fax (703) 836-7491 • Email: