Tag: <span>Antifouling</span>

I-Tech secures 6.4M frame order from Chugoku for antifouling agent
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I-Tech secures 6.4M frame order from Chugoku for antifouling agent

Swedish developers of active antifouling agent Selektope, I-Tech, has received a frame order worth 53m SEK (6.4m USD) from Japanese paint manufacturer, Chugoku Marine Paints (CMP). Chugoku Marine Paints placed the order as a measure to secure supply in the expansion of existing and newly introduced fuel-saving antifouling products around the world. The order comes...

I-Tech secures $6.3M frame order from Chugoku Marine Paints
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I-Tech secures $6.3M frame order from Chugoku Marine Paints

I-Tech has received a new frame order amounting to 53 MSEK (US $6.3M) from Chugoku Marine Paints (CMP) to be delivered during 2021 and 2022. The order is placed by Chugoku Marine Paints as a measure to secure supply in the expansion of existing and newly introduced fuel-saving antifouling products around the world. This frame...

Chugoku Marine Paints chooses Selektope for new marine coating range
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Chugoku Marine Paints chooses Selektope for new marine coating range

Selektope, the antifouling technology developed by Swedish biotechnology company I-Tech, will be a major component in hull coating manufacturer Chugoku Marine Paints’ (CMP) new domestic marine coating range. I-Tech’s long-term partner, CMP, has integrated Selektope into two new antifouling paint products designed for coastal vessels in order to meet the growing hard fouling prevention needs...

Chugoku expands portfolio of Selektope containing antifouling
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Chugoku expands portfolio of Selektope containing antifouling

Selektope, the antifouling technology developed by Swedish biotechnology company I-Tech, will be a major component in hull coating manufacturer Chugoku Marine Paints’ (CMP) new domestic marine coating range as well as in a new product for the Japanese leisure boat market. I-Tech’s long-term partner, CMP, has integrated Selektope into two new antifouling paint products designed...

Nippon Paint Marine launches new nano antifouling technology
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Nippon Paint Marine launches new nano antifouling technology

Coatings manufacturer Nippon Paint Marine has launched a new antifouling technology which reportedly enhances antifouling performance to a level and consistency never seen before. It also substantially improves the time and the film thickness required for application, compared to other hull coatings. Introduced to the market this week, FASTAR is a self-polishing antifouling paint that...

HullWiper to launch mobile hull cleaning in Namibia
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HullWiper to launch mobile hull cleaning in Namibia

HullWiper is teaming up with KWINT Offshore Services Namibia to bring green, safe and port-approved hull cleaning solutions to vessels calling at Walvis Bay. Namibia’s Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism has issued an Environmental Clearance Certificate to KWINT to operate the hull cleaning solution, making HullWiper’s eco-friendly Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) the only hull...

Kongsberg signs antifouling agreement with Sonihull
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Kongsberg signs antifouling agreement with Sonihull

Coventry-based Sonihull, the developer of environmentally friendly antifouling systems, has signed an agreement with Kongsberg Maritime to be its sole-supplier of ultrasonic anti-fouling systems. The agreement covers every application in the Kongsberg Maritime’s range of Kamewa waterjets. “This agreement is a significant achievement in the current climate,” said Darren A. Rowlands, CEO of Sonihull. “Kongsberg...

Hempel launches re-formulated antifouling technology
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Hempel launches re-formulated antifouling technology

Hempel has enhanced its Olympic+ and Oceanic+ antifouling range and is adding five new antifouling solutions to its portfolio. Oceanic Protect+, Oceanic Flex+, Olympic Protect+, Olympic Flex+ and Olympic Protect have been re-formulated to deliver an even higher performance through better control of the leached layer and an enhanced mechanical strength. Coupled with this, higher volume...

HullWiper launches self-contained hull cleaning container
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HullWiper launches self-contained hull cleaning container

HullWiper has announced the launch of its self-contained 40ft container to meet the need for safe, eco-friendly hull cleaning operations at remote locations. HullWiper worked with MFC Concepts, a producer of highly engineered modular and offshore containers, to modify the container so that its Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) can be transported, by road or sea,...

I-Tech upgrades regulatory position of Selektope in Japan
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I-Tech upgrades regulatory position of Selektope in Japan

I-Tech has been granted full approval for the antifouling active agent Selektope under the Japanese Chemical Substance Control Law (CSCL) enforced by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW), Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and Ministry of the Environment (MOE). Since 2013, Selektope has held a low production volume exemption in Japan....

Coronavirus, coatings and carbon
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Coronavirus, coatings and carbon

Way back in January this year, a time that seems like it was generations ago, shipping was facing up to a global, existential challenge – reducing its carbon emissions and the global climate emergency. The fateful day of January 1, 2020 had come and gone with less disruption than many had anticipated, with generally widespread...

Jotun launches Selektope-containing paint products
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Jotun launches Selektope-containing paint products

Norwegian paint-manufacturer Jotun has commercialised two new marine paint products containing I-Tech’s antifouling active agent Selektope. Selektope is an organic, metal-free antifouling active agent added to marine coatings to prevent barnacles from settling on the coated surface by temporarily activating their swimming behaviour with non-fatal effect. This unique antifouling active agent delivers high efficiency in...