Below you’ll find the latest news releases from International.
International® has launched two patented fouling control technologies; Intercept®8000 LPP, a patented biocidal antifouling set to revolutionise predictability in hull coating performance, and Intersleek®1100SR, the industry’s first patented biocide-free slime release technology.
International Paint has officially opened its new global Marine Coatings headquarters in Singapore. The move recognises the increasing importance to the company of Asia-Pacific markets, where a significant proportion of global maritime activity takes place. It also underscores the significance of Singapore as a hub for International Paint’s regional operations.
AkzoNobel’s International Paint business has helped refurbish a classroom at the Admiral Makarov State Maritime Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia, for students training to become professionals in the maritime industry.
Hapag-Lloyd has again chosen coatings from International Paint, this time for the Hamburg Express, the first of a new class of 10 container ship newbuildings from Hyundai Heavy Industries' shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea.
AkzoNobel was presented with an Investment Award from UK Trade and Investment in recognition of recent developments at its Felling, UK site. The award was made at a ceremony at the British Ambassador’s Residence in The Hague, Netherlands on October 16th, 2012.
International Paint today called on the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) to work with independent, vessel performance monitoring organisations to develop a standard methodology to determine the energy saving and eco-efficiency impact of clean technologies fitted to new and existing vessels.
International Paint has introduced two new silyl acrylate antifouling coatings. Aiming to improve and enhance customer choice, International is the first and only global manufacturer to offer both copper acrylate and silyl acrylate antifouling coatings within a comprehensive range of fouling control technologies.
International Yacht Paint has launched Intersleek Pro, foul release technology targeted specifically at the pleasure craft market. It represents a new category of products for the Yacht business, marking a departure from the traditional biocidal antifouling offer.
International Yacht Paint has launched a Micron WA, a premium antifouling range. Micron WA features Water Activated Matrix technology, which allows efficient use of lower copper levels, as well as efficient and effective biocide delivery and substantially reduced patina formation on the hull.
International Paint has formed a partnership with BMT ARGOSS to deliver improvements in performance, efficiency and environmental emissions for the global shipping fleet. The partnership combines International’s world-class fouling-control coatings with BMT SMARTSERVICES, an advanced onboard performance monitoring and reporting system that provides ship performance information to the crew and shore-based management.
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