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Marine coatings are applied to military or commercial ships, pleasure craft, off shore rigs but also structures which are in sea or fresh water environments. Marine coatings need to provide the dual protection from corrosion and against marine-related damage and provide the performance demanded in the marine industry. Main chemistries used to formulate marine coatings are epoxies or polyurethanes.

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Jun 24, 2016 | Industry News

Akzonobel Gets Recognition for its Carbon Credits Methodology

AkzoNobel’s methodology for rewarding ship owners who use sustainable hull coatings has been named Environmental Leader Product of the Year for 2016. The award recognizes the introduction of the...

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Jun 8, 2016 | Industry News

PPG’s SIGMASHIELD™ MTC System Delivers High Performance for Dry Bulk Cargo Holds

PPG’s protective and marine coatings business has unveiled a new protective system for dry bulk carrier cargo holds at Posidonia 2016. The system features a unique chemistry that maximizes...

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May 20, 2016 | Product News

Hempel Introduces Hempaline Defend Vinyl Ester Lining Range for Industrial Applications

Hempel announced the launch of its new Hempaline Defend Vinyl Ester range of linings. The linings are designed specifically for challenging applications – such as tanks, stacks, ductwork, flue gas...

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May 19, 2016 | Industry News

PETRONAS Selects Jotun’s HPS Antifouling System for its LNG Vessels

PETRONAS has selected Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) antifouling system for two LNG vessels chartered from MISC. This will increase vessel efficiency, substantially cut fuel costs and...

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May 16, 2016 | Industry News

Euronav Decides to Apply Hempel’s Hempaguard Hull Coatings to its Vessels

Euronav was so convinced by Hempaguard’s ability to reduce fuel consumption that it decided to apply Hempaguard to four more vessels. Hempaguard combines the two mechanisms, silicone-hydrogel and...

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Jun 13, 2016 | Industry News

Jotun Adapts HPS Guarantee, Ensures it is Fully ISO/DIS-19030-2 Compliant

ISO 19030 is finally nearing publication, in a move that has the potential to save the shipping industry as much as USD 30 billion in annual fuel costs. Jotun has adapted its HPS guarantee to ensure...

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May 24, 2016 | Industry News

PPG Receives Fund from EU to Produce an Innovative Fouling-protection Film System

PPG has received European Union funding for a project that aims to produce an innovative fouling-protection system for commercial vessels. It will allow shipowners to enjoy the fouling-release...

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May 20, 2016 | Industry News

Asia Pacific Coating Resins Market to Reach USD 27.87 bn by 2023: TMR

Asia Pacific coating resins market stood at USD 15.24 bn in 2014 and is likely to reach USD 27.87 bn by 2023. The technologies being used in the Asia Pacific coating resins market are waterborne...

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May 18, 2016 | Industry News

AkzoNobel Expands its Performance Coatings Plant in Indonesia

AkzoNobel has completed phase one of the Euro 2.5 million expansion of its performance coatings plant. The investment will increase capacity and will help the company meet growing domestic demand...

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May 12, 2016 | Industry News

AkzoNobel Presents Carbon Credits to Neda Maritime for its Sustainable Hull Coatings

Neda Maritime has become the first ship owner to receive carbon credits through a landmark scheme developed by AkzoNobel. Launched in 2014, it rewards ship owners for converting to sustainable hull...

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