Coatings & Corrosion

Cruise Industry Highlights Environmental Efforts

In commemoration of Earth Day, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today highlighted the extensive efforts of the cruise industry and CLIA member lines

PPG Reports Record Q1 2014 Results

  PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) reported record first quarter 2014 net sales from continuing operations of $3.6 billion, up $528 million, or 17 percent, versus the prior year.

ClassNK Approves Fillet Welding Consumable

Classification society ClassNK announced that it has granted type approval for the new MX-200F welding consumable, developed by Kobe Steel Co., Ltd. (KOBELCO) to

LR Approval for Tough Sea Water Ballast Tanks

After extensive testing, LifeGuard Active Rust Primer has earned its unprecedented third renewal of the prestigious Lloyd's Register Certificate as a Recognized Ballast Tank Maintenance Coating.

Ecoshield Wins Industry Award

Subsea Industries, a Hydrex company, announced that its Ecoshield coating system, which offers protection from cavitation and corrosion/erosion damage for ship hulls,

Software Tailors Hull Coatings to Specific Vessel Ops

Overlays global oceanic and coastal foul risk assessments for any vessel AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business, the producer of advanced International hull coatings has developed Intertrac,

LUX Assure Advances Into North America

As part of its continuing global growth strategy, Aberdeen based oil and gas asset integrity and corrosion management firm LUX Assure has increased its presence

Hempel Says 2013 Brought Record Profits

The Hempel Group announced it delivered a record net profit in 2013, placing it in a strong position to achieve its targets through a combination of organic and external growth.

HEMPAGUARD: New Antifouling from Hempel

Hempel said its brand-new HEMPAGUARD, a ground-breaking hull coating concept, offers resistance to fouling during idle periods, significant fuel savings and trading flexibility.

PYI Named Distributor of Velox Plus

PYI Inc., manufacturer and supplier of high quality marine products and solutions since 1981, announces that Italian based Marlin Yacht Paints has appointed PYI Inc.

Hobart Stick Electrode Improves Control and Quality

Hobart Brothers Company’s Hobart 610 stick electrode features a concentric design, ensuring an even coating along its entire length and consistent arc performance.

Nanocoating Saves Billions in Corrosion Costs

Advancements in nanotechnology currently offer organizations with cargo ships and industrial equipment a long-term alternate to conventional paints. Nanovere Technologies

Proposal on Spray Painting Passes

NMMA in conjunction with Lauderdale Marine Center (LMC) and the National Fire Protection Committee on Spray Finishing, recently drafted and approved a new standard

PPG PMC Terminates Sales Agreement in Mexico

PPG Industries’ protective and marine coatings (PMC) business announced that it has terminated its licensee agreement with Comex Group in Mexico and that customers

PPG Delivers Pipe Coatings in South Africa

Coatings specialist says it draws on local production network and highly experienced team to deliver high specification products for local utility project. PPG

Pump Efficiency Restored at Iceland Fish Farm

Located in the Southwest corner of Iceland beside the Atlantic Ocean is one of Stofnfiskur’s salmon broodstockfarms. This farm located in a place called Vogar was

New, Free Interlux Paint Guide App

Need To find the right paint for your boat? Now there is an app for that. The Interlux Boat Paint Guide has gone digital with the launch of a free Interlux Paint

Fendercare Secures Major Fendering Contract

Norfolk based Fendercare Marine, a supplier of marine products and services, has won a contract to supply Yokohama fenders to the Ministry of Defence (MoD). The

Aquina Named CEO at Hertel

Hertel hereby announces that Victor Aquina, currently Managing Director of the Hertel Caspian region and the former CEO of Nacap, will be appointed as CEO of Hertel as of 1 April 2014.

Intertek Presents Corrosion Solutions at NACE

Intertek, the global provider of quality and safety services, will address key topical issues at the NACE Corrosion 2014 conference this week. Corrosion costs $276 billion annually in the U.

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