Coatings & Corrosion News


Hempel’s Fouling Defence Product Hempaguard Applied to 500 Vessels

Apr 28, 2016

Leading marine coatings manufacturer, Hempel, announces - after only two and a half years on the market -  its award winning innovative fouling defence product Hempaguard has now been applied as a full vessel coating to 500 ships.  This milestone was reached yesterday with the coating of a 61…

$2.58 mil Awarded for Maritime Heritage Education, Preservation

Apr 22, 2016

The National Park Service, in partnership with the Maritime Administration, has announced the award of $2.58 million in Maritime Heritage Program grants for projects in 19 states that preserve sites and objects related to our nation’s maritime history…

AkzoNobel Debuts Intershield

Apr 21, 2016

AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business has launched a best-in-class anticorrosive universal primer, Intershield One-2-One, which delivers simplified maintenance, waste avoidance and enhanced corrosion protection. Intershield One-2-One, part of AkzoNobel’s International range of marine coatings…

Selektope wins European Marine Engineering Award

Apr 15, 2016

Gothenburg-based I-Tech’s Selektope antifouling agent has secured one of the prestigious European Marine Engineering Awards 2016, in recognition of the breakthrough marine coating ingredient’s Environmental Performance.The Environmental Performance Award…

Saving with Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions Guaranteed

Apr 07, 2016

Jotun has analysed the first ever five year dry-docking of a vessel treated with its Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) system. The data revealed that Gearbulk’s Penguin Arrow, coated with Jotun’s SeaQuantum X200 in September 2010, recorded a…

Selektope Shortlisted for Marine Engineering Award

Mar 24, 2016

Gothenburg-based I-Tech’s Selektope antifouling system has been shortlisted in the Environmental Performance category by the judging panel for the European Marine Engineering Awards. The winner of this Award will be announced at the European…

First Issue of Carbon Credits from Intersleek Technology

Feb 24, 2016

AkzoNobel has announced the issue of more than 126,000 carbon credits worth more than $500,000 – the first to be awarded under the company’s landmark scheme for the shipping industry – which was developed in conjunction with the Gold Standard Foundation and the Fremco Group…

Rust Prevention: BioCorr Gets EU Trademark Approval

Feb 18, 2016

Cortec Corporation said that its biobased and biodegradable rust preventative, BioCorr, has received registered trademark approval from EU's Office of Harmonization. BioCorr is a water based, ready to use formulation intended for preservation of metals in storage and during transportation…

The Next Generation of Hull Performance Management

Feb 10, 2016

Hull performance monitoring solutions can offer significant fuel savings potential, a fact that is prompting growing interest from the maritime industry. To spur development and increase awareness of this exciting field, DNV GL and paint manufacturer…

Brown of International Paint to Retire

Jan 26, 2016

Jim Brown, a ubiquitous figure in the global maritime coatings world for decades as the Market Development Manager of AkzoNobel’s Marine Coating’s brand, International, announced he is retiring effective the end of January 2016.

Hempel Appoints Boyer-Søgaard as CFO

Dec 09, 2015

Hempel A/S announces that Anders Boyer-Søgaard, CFO and member of Executive Management of GN Store Nord A/S, will succeed CFO Kim Junge Andersen who will join Rockwool as CFO as per January 1, 2016.In 2007, Anders Boyer-Søgaard joined…

Hempel’s Milestone in Micro-fiber Coatings

Nov 20, 2015

A marine coatings manufacturer, Hempel, has announcedthat since 1998 it has reached the extraordinary milestone of having sold 100 million liters of its unique micro-fiber based antifouling paint. The equivalent of coating 45,000 vessels. In 1994…

Next Steps for IMO/Norad Project

Nov 09, 2015

Senior officials from the six southeast Asia countries benefiting from an IMO-Norwegian Development Cooperation Agency (Norad) marine environment project are meeting for a second meeting in Bangkok, November 9-10, to review progress and discuss the next steps…

New Bulkers Launched into Fuel-saving Future

Sep 29, 2015

One of the first commercial applications of MAN Diesel & Turbo’s new MAN Alpha Kappel FP propeller took place off the coast of China recently when the vessel Elsabeth C, a 58,500-dwt Supramax bulk carrier owned by Frontmarine Co. Ltd – an affiliated and managed company of Lemissoler Navigation Co…

Pettit Paint Debuts Antifouling Line for Yachts

Sep 13, 2015

Pettit Marine Paint, leading manufacturer of high performance marine coatings, announced today the release of the all-new superyacht antifouling system, the Pettit XL line. Consisting of the top-selling antifouling products in Pettit’s line…

Logistics News

Hong Kong Fire Service gets new Emergency Boat

Hong Kong Fire Service gets new Emergency Boat

Africa’s Mining Industry Providing Opportunities for Bulk Shipping

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Saudi Global Ports Adds New Cranes

Saudi Global Ports Adds New Cranes

DP World Romania Doubles Container Shipping Capacity in Black Sea Port

DP World Romania Doubles Container Shipping Capacity in Black Sea Port

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