Tag: <span>Chugoku Marine Paints</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...

Chugoku launches solvent-free epoxy coating for ballast tanks
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Chugoku launches solvent-free epoxy coating for ballast tanks

Following years of extensive prototype trials in field tests, Chugoku Marine Paints (CMP) is ready to launch a new solvent-free epoxy coating that can be applied to water ballast tanks (WBT) with standard application equipment that meets new Korean regulations under the Atmospheric Environment Conservation Act for the management of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). CMP’s...

Chugoku Marine Paints expands Selektope-containing antifouling range
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Chugoku Marine Paints expands Selektope-containing antifouling range

Chugoku Marine Paints (CMP) has introduced a new antifouling coating containing the barnacle-repellent active agent Selektope. Selektope, which has been developed by Swedish company I-Tech, is an organic, non-metal compound that temporarily stimulates barnacle larvae’s receptors, preventing them from attaching to any ship’s surface. The effect lasts only a short time and is non-fatal. SEA...

I-Tech receives 36m SEK order for Selektope antifouling
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I-Tech receives 36m SEK order for Selektope antifouling

Swedish company I-Tech has received a supply order of its antifouling ingredient Selektope from Chugoku Marine Paints (CMP). The order is worth 36 million SEK (3.9 million USD). Selektope is an organic, non-metal molecule that works by stimulating the receptors of any barnacle larvae as they come in to contact with it on the surface...

The molecule targeting shipping’s biofouling problem
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The molecule targeting shipping’s biofouling problem

A recently developed bio-repelling antifouling ingredient known as medetomidine, already used as a sedative in drugs for humans and animals, is finding a new application in the marine coatings industry as a biological deterrent preventing barnacles from settling on ships’ hulls and other surfaces. Swedish company I-Tech is responsible for the introduction of this bio-technology...

I-Tech and CMP sign agreement for largest ever Selektope order
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I-Tech and CMP sign agreement for largest ever Selektope order

I-Tech, the Swedish company that developed unique antifouling ingredient, Selektope, has signed a supply agreement with Chugoku Marine Paints (CMP), giving the Japanese paint company access to I-Tech’s Selektope-containing antifouling product portfolio. Philip Chaabane, CEO, I-Tech, comments: “This significant order for Selektope demonstrates how I-Tech’s antifouling technology is meeting market demand for increased hard fouling...