Joanna van Helmond, Global Product Manager Antifouling, PPG Protective and Marine Coatings investigates fouling release coatings and why the use of friction coefficient is the optimal way to measure the hull surface impact on drag reduction.
HMG Paints, the UK’s Largest Independent Paint Manufacturer, have attained Made in Britain accreditation. Made in Britain brings together the British manufacturing community, the company will now carry the Made in Britain collective mark across its packaging and products along with its marketing materials and digital channels.
An ambitious new strategy defines the timeframe of a doubling of Hempel by 2025. Doubling revenue allows Hempel to also double its positive impact.
Hempel confirms leadership position within fuel efficiency in the shipping industry. By completing 2,000 vessel applications of Hempaguard X7, Hempel has reduced shipowners’ fuel consumption by 7.6 million tons, lowering fuel costs by at least USD 2.6 billion and CO2 emissions by 23.5 million tons.