Marine coatings & hull protection news

JOTUN PARTNERS IN NORWEGIAN ZERO-EMISSIONS PROJECT

JOTUN PARTNERS IN NORWEGIAN ZERO-EMISSIONS PROJECT

Norwegian coatings company Jotun says that it is proud to be a partner of Hurtigruten's 'Sea Zero' project. Sea Zero is a project Hurtigruten Norway started in spring 2022 and its ambition is to enable zero-emission passenger and freight transport along the Norwegian...

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Yara
Cygnus
PAINT COMPANY’S TECHNOLOGY DAY UNDERLINES GREEN CREDENTIALS

PAINT COMPANY’S TECHNOLOGY DAY UNDERLINES GREEN CREDENTIALS

Nippon Paint Marine’s innovative approach to marine coatings technology was the primary focus of a recent event held by the company in Korea, with a number of delegates praising the company’s range of antifouling and anticorrosion systems in meeting the shipping...

MORE EFFICIENT COATINGS IMPROVE FUEL EFFICIENCY AND CUT EMISSIONS

MORE EFFICIENT COATINGS IMPROVE FUEL EFFICIENCY AND CUT EMISSIONS

I-Tech, the Swedish developer of the antifouling biotechnology Selektope and Rise Research Institutes of Sweden (Rise) have developed a new method for introducing Selektope into marine antifouling coatings, expanding the ways paint manufacturers can work with the...

HEMPEL’S FUEL-SAVING HULL COATING NOW ON 3000 SHIPS

HEMPEL’S FUEL-SAVING HULL COATING NOW ON 3000 SHIPS

Coatings company Hempel says it has passed a landmark in the number of ships coated with its Hempaguard hull paint, after a 335m long container ship received the 3000th application of its flagship Hempaguard product during a dry-docking at Beihei Shipyard in China....

NIPPON PAINT ANTIFOULING MAINTAINS EFFICIENCY THROUGH LAY-UP

NIPPON PAINT ANTIFOULING MAINTAINS EFFICIENCY THROUGH LAY-UP

Nippon Paint Marine has reported substantial interest in its Aquaterras antifouling system following growing evidence that cruise ships are returning to service after lengthy lay-up with hulls completely free of biofouling.  After full application of Aquaterras...

JOTUN CLEAN HULL PROGRAMME READY FOR GLOBAL MARKET

JOTUN CLEAN HULL PROGRAMME READY FOR GLOBAL MARKET

Norwegian coatings supplier Jotun says that its proactive hull optimisation programme, known as HullKeeper, enables ship operators to take control of their vessels’ hulls and gives tools to improve efficiency, lower costs and help with decarbonisation, as well as...

MULTI-TANKER DEAL FOR APC’S GREEN TANK COATING

MULTI-TANKER DEAL FOR APC’S GREEN TANK COATING

USA-based manufacturer Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) has signed a major multi-ship deal with Turkish ship management firm Chemfleet to recoat ten tankers. According to APC global marine manager, Capt Onur Yildirim, APC now holds 80% of the Turkish marine coatings...

CR Ocean
Protea
EPS IMPROVES PROPELLER EFFICIENCY WITH GRAPHITE

EPS IMPROVES PROPELLER EFFICIENCY WITH GRAPHITE

The Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) managed LPG carrier vessel 'Quebec' has recently left dry dock with reimagined accommodations as part of the company's 'Life at Sea' Programme, but also a fresh coat of paint. While new paint is standard during dry dock, the Quebec’s...

NIPPON PAINT GAINS FIRST FASTAR ORDERS FROM KOREA

NIPPON PAINT GAINS FIRST FASTAR ORDERS FROM KOREA

KSS Line has applied Nippon Paint Marine’s Fastar coating to the hulls of a pair of LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) carriers, becoming the first South Korean shipowner to apply the energy-saving nano-type antifouling paint to existing tonnage. The gas and chemical...

APC TANK COATING SAVES TIME AND ENERGY FOR TURKISH OPERATORS

APC TANK COATING SAVES TIME AND ENERGY FOR TURKISH OPERATORS

US-based ship tank coating manufacturer Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) has won a new deal to supply two new chemical tankers being built in Turkey. APC's Turkish division begins work this month applying APC’s MarineLINE coating system on the projects. The new build...

COATING WILL ENHANCE FUEL EFFICIENCY OF NEW JOSCO BOXSHIPS

COATING WILL ENHANCE FUEL EFFICIENCY OF NEW JOSCO BOXSHIPS

Nippon Paint Marine says that it nano-based antifouling Fastar I has been selected for three energy-efficient 1091 TEU container ships the Tsuneishi Group is building for China’s Jiangsu Ocean Shipping Co (JOSCO). The first in the series, Hull No SS297, is nearing...

MORE CORROSION PROTECTION NEEDED FOR GAS STORAGE CONVERSIONS

MORE CORROSION PROTECTION NEEDED FOR GAS STORAGE CONVERSIONS

Nippon Paint Marine is advising shipowners and shipyards converting existing oil and gas carriers into storage and production units to ensure their fuel, water and cargo tanks are sufficiently protected from corrosion. According to data from the coatings specialist,...

EVERGREEN CHOOSES NIPPON PAINT COATINGS FOR MEGA-BOXSHIPS

EVERGREEN CHOOSES NIPPON PAINT COATINGS FOR MEGA-BOXSHIPS

The world’s largest containership, measured by TEU-carrying capacity, has floated out with Nippon Paint Marine antifouling and anti-corrosion systems protecting the vessel’s 400m long hull. When delivered, the 24,000TEU class Ever Alot will be the first of four new...

PureSOx
Danfoss
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