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Bim Ing
DAMEN SEES THE LIGHT FOR CLEAN HULLS

DAMEN SEES THE LIGHT FOR CLEAN HULLS

Damen Shipyards Group has joined AkzoNobel and Philips to help further develop a pioneering fouling control solution which uses UV-C light technology to keep ships’ underwater hulls clean. The technology integrates UV-C light-emitting diodes (LEDs) in a coating scheme...

GRAPHITE PROPELLER COATING SAVES EMISSIONS

GRAPHITE PROPELLER COATING SAVES EMISSIONS

Stolt Tankers and Graphite Innovations & Technology (GIT) have signed a two-year agreement to apply GIT’s XGIT-Prop graphene-based marine coating to the propellers of 25 Stolt Tankers ships during 2023. XGIT-Prop is an eco-friendly product that reduces marine...

SUPER-SMOOTH HULL COATING HELPS MEET EEXI AND CII

SUPER-SMOOTH HULL COATING HELPS MEET EEXI AND CII

Coatings company PPG has launched a new marine coating, described as a breakthrough approach to help shipowners lower power consumption and carbon emissions and meet demands for higher performance with no adverse impact on the marine environment. PPG Sigmaglide 2390...

CARGO TANK COATING HELPS DECARBONISE

CARGO TANK COATING HELPS DECARBONISE

US paint manufacturer Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC) has signed a new deal with United Overseas Management (Hellas) to fully recoat two of its oil and chemical tankers. APC will apply its MarineLINE protective tank coating to the 45,293 dwt UACC Mansouria and the...

TUG PARTNERSHIP USES HULL COATING TO CUT NOISE POLLUTION

TUG PARTNERSHIP USES HULL COATING TO CUT NOISE POLLUTION

Towage company Kotug Canada, a partnership between Kotug International and Horizon Maritime Services, which say they are strongly committed to reducing impact from operations on the environment, has recently applied a new non-toxic noise reduction coatings to the hull...

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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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...

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