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Maersk Fluid Technology Sees SEA-Mate Order Influx

May 17, 2017

Maersk Fluid Technology (MFT) has reported a recent influx of orders for its SEA-Mate Blending-on-Board (BOB) system as confirmation of industry demand for technological solutions that enable ship operators to blend fit-for-purpose cylinder…

Akzo Nobel Rejects Third PPG Takeover Bid

May 08, 2017

Marine coating major AkzoNobel announced it has declined a third unsolicited, non-binding and conditional proposal submitted by PPG Industries on April 24, 2017, for all outstanding ordinary shares in the capital of AkzoNobel. A statement…

Is Tin Returning in Silicone Hull Coatings?

Apr 19, 2017

The reemergence of organotin in marine hull coatings is of increasing concern, with academics and environmentalists calling on International Maritime Organization (IMO) to investigate the use of tin in silicone-based foul release systems and other ships hull coatings…

Hansen Joins Hempel as CCO

Mar 08, 2017

Hempel has appointed Michael Hansen as its new executive vice president and chief commercial officer (CCO). He will join the coatings manufacturer’s executive management board on 1 May, reporting directly to group president and chief executive officer (CEO)…

Selektope Appoints Austin to Marketing & Comms Role

Jan 19, 2017

Catherine Austin has assumed the role of Director Marketing and Communications at Gothenburg-based I-Tech, inventor and supplier of the unique marine anti-fouling agent Selektope. In the newly-created position Catherine Austin will direct…

Carboline Names Andrews Executive VP of US Sales

Jan 11, 2017

Carboline has appointed Darrin J. Andrews as Executive Vice President of Sales USA, effective December 5, 2016. Andrews has been in the protective and industrial coatings industry for over 27 years and has a wealth of knowledge in the oil and gas…

Pettit Hires Trimble as Technical Sales Rep

Oct 11, 2016

Marine coatings manufacturer Pettit Marine Paint has added Scott Trimble to its staff as Technical Sales Representative, responsible for bolstering customer retention efforts and developing new relationships in the vital Gulf Coast and Caribbean markets…

ABYC Launches Online Learning Platform

Sep 19, 2016

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) has launched a new online marine training platform which hosts multi-module courses, interactive learning tools and on-demand webinars. Students will have the opportunity to learn at their own pace and save in travel expenses to attend on-site courses…

Pettit Adds Technical Sales Staff

Aug 30, 2016

Marine coatings manufacturer Pettit Marine Paint announced the addition of George Dunigan to its technical sales team. As part of his role, Dunigan will be responsible for bolstering customer retention efforts and developing new relationships in the Maryland market…

Viscometer Helps Coating Process

Jun 23, 2016

Oxfordshire based Chiltern Connections specialist is a provider of conformal coating machines and associated solutions for a wide range of industrial customers. Applications for their coating machines are generally highly specialised and a means…

Kent, Johnson Join Pettit Sales Team

May 24, 2016

Marine coatings manufacturer Pettit Marine Paint has added two new regional representatives: Mike Kent, new technical sales representative for the territory of Texas, Louisiana and the Caribbean Islands, and Travis Johnson, part-time representative of Pettit products in southwest Florida…

Industry Group Developing New Hull Coating System

May 23, 2016

PPG’s protective and marine business has received EU Funding for a project which aims to produce a new fouling protection system for commercial vessels. A project development group including PPG, MACtac, Meyer Werft/ND Coatings, VertiDrive…

IMO Workshop Addresses Antifouling Systems

May 11, 2016

Flag state and port state roles in ratifying, implementing and enforcing the convention prohibiting the use of harmful antifouling systems on ships (AFS Convention) are on the agenda at a regional workshop held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, May 10-11…

Elandra Yachts Expands, Launches Finishing Department

May 04, 2016

Elandra Yachts has added another layer of craftsmanship to its boat-building operation with the launch of a new in-house paint department at the Gold Coast plant, signalling further growth for the Australian luxury motor yacht brand.Renowned…

PPG Unveils Subsea Coating System

May 03, 2016

The PPG protective and marine coatings business is introducing and highlight the new PHENGUARD Subsea coating system. The new product combination of PHENGUARD Subsea 610 coating and PHENGUARD Subsea 780 coating is an ideal two-coat subsea…

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