Coatings & Corrosion News


Wilhelmsen’s New Heavy Duty Cargo Hold Cleaner

Jun 03, 2019

Tested extensively both in the lab and in the hold, Wilhelmsen’s Unitor CargoClean HD further improves on the market-leading performance of its predecessor but requires just half the volume of chemicals previously needed.Refined several times…

Jotun Creates New Antifouling

May 23, 2019

Jotun unveiled the next-generation of its SeaForce biocidal antifouling range, with three new products featuring Hydractive technology. Jotun originally launched its SeaForce range in 2004. Since then it has recorded more than 27,000 vessel applications worldwide…

Schulte Group Acquires Stake in TecHullClean

Feb 14, 2019

Schulte Group acquires TecHullClean to expand its range of IMO-compliant underwater inspection, repair and maintenance solutionsSchulte Group, Hamburg, Germany, acquired a majority stake in TecHullClean Limited (THC), a Singapore registered underwater inspection…

Sherwin-Williams' Schultz Honored

Feb 12, 2019

SSPC (The Society for Protective Coatings) named Mark Schultz, Government Marine Project Development Manager for Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings, winner of the 2018-2019 John D. Keane Award of Merit. The award recognizes Schultz’s…

Jotun Helps Bridge withstand the Arctic

Dec 18, 2018

Last week saw the opening of Hålogaland bridge in Narvik, Norway, the longest suspension bridge within the Arctic Circle. The construction has been coated with Jotun Protective solutions.Hålogaland bridge has been dubbed ‘the most beautiful…

HullWiper Secures Business at New Australian Base

Aug 29, 2018

HullWiper Ltd’s underwater hull cleaning technology is marking a successful first month of operations at the Port of Townsville, Australia, with initial contracts already secured following its July 2018 launch. HullWiper’s Remotely Operated…

NYK, Toyokoh to Address Steel Corrosion on Ships

Aug 21, 2018

NYK has signed a memorandum of understanding with Toyokoh Inc. to examine a joint business development utilizing Toyokoh’s 'CoolLaser' technology in the maritime field.NYK aims to reduce the maintenance workload of crew on deck, in addition to dry-dock costs for repairs…

I-Tech AB Opens Stock Exchange

Jun 29, 2018

The CEO of I-Tech AB Philip Chaabane rings the bell to open I-Tech’s first day of trading on Nasdaq First North.I-Tech recently completed a share issue for listing on Nasdaq First North. The shares will be traded under the ticker ITECH and ISIN code SE0011167725…

I-Tech AB Becomes Clean Shipping Index Member

May 24, 2018

The developer of the barnacle-repelling antifouling ingredient Selektope have become members of the non-profit organization Clean Shipping Index (CSI). Through its membership, I-Tech AB will encourage environmentally responsible decisions…

Hempel Rolls Out New Cargo Hold Coating

Nov 24, 2017

Hempel has launched Hempadur Ultra-Strength Fiber 47510, a new cargo hold coating said to deliver up to 40 percent reduction in cargo holds maintenance costs, according to the coatings manufacturer.Hempel said the new coating is specifically…

COSCO: 10 Vessels with Hans Jensen Lubrication System

Nov 09, 2017

One of the world’s biggest shipping companies, China COSCO Shipping Group, has placed an order for 10 large ore carriers from China State Shipbuilding Corporation. COSCO specified the order to include the cylinder lubrication system ‘HJ Lubtronic SIP’ from Hans Jensen Lubricators A/S…

Carboline Introduces Thermo- Sorb 263 and Thermo-Sorb E

Nov 07, 2017

Carboline released Thermo-Sorb 263 and Thermo-Sorb E, VOC compliant intumescent coatings to provide a durable and decorative, fast drying fire protection solution for commercial and light industrial applications.Thermo-Sorb 263 provides up…

Danos Names Carter Coatings Operations Manager

Aug 24, 2017

Danos has promoted Clay Carter as coatings operations manager, a position with responsibility for all day-to-day activities of the company’s coatings service line. The appointment follows Carter’s tenure as acting coatings operations manager since 2016…

Fleet Cleaner Goes to Work

Jul 12, 2017

Fleet Cleaner robot cleans several 350m+ containerships in Dutch ports After recently launching its ship hull cleaning installation in all Dutch ports, Fleet Cleaner has cleaned various container vessels measuring more than 350 meters long…

Hempel Invests in Fire Protection Coatings R&D

Jun 29, 2017

Coatings manufacturer Hempel announced that it is investing in a new research and development center focused solely on passive fire protection coatings. Located just outside Barcelona in Spain, the center is due to open toward the end of 2018…

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