Tag: <span>Selektope</span>

I-Tech mitigates barnacle fouling on high-risk idling vessel
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I-Tech mitigates barnacle fouling on high-risk idling vessel

Biotech antifouling specialists I-Tech has announced the performance of its barnacle-repelling active ingredient, Selektope after an eight-month period in outfitting of the world’s largest civilian hospital ship, Global Mercy. In May 2021, Global Mercy completed its sea trial with good results. After extended static period during outfitting, exposed to high risk of fouling, I-Tech found...

I-Tech and IFF combine antifouling technologies in joint agreement
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I-Tech and IFF combine antifouling technologies in joint agreement

I-Tech, developers of the antifouling technology, Selektope, has signed a joint development agreement with IFF Microbial Control, providers of SEA-NINE 211N, and developers of the new SEA-NINE ULTRA marine antifouling agent technology. The two entities seek to explore technical opportunities by combining their respective technologies, which together can offer high performance, sustainable and regulatory compliant...

Chugoku launches new Selektope-powered antifouling
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Chugoku launches new Selektope-powered antifouling

Hull coating manufacturer, Chugoku Marine Paints (CMP), has integrated the active antifouling agent, Selektope in a new coating product developed for vessels. The newly launched product, Seaflo Neo M1 Plus, is the latest expansion of the Seaflo Neo range and has been designed to protect ocean-going vessels with varying trading patterns and activity levels against...

New Selektope-powered antifouling paint launched
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New Selektope-powered antifouling paint launched

Antifouling agent Selektope has been integrated into a brand new antifouling paint for vessels trading worldwide. Selektope is an active agent which, when added to paints and coatings, effectively repels barnacles. The ingredient is widely recognised as a highly efficient and sustainable barnacle fouling prevention product. In order to meet the growing demand of efficient...

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...

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...

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....

40 per cent of vessels have ‘unacceptable levels of biofouling’
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40 per cent of vessels have ‘unacceptable levels of biofouling’

New research commissioned by Swedish biotechnology company I-Tech finds that 40 per cent of vessels have unacceptable levels of barnacle fouling. I-Tech contracted independent marine coating consultants, Safinah Group, to analyse underwater hull fouling condition on a sample of 249 ships which dry-docked over a four-year period between 2015-2019. The sample included all major ship...

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...

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...

Number of ships using Selektope containing antifouling expected to double
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Number of ships using Selektope containing antifouling expected to double

The number of ships using a Selektope-containing antifouling coating is expected to more than double in 2019 following a successful 2018. Selektope, a barnacle-repelling antifouling ingredient has been developed by Swedish company I-Tech. The organic, non-metal compound temporarily stimulates barnacle larvae’s receptors, preventing them from attaching to any ship’s surface. The effect lasts only a...