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ClassNK CERTIFIES CMP OPERATIONAL PROFILE ANALYSIS

ClassNK CERTIFIES CMP OPERATIONAL PROFILE ANALYSIS

ClassNK has issued a statement of fact (SoF) for the results of the hull performance analysis and operational profile analysis by Chugoku Marine Paints (CMP) based on actual data of a ship in service. Through its hull data analysis service CMP-MAP, CMP offers hull...

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MIDDLE EAST DRYDOCK OFFERS CARBON-SAVING COATING

MIDDLE EAST DRYDOCK OFFERS CARBON-SAVING COATING

Oman shiprepair yard Asyad Drydock, part of Asyad Group, says that it has applied a high-quality nano-epoxy coating to Asyad Shipping’s Ultramax bulk carrier, 'Jabal Al Kawr'. This new coating technology had previously been applied for the first time in the Middle...

PROPELLER COATINGS EXPECTED TO REDUCE EMISSIONS AND IMPROVE CII

PROPELLER COATINGS EXPECTED TO REDUCE EMISSIONS AND IMPROVE CII

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) is continuing to drive decarbonisation by implementing Graphite Innovation & Technologies (GIT) graphene-based, biocide-free propeller coating across more of its fleet. The application is said to maximise vessel performance with...

MAJORITY OF INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS MISUNDERSTAND BIOFOULING EFFECTS

MAJORITY OF INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS MISUNDERSTAND BIOFOULING EFFECTS

According to a report from coatings company Jotun, 59% of the shipping industry underestimate the negative environmental impacts of biofouling, with as many as 1 in 4 claiming to know little about the issue. Biofouling, caused by the build-up of micro-organisms,...

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...

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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...

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...

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