August 10, 2017
People living in remote and isolated Amazonian communities will now have access to primary healthcare, thanks to the support of a medical ship operated by Vine Trust and restored using coatings from AkzoNobel.
July 04, 2017
Ship owners and operators can now enjoy a new level of flexibility and expand the options available for cost-effective onboard maintenance following the launch of a new multi-purpose one pack primer
June 21, 2017
A wider set of customers can embark on a ‘Digital Voyage’ – a new customer experience with AkzoNobel’s Intertrac Vision Lite. The new iPad App offers a lite version of Intertrac Vision, AkzoNobel’s big data hull performance prediction tool.
June 08, 2017
AkzoNobel has completed the €2.6 million ($3.5 million) expansion of its US research and development facilities in Houston, Texas.
May 30, 2017
Ship owners and operators at Nor-Shipping, a leading maritime event taking place in Oslo, are set to embark on AkzoNobel’s ‘Digital Voyage’.
May 18, 2017
A drone developed to improve maritime safety has earned an innovation award for a partnership comprising AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings Business, the supplier of International® coatings
May 08, 2017
Marine coatings customers will now enjoy anytime, anywhere access to data most critical to them, with the launch of AkzoNobel Marine Coatings’ International mobile app.
April 13, 2017
AkzoNobel’s ongoing efforts to make shipping more sustainable reached another landmark recently with the 1,000th application of Intersleek 1100SR, the biocide-free fouling control coating, part of the International® range.
March 29, 2017
AkzoNobel and leading global container shipping company Maersk Line have signed a strategic sustainability partnership to reduce carbon emissions per container shipped by 10%.
March 21, 2017
Ship owners and operators using the Intersleek® range of biocide-free marine coatings supplied by AkzoNobel have achieved fuel savings worth a combined total of $3 billion* since the technology was first introduced 21 years ago.
March 01, 2017
AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings Business, the supplier of International® coatings, has today announced the launch of a new shipping industry engagement programme to support the widespread and successful adoption of ISO 19030.
February 01, 2017
A new collaboration to develop a drone capable of remotely inspecting ballast water tanks and offshore wind farms, significantly improving accuracy, efficiencies, as well as the health and safety of ships’ crews and inspection personnel.
November 30, 2016
AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings Business, the supplier of International® coatings, is celebrating its 20,000th application of Intershield® 300, its highest performing anticorrosive universal primer.
November 29, 2016
A project by Tessella and AkzoNobel Marine Coatings to provide accurate and comprehensive fuel efficiency assessments of coatings for ship hulls, has won the Big Data and Analytics Project of the Year category at the 2016 UK IT Industry Awards, the benchmark for outstanding performance in the UK computing industry.
October 27, 2016
Leading global logistics company Grimaldi Group has received the largest number of carbon credits to have been issued through a landmark initiative developed by AkzoNobel’s marine coatings business, the supplier of International® coatings.
September 13, 2016
Restoration work has started on an iconic steamship regarded as the vanguard of 1930s Scottish engineering. TS Queen Mary is being transformed into one of the UK’s largest interactive maritime exhibits with help from AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business.
September 07, 2016
Switching to more sustainable shipping has been made easier for ship owners and operators following the launch of Intersleek 1000, a new biocide-free fouling control coating developed by AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business.
July 27, 2016
AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business has today outlined for the first time its full compliance with ISO 19030, the new standard for measuring hull and propeller performance.
July 22, 2016
The Carbon Credits program adds to its growing list of accolades by winning yet another major industry award – three awards in less than two months
June 23, 2016
AkzoNobel’s pioneering methodology for rewarding ship owners who use sustainable hull coatings has been named Environmental Leader Product of the Year for 2016.
May 11, 2016
Neda Maritime Agency Co Ltd, a leading Greek tanker and bulker owner, has become the world’s first ship owner to be awarded carbon credits through landmark methodology developed by AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business.
April 20, 2016
AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business has launched a best-in-class anticorrosive universal primer, Intershield® One-2-One, which delivers simplified maintenance, waste avoidance and enhanced corrosion protection.
March 23, 2016
Ship owners and operators can now benefit from improvements in operational, cost and environmental efficiencies thanks to the latest antifouling developed by AkzoNobel, which is set to revolutionize the biocidal coatings market.
March 11, 2016
AkzoNobel’s marine coatings business announces the addition of cruise vessels to Intertrac Vision, its ‘big data’ tool that provides accurate and transparent predictions on the fuel and CO2 savings potential of fouling control coatings.
February 25, 2016
AkzoNobel has announced the issue of more than 126,000 carbon credits worth more than $500,000 – the first to be awarded under the company’s landmark scheme for the shipping industry.
February 02, 2016
AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business and Marlins, the leading brand in Maritime English and technical e-learning solutions for the shipping, cruise and offshore industries, have launched a global training solution.
December 04, 2015
We supplied our high performance Intersleek hull coating to volunteer group Youth With a Mission (YWAM), who operate the ship. The system offers the added benefit of helping to reduce fuel consumption and emissions by an average of 9 percent.
October 20, 2015
A biocide-free anti-slime coating developed by AkzoNobel’s Marine Coatings business – which helps to save fuel and cut emissions – has been named overall winner of the prestigious ICIS Innovation Awards for 2015.
October 15, 2015
Intertrac Vision provides an instant assessment of ROI from the comparison of fouling control coatings prior to application. Advanced science enables a bespoke consultative approach for hull coating selection.
October 12, 2015
Intershield® 7100LWT, part of AkzoNobel’s International® line of marine coatings products, has received U.S. Navy approval to Military Specification MIL-PRF-3135 Type III Class 2, Grade B.
September 09, 2015
Commissioned by the UK Chamber of Shipping and produced by ITN Productions, A Maritime Nation is an online news programme that will investigate the global issues facing the shipping industry, the UK’s heritage and standing.
July 09, 2015
AkzoNobel’s landmark carbon credits methodology for the shipping industry has won the Best Offsetting Project award in the 2015 Voluntary Carbon Market Rankings.
April 24, 2015
Leading Spanish ferry operator Baleària has signed up to AkzoNobel’s landmark carbon credits program
March 05, 2015
Leading ship owner Navig8, is progressing application of Interline®9001, an advanced cargo tank coating from AkzoNobel’s International® marine coating product range, on a series of 18 chemical tankers currently under construction in South Korea.